America’s Cup 2012 – San Francisco

Flying through the waters of San Francisco bay at over 30kts, the America’s Cup was in town for some racing. It was a cold and overcast day, but these athletes endured the Bay’s cold water and pushed the boats to their limits in the first of four races in the AC World Series Regatta. Here’s a few pictures from Race 6 of the Semi-Finals with the AC45 boats on Saturday, August 25th. ORACLE TEAM USA’s Jimmy Spithill won the race to make it an all ORACLE TEAM USA final.

 

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San Francisco Giants – Play Ball

This past weekend I had a chance to challenge myself and try something I’ve never done before; shoot a baseball game. And for my regular readers, as you already know, when I do something, I go big! So for my first attempt at shooting America’s favorite pastime, I didn’t go to the local park or high school, I went straight to the Majors and didn’t stop there. I didn’t shoot just any MLB team, but got a chance to shoot the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants!

 

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Give Blood, Watch Hockey!

The Stanford Blood Center partnered once again with the San Jose Sharks to have its’ biggest mobile donation of the year. My friend Tim and I joined 400 other donors on a cold and wet Saturday morning at the HP Pavilion to donate a pint of blood for those in need. And in return, all those that showed up were not only treated to a bevy of cookies and juice, but invited to watch the SJ Sharks morning practice before they played the visiting Colorado Avalanche and a chance to mingle with the players after the practice. Here are a few shots from the morning adventure.

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AVP Manhattan Beach Open…Beach, Bikinis, and Balls

What more could you ask for? The thirteenth stop of the AVP Professional Volleyball tour brought some of the worlds finest players to Manhattan Beach, CA. A few friends invited me to come along with them and watch the matches on Saturday. Having been an avid player years ago, I jumped at the offer. And, well, it’s the beach. How could I resist? 🙂

 

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