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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

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