The America’s Cup Uncovered Episode´s picks up (1-20 updated Videos)
The new weekly magazine program America’s Cup Uncovered is designed to connect viewers with the people, places and stories that are the backbone of the America’s Cup. Featuring behind-the-scenes sneak-peeks, athlete profiles and up-close action on and off the water, America’s Cup Uncovered will take an in-depth look at the 34th edition over the next two years, offering an exclusive window into one of the most prestigious events in sport.
Uncovered Episode 1
A global first, the new weekly magazine program America’s Cup Uncovered is designed to connect viewers with the people, places and stories that are the backbone of the America’s Cup. Featuring behind-the-scenes sneak-peeks, athlete profiles and up-close action on and off the water.
Uncovered Episode 2
Episode 2 showcases the lead-up to the inaugural America’s Cup World Series event, with a visit to Cascais, Portugal with some of the people who’ll make it happen. Then it’s to Artemis CEO Paul Cayard, who has won everything there is to win in sailing, except an America’s Cup. We go home with him to San Francisco to find out where it all began and his quest to win the oldest trophy in international sport. Then, it’s back in Portugal with Loick Peyron and Team Energy as they sail the AC45 for the very first time. And finally, we’re in China and Korea — the Eastern-most frontier of the America’s Cup.
Uncovered Episode 3
This week’s episode begins with the first America’s Cup World Series Event in Cascais Portugal where we follow the man who’s responsibility for making the event happen on the water. Next, we meet the teams who will be the center of the action. Then, it’s off to Auckland where we go back in time to see the makings of the AC45, including a traditional Maori blessing of the boat. And finally we’ll be there as the teams line up ahead of their very first race – a look behind-the-scenes as the athletes get prepared.
Uncovered Episode 4
This week’s program begins with the inaugural America’s Cup World Series event in Cascais, Portugal aboard Green Comm Racing, the Spanish challenger as they compete in the first ever AC500 Speed Trial. Then, a day off from the sailing not just rest but also a focus on ocean conservation – join the teams as they help preserve the Cascais coastline. Next, it’s front and center with Geordie Shaver, America’s Cup commentator and former AC bowman, as he helps take America’s Cup TV live for the first time. Then we’re fresh off the race course, where Team Korea breaks down their racing after the beating America’s Cup winningest skipper, Russell Coutts.
Uncovered Episode 5
America’s Cup Uncovered Episode 5 picks up at the first AC Match Race Championship, with Terry Hutchinson and Loick Peyron providing a behind-the-scenes view of the race in action. Next, meet Green Comm Racing’s “rockstar” Carrie Howe, the only female sailor in the America’s Cup World Series. Then listen to Aleph’s Alain Gautier and Philippe Ligot as they follow their team in the final winner-take-all race for the Cascais title. Finally, the teams pack up and get ready for Plymouth, the heart of the UK maritime industry and one of the most famous ports in the world.
Uncovered Episode 6
America’s Cup Uncovered Episode 6 begins where the 34th America’s Cup will end – in San Francisco. Join America’s Cup Race Management CEO and Regatta Director Iain Murray as he flies high over the City and the racing area for the 2013 events. Then it’s onto Plymouth, where the locals share their excitement for the AC World Series Plymouth which begins September 10. Next it’s off to the Extreme RIB factory to see the production of the radical prototype media cats that made the AC World Series TV coverage so exciting on the water. Then, we get a taste of the AC45 from the guest racer’s eyes, riding shotgun with some of the best sailors in the world.
Uncovered Episode 7
The second stop on the America’s Cup World Series is just days away, America’s Cup Uncovered is in Plymouth to meet the brains behind the revolutionary new graphics system LiveLine. There’s an insight into the physiology of an America’s Cup athlete with Artemis Racing’s Dr Pete Cunningham and we catch up with some of the teams as they begin training on the south coast of England.
Uncovered Episode 8
The America’s Cup World Series has reached Plymouth, England. Local boatbuilder Will Stirling compares his traditional handcrafted boats to the AC45 and goes onboard with Greencomm for a speedtrial. We meet the skippers at a press conference and go behind the scenes with the LiveLine team during a fleet race in extreme conditions.
Uncovered Episode 9
The America’s Cup World Series is in Plymouth. After a dramatic fleet race the teams are fighting against time to get their boats back on the water. Rock star Charlie Simpson is in town and double Olympian Iain Percy gives his first impressions after joining Artemis Racing.
Uncovered Episode 10
The America’s Cup World Series Plymouth is drawing to a close, and we follow the conclusion of the Match Racing Championship with Team Korea and GB Olympic hopeful Tom Daley. We’ll also uncover the jet ski umpires and go behind the scenes with Emirates Team New Zealand, as the Kiwis look to end their regatta on a high.
Uncovered Episode 11
As the America’s Cup World Series moves on from Plymouth, we canvas spectators on the viewing experience and preview San Diego, the third stop on the World Series. Also featuring GB Olympic coach Jim Saltonstall and Team China’s search for sailing talent.
Uncovered Episode 12
Skipper James Spithill gives AC commentator and USA Olympic hopeful Genny Tulloch something to talk about with a race on board ORACLE Racing. Then we head to Lake Geneva in Switzerland to uncover the man behind Artemis Racing. But not before we hit the gym with Emirates Team New Zealand’s Winston Macfarlane, who gives us the lowdown on how he became part of a team who carry the weight of a nation’s expectation.
Uncovered Episode 13
America’s Cup legend John Bertrand shares his opinion on the new race format with Regatta Director Iain Murray and ORACLE Racing’s James Spithill. The America’s Cup trophy is the oldest trophy in sport. Ever wonder who made the trophy? Meet trophy maker: Garrard in London; but not before AC commentator Annie Gardner shows us around her hometown San Diego: beach, burgers and boats!
Uncovered Episode 14
Uncovered Episode 15
This week we meet Energy Team’s bowman Christophe André; he takes us through his rigorous training regime. In just one week Christophe, Energy Team, and the rest of the America’s Cup competitors will be racing in the 3rd of the inaugural America’s Cup World Series events in San Diego.
In San Diego we take a behind the scenes tour of the USS Midway. The Midway showcased cutting edge technology during its many years of service, soon the high tech AC45s will battle it out in front of the 972 foot vessel’s bow on San Diego Bay. Then back in San Francisco we go inside Pier 80 to get an exclusive glimpse at the work of the ORACLE Racing design team.
Follow by a trip up in the air with one of ACTV’s helicopter cameramen.
Uncovered Episode 16
This week we meet the America’s Cup design agency, Designwerk, who is responsible for the look and feel of the America’s Cup on TV. The agency was tasked with capturing the new extreme sports look on screen, as well as creating the opening title sequence for use in live TV events, including AC Uncovered.
If San Francisco Bay provides the perfect conditions for sailing on the edge, the city’s infamous streets offer the ideal combination of gradient and gravity for Freeboarding, which is like snowboarding on city streets for adrenaline junkies. Extreme sports are a part of the culture in San Francisco. Bay Area resident and newly crowned Kiteboard World Champion Johnny Heineken recently had the chance to to ride side by side with ORACLE Racing while they were training off the shores of the city front.
Then we get the latest crew news from each of the America’s Cup teams as they prep for racing to start at the America’s Cup World Series San Diego. We check out the leader board going into our first US stop on the 2011-2012 America’s Cup World Series tour.
Uncovered Episode 17
The America’s Cup World Series is in San Diego for the third stop on the global tour. We uncover the stories behind the action, including a behind the scenes look at the first skipper’s briefing, a surfing trip with Oracle Racing’s Simeon Tienpont and action from the first weekend of sailing.
Uncovered Episode 18
The America’s Cup World Series is in San Diego for the third stop, of the first season, on the inaugural America’s Cup World Series.
We’re on site, uncovering the stories behind the action, including ORACLE Racing’s new skipper Darren Bundock and China Team’s boat blessing ceremony featuring Louis Vuitton CEO Yves Carcelle.
We also experience our first ever America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project day, celebrating the connection between sailing and our desire for a clean and healthy ocean. ORACLE Racing’s Team Principal Larry Ellison is also in town supporting his boys on the back of an AC45 as James Spithill and team score a double Championship title win.
Uncovered Episode 19
AC Uncovered Episode 19 begins a three part review of all things America’s Cup in 2011.
From the celebration of San Francisco as the venue for the 34th America’s Cup, to the first America’s Cup World Series event in Cascais, Portugal.
We check in with the America’s Cup teams to to hear their thoughts on the revolution of sailing from the test event in Auckland, New Zealand to Russell Coutts’ capsize in San Francisco.
Uncovered Episode 20
AC Uncovered Episode 20 resumes the story of the inaugural year of the America’s Cup World Series with a look back to Plymouth where we witnessed stadium sailing in all its glory from The Hoe overlooking Plymouth Sound.
Extreme conditions bookended the week making stop two on the tour a regatta to remember with plenty of capsizes and crashes.
The 34th America´s Cup consists of three main stages – the America´s Cup World Series, the Louis Vuitton Cup and the America´s Cup Finals.
America´s Cup World Series
Each AC World Series regatta will be a combination of practice and championship racing, with additional practice sailing on-site ahead of each event.
America’s Cup World Series – Cascais, Portugal – 06.-14.08.2011 (ACWS Cascais)
America’s Cup World Series – Plymouth, UK – 10.-18.09.2011 (ACWS Plymouth)
America’s Cup World Series – San Diego USA – 12.-20.11.2011 (ACWS San Diego)
America’s Cup World Series – Naples, Italy – 07.-15.04.2012 (ACWS Naples)
America’s Cup World Series – Venice, Italy – 12.-20.05.2012 (ACWS Venice)
America’s Cup World Series – Newport, Rhode Island, USA – 23.06. – 01.07.2012 (ACWS Newport)
America’s Cup World Series – San Francisco, USA – 21.08. – 26.08.2012
America’s Cup World Series – San Francisco, USA – 04.10. – 07.10.2012 (during San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week)
America’s Cup Red Bull Youth – San Francisco, USA – Feb 09 – 24, 2013
America’s Cup World Series – San Francisco, USA – Apr 16 – 21, 2013 Naples, Italy
America’s Cup World Series – San Francisco, USA – May 28 – 30, 2013 USA
America’s Cup World Series – San Francisco, USA – May 31 – June 02, 2013
America’s Cup LOUIS VUITTON CUP – San Francisco, USA – Jul 04 – Aug 30, 2013
America’s Cup Red Bull Youth – San Francisco, USA – Sep 01 – 04, 2013
America’s Cup Finals – San Francisco, USA – Sep 07 – 21, 2013
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