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Athlete / Boat :

Team Brunel - Cape Horn

Event :

Volvo Ocean Race

Location :

Cape Horn, Chili

About the shot :

Team Brunel 5 sail reaching in extreme conditions off Cape Horn. I was part of a three man team that went to Cape Horn to film the Volvo Ocean Race boats rounding. This included a flight to Punta Arenas in Chile then a helicopter for the 500 mile round trip over the snow capped mountains with 6 fuel stops to get to Cape Horn and back. It was a high risk operation but it worked out with 5 boats rounding at the same time in daylight and some great video and photographs. The weather closed in that night and there was heavy snow that meant we could not fly for Team SCA, but I did leave a Book of Remembrance for Magnus Olsson in the chapel at the Cape Horn light house. Nikon D810 70-200mm lens 1/1600@f4.5 ISO400

Camera :

NIKON D810, 70-200mm, 400, f6.3 , 1/1600