Présentation de l'éditeur
This is the story of the Finn class event at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. It contains event previews, profiles of all the sailors, in-depth interviews with the favourites, daily reports from each day of the Olympics, follow-up interviews with the three medalists and many beautiful photographs from before and during the event. At the 2012 Olympics in the Finn class, Ben Ainslie won his fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal to add to the silver medal from 1996 to become the most successful Olympic sailor of all time. This book describes the journey of 24 sailors as they prepare for the biggest regatta of their lives and continues through to the thrilling medal race where Ainslie secured his record breaking fourth gold medal. It is a unique account, told mainly in the words of the sailors. Through these stories and photos you can re-live one of the most momentous weeks in sailing.