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Christophe Bullens at the VELUX 5 OCEANS race prize-giving ceremony in La Rochelle, France.
The VELUX 5 OCEANS is the oldest single-handed round the world yacht race. Run every 4 years since 1982, the race is the longest and toughest event for any individual in any sport. The race is a series of five high-pressure ocean sprints within a marathon circumnavigation. The 30,000 route takes the sailors from La Rochelle FR to Cape Town SA, then onto Wellington NZ, Punta del Este Uruguay, Charleston USA and back to La Rochelle FR, for the finish. For further VELUX 5 OCEANS images go to www.w-w-i.com/velux_5_oceans_2010_race/
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