The Eagle name and the sport of waterskiing have had an 11 year association on both the Australian and International stage and Lauryn Eagle is about to write herself into the history books as she attempts to be the first female to water-ski continuously from Sydney to Newcastle and return and set a new time record for this distance.
‘It has been a physical rollercoaster and I canâ€™t wait for the hard work to pay off next week. I planned to do this attempt with my father and am now going to do it in his memory. This is a sport I have competed in my whole life along with my family, it’s what I love doing’, said Eagle.
The New York Supreme Court has ruled that the Match for the 33rd America’s Cup must take place in February 2010, in accordance with the decision handed down by Justice Herman Cahn, in the same Court.
In the second decision, on the point of BMW Oracle Racing having to provide a Customs House Registry document of their 90ft multihull, currently sea trialling, the Court did not uphold the complaint raised by Alinghi/Societe Nautique de Geneve. There is no requirement BMW Oracle to provide the CHR dopcument now, or within 30 days as requested by the Alinghi parties.
Both rulings were made from the Bench by Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich. She further ruled that Alinghi/Societe Nautique de Geneve had to announce the venue by 8 August 2009 or face further Court attention.
The decisions were described by one source close to BMW Oracle Racing as ‘a very, very good day for us’…Â Details
Bitter America’s Cup rivals Alinghi of Switzerland and BMW Oracle Racing of San Francisco are closer to getting out of the courts and onto the water for a rare one-on-one showdown in fast monster boats.
Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich of the Supreme Court of the State of New York on Thursday upheld an order that the defending champion Swiss meet the Americans in the best-of-three match in February.
The lawyers haven’t entirely made way for the skippers and their crews, however.
Kornreich strongly urged the bickering syndicates to …Â Details
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