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That is Brazil, as colorful and cool as you can get. Pity on the bay waters, which is really strange as Rio lives for and by the Sea. The Open Ceremony concept & implementation was great and high quality , specially on the use of the Maracana's floor.
Brazil might have one of the most diverse cultures on the Planet, but they also have managed to achieved a strong and unified core folklore which joins all the the ethnics that populates that great country on pretty compact pack. Brazil is just unique. I lived 1 year in Sao Paulo, which has Robert Scheidt sailing Paradise near by: Ilha Bela --
On Nacra 17 news, Billy Besson was in doubt with a back injury, but it seems hopefully he might race, the info I got from Rio also confirms they are confident.
Lets hope Billy & Marie can race, I cannot think about this 2016 Olympics without them. Below the French multihull team by Christophe Launay. Preview next, week the fleet starts racing on Wednesday 10th,