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Sail GP Announces US Team and Two US Races

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Sail GP Announces US Team and Two US Races

One week after the league's historic global launch, SailGP today announced the members of the United States SailGP Team, and revealed details of its two premier U.S. events, set to take place in San Francisco (May) and New York (June) of next year.

The five members of the U.S. SailGP Team are: Rome Kirby, 29, of Newport, Rhode Island (helmsman); Riley Gibbs, 22, of Long Beach, California (wing trimmer); Hans Henken, 26, of Coronado, California (flight controller); Mac Agnese, 24, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (grinder); and Dan Morris, 30, of Newport, Rhode Island (grinder).

"It's an incredible honor to represent the United States and compete for our country. We're all lifelong sailors – it's our profession and our passion. But until now we've never had the chance to go toe-to-toe against the world's best international sailors over a full season of competition. SailGP brings something totally new to the sport." - Rome Kirby, skipper & helmsman

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