Hesson Hopes For Repeat Of Golden Effort

Hesson Hopes For Repeat Of Golden Effort

Yachtie Shelley Hesson hopes history repeats itself in the cradle of history this year. The 28-year-old from Christchurch and her crew Linda Dickson (Nelson) were named last week to sail the women’s 470 class at the Olympic Games. Ten years ago Hesson won the gold medal at the world youth championships in Greece at a bay next door to the Olympic regatta course. “I feel that’s a good omen,” she said. “I’m hoping in 2004 I’ll get to repeat the pattern!” Hesson, Auckland-based but still sailing for…
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