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Old 01-13-2013
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Re: Vendee Globe

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Gentlemen make your bets please!

If the kid that is leading now does not break the boat, I bet on him. A rookie and a new guy on the Open60. He has already made an amazing recovery: Missed the start, had to go around all other boats and pass the line again...well, he overtake them all François is his name:

Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Tracking
It seems I really should have made a bet, I guess there is somebody accepting bets on this. He was not the favorite at the beginning and the money would have come handy.

Now wit Armel at 260Nm and following the same course, unless he has a technical problem he is going to win this race. And it will be a good thing: He will prove that now there is not needed a huge amount of previous experience on this race to win it (he is a rookie) and therefore young talents will have more chances to find a budget to race the big one, this race.

some impressive images:

Arnaud Boissières bien accroché por VendeeGlobeTV

Day 64 highlights por VendeeGlobeTV

PS. Thank you guys for your nice words. I will continue posting according with my available time. Regards to all - Paulo