Sharing a bit of America's Cup excitement

By now anyone who is at all interested in the America's Cup race held on San Francisco Bay has heard it all:

  • the stunning come-from-behind win of Oracle Team USA
  • the outstanding sailing exhibited by New Zealand's Team Emirates and by Oracle Team USA
  • the speed of the incredible boats
  • the final race with the lead see-sawing back and forth between two closely matched teams

Yesterday I stepped away from work for a 3-hour noontime break and headed to San Francisco's Marina Green to sit in the stands and watch the final race. The excitement of the crowd was palpable, and contagious. There were heart-stopping moments, and moments of great joy. When it was finished, I was exhausted, and I wasn't the one sailing those amazing boats!

Maybe you can get a little taste of the day from this very amateur, unedited video clip.


 

My hat's off to all the America's Cup contenders, super athletes who have introduced many of us to an incredible sport.

 

--- Come for a visit; Stay for a lifetime!

Lottie Kendall, Realtor®

Today | Sotheby's International Realty

San Carlos, California, 94070

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Comment balloon 6 commentsLottie Kendall • September 26 2013 08:11AM

Comments

Lucky you to actually see it.  I wanted to be up there so badly, but just couldn't make it.  Congrats to Team Oracle, and am glad we get the Cup!  Those boats are screaming fast.

Posted by Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker (Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates) almost 4 years ago

Gary, I hope you had a chance to watch it broadcast live. If not, check it out on YouTube.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco (Today | Sotheby's International Realty) almost 4 years ago

Lottie, the more I've thought about it the more I believe this America's Cup is one of the greatest comebacks in all of sports history certainly the greatest comeback in America's Cup history... just an amazing performance by a team that refused to quit and a lesson to everyone watching... never give up, never.

Posted by Nancy Laswick, Your REALTOR® For The Valley Of The Sun (United Real Estate) almost 4 years ago

That must have been an exciting thing to see, Lottie. I am glad you were able to make it.

Posted by Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market (Home Jane Realty) almost 4 years ago

What fun to get to see Lottie!  And thanks for helping let us share the excitement just a little bit :)

Posted by Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA (Managing Broker - City Realty Inc) almost 4 years ago
Lottie, how exciting to have opportunity to see America's Cup race in person. Hooray to Oracle team on fantastic finish. Love your video. Thanks for call.
Posted by Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor (Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate) almost 4 years ago

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