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Friday, June 22, 2012
With the Olympics now on the horizon Skandia have teamed up with award-winning photographer, Robert Wilson to capture some amazing images of Skandia Team GBR, the British Olympic and Para-Olympic sailing team on the waters around Weymouth and Portland.
Wilson has caught members of Skandia Team GBR including Norwich’s Nick Dempsey, RS-X; Andrew Simpson, Star class; Paul Goodison, Laser; Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, 470; Stephen Park, team manager and Ben Ainslie, Finn at key moments in their training over the last two years and just before the start of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta 2012.
This film shows the iconic images created and includes Skandia Team GBR sailors speaking about what it means to sail for Britain and how it would feel to win gold on home turf.
Dempsey will be among the favourites for gold at London 2012, having claimed World Championships gold in 2009 at the Olympic venue in Weymouth while he won silver at the test event last summer and the same colour medal last December’s worlds in Perth.