Video: Shirley Robertson


 
British double Olympic gold medallist talks about the iShares Cup and the 2012 Olympic class selection
At the end of day 2 of the iShares Cup event for the Extreme 40 Shirley Robertson and her JPMorgan Asset Management team of Chris Main, Fraser Brown and Nick Hutton are leading. In the following video clips Shirley discusses her move into the 40ft catamaran class and why (touch wood) it has been going so well over the last couple of days. Click here to view this. In this second clip we try to get Shirley to talk about the pros and cons of being a female helmsman in an otherwise male-dominated role. Click here to view this. And finally... no conversation with Britain's double Olympic Gold medallist would be compete without a little something on the Games. In this clip Shirley speaks out against the ISAF's choice of classes for the 2012 Games in Weymouth and how this might actually damage women's sailing. Click here to view this.

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