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New Zealand is pushing for a win during the America's Cup finals. Many Americans don't know, New Zealand is a nautical nation. Sailing forms a strong part of their history. Americans follow football, but the Kiwi culture follows things nautical.
The America's Cup is like the Super Bowl to New Zealanders, but it only comes around every four years. With the Kiwi's leading, the American team is under pressure to retain the cup for the U.S.
The Kiwi team has worked hard to perform as a strong team, each person taking his own responsibility in running a complicated racing sailboat. Ego takes second fiddle to the bigger picture, winning the cup. Personal best and getting priorities clear is part of the process.
The search continues for the grand dame of yachting, the schooner Nina, which disappeared in the Tasman Sea. The search coordinator, Texas Equusearch, is using high tech social media to help locate the yacht. The organization is recruiting volunteers to see if they can find the Nina on satellite images taken by Digital Globe and hosted on their subsidiary site, Tomnod. You can see those images HERE.