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Jimmy Spithill

Jimmy Spithill

Skipper Spithill Returns To Cup America’s Champ Oracle

The chance to win a third straight America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.

02/03/2014

America's Cup Race 14

Oracle Team USA Wins Both Sunday Races To Stay Alive In America’s Cup

Jimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA were masterful in light air Sunday on San Francisco Bay, winning two races against Emirates Team New Zealand to stay alive in the America’s Cup.

09/22/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker races Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in race 11 during the America's Cup Finals on September 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kiwis 1 Win From America’s Cup Trophy; High Winds Postpone Race 12

Emirates Team New Zealand won Race 11 of the America’s Cup by 15 seconds Wednesday to close within one victory of taking the oldest trophy in international sports from powerhouse Oracle Team USA.

09/18/2013

Oracle Team USA competes in the America's Cup World Series in 2012 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

‘Cursed’ America’s Cup Set For Final Act On San Francisco Bay

The America’s Cup Finals begin in San Francisco on Saturday, and city and team officials are hoping that the races themselves will finally take center stage rather than the tragedy and controversies that have overshadowed the regatta thus far.

09/06/2013

America's Cup Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill goes paddle boarding beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (Photo courtesy: Oracle Team USA, Guilain Grenier)

America’s Cup Skipper Spithill Tries Stand Up Paddleboarding

Always up for a challenge, America’s Cup champion skipper Jimmy Spithill will trade the thrill of speeding across the waves of San Francisco Bay at the wheel of his high-performance catamaran for the hard work of paddling from one Hawaiian island to another.

07/26/2013

Roy Cano (left) of Sausalito and Erika Redding of San Francisco take pictures of the new Oracle Team USA AC72 as it leaves the dock for the first time on April 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Oracle Team USA Oozing Confidence Ahead Of America’s Cup

The skipper of Oracle Team USA said his sailing team is brimming with confidence as it looks forward to sailing on home waters before an enthusiastic home crowd at the 34th America’s Cup match, beginning Sept. 7 on San Francisco Bay.

04/29/2013

Team USA celebrates an overall win in the America's Cup World Series Sunday in San Francisco © ACEA 2012/ Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

Oracle Team USA Takes Top Honors In World Cup Series On SF Bay

Oracle Team USA took top honors on San Francisco Bay Sunday afternoon, winning both overall, and the match-race championship in the America’s Cup World Series.

08/26/2012

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