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Making waves and setting records

Making waves and setting records

FAR from the glamour of glittering awards ceremonies, which bring together the who’s who of global sport, Kirsten Neuschäfer finds solace in the vast expanse of the ocean, a place where the only spotlight comes from the sun. She’d far rather be all alone on her beloved boat, Minnehaha. But the South African sailor has had to force herself to become accustomed to international attention after winning the formidable 48,000km Golden Globe Race (GGR). Not only did she become the first female winner of a round-the-world sailing race after almost eight months at sea, but she did it solo, using…
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