Jimmy Spithill: The man Kiwis love to hate

Published on December 19th, 2013

New Zealand’s national television broadcaster TVNZ posted their best online news moments in 2013, of which the 34th America’s Cup made the cut.

“Imagine if these guys lost from here? What an upset that would be.”

The unlucky 13 words that changed the entire America’s Cup. Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill told a packed press conference that despite being down 6-1 an upset was still possible. And it was.


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