Olympic and America’s Cup Winning Sailor - Sir Ben Ainslie

Hardtalk speaks to the most successful Olympic sailor of all time - British four-time gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie. In September he was part of team USA which enjoyed a spectacular victory against team New Zealand at the America's Cup in San Francisco. But sailing is becoming more and more expensive - with critics saying it is now a niche sport funded by billionaires and enjoyed by the few. How can its appeal be broadened?

(Photo: Sir Ben Ainslie)

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Wed 30 Oct 2013 20:06 GMT