Shannon Falcone

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Shannon Falcone is a sailor who has competed in multiple America's Cups and Volvo Ocean Races.

Born in England in 1981, Falcone moved to Antigua with his family at the age of 3.[1]

He originally sailed Stars with his father, Olympian Carlo Falcone, and they competed at the 1998, 1999 and 2000 Star World Championships.[2][3]

Falcone sailed with Mascalzone Latino at the 2003 Louis Vuitton Cup and Luna Rossa Challenge at the 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup.[4] He then joined Oracle Racing in 2008.[5][6]

Falcone sailed on Il Mostro during the 2008–09 Volvo Ocean Race and on Mar Mostro during the 2011–12 Volvo Ocean Race.[7][8][9]

He sailed on Oracle Team USA 17 during the 2013 America's Cup,[10] where he sailed in all 19 races,[11] before re-joining Luna Rossa.[1][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rossa, Luna. "Shannon Falcone - Luna Rossa". www.lunarossachallenge.com. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Antigua's Shannon Falcone Competes in 32nd America's Cup - ALL AT SEA". www.allatsea.net. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Shannon Falcone and The New Age America's Cup - ALL AT SEA". www.allatsea.net. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Oracle Team USA". Retrieved 28 July 2017 – via TVNZ.
  5. ^ "BYM Sailing & Sports News". www.bymnews.com. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Sailor Profile - Shannon Falcone". oracleracingblog.blogspot.co.nz. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  7. ^ Race, Volvo Ocean. "'I have to make sure I do the Volvo Ocean Race' – Falcone". Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 - Shannon Falcone joins Puma crew". Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Antigua's Shannon Falcone and the Puma team win latest leg in the Volvo Ocean Race - Adventure Antigua". adventureantigua.com. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  10. ^ Trapp, Roger. "Shannon Falcone - pg.9". Forbes. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Antigua's Shannon Falcone on America's Cup Winning Team". www.antiguanice.com. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Two Events - Extreme in their Own Way >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News". Scuttlebutt Sailing News. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2017.