Media Advisory: Volvo Ocean Race Skippers Press Conference
Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race
Everything you need to know about how to follow the Skippers Press Conference on Friday 20 October
The start of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race is just hours away – and the seven skippers are about to go face-to-face for their first press conference. Which team will take first blood? Who is the favourite, the dark horse and the underdog? What attracts these world-class sailors to eight months of relentless racing, no sleep, and conditions so cramped and pressurised that they almost border on a psychological experiment? All questions will be answered tomorrow, and you won’t want to miss it. Here’s how to follow:
The press conference begins at 1000 CEST on Friday 20 October.
We will post the video on our social media channels straight after, as well as the Volvo Ocean Race website.
Sign up to our Media Hub
This is where you can go to discover all the latest on the race, including crew lists, course maps and everything else!
Check out our Instagram ‘behind the scenes’ stories
We won’t hold back, first story will be posted at 09:30 CEST. Follow us on Instagram here.
Who said what?
We’ll be posting all the best quotes on our website in real time. You can find them at www.volvooceanrace.com
Make sure you follow us on Twitter
We’re at @volvoooceanrace… and we’ll be live tweeting the action, as well as sharing the best content from the teams, stakeholders and fans on our feed.
Download the app
It’s all-new, full of great content and fits on your mobile phone. Why wouldn’t you want the official Volvo Ocean Race app? Head to the App Store or Google Play to download it. It’s called Volvo Ocean Race.
Come down to the Race Village
Come and watch the conference in person. Best to arrive at 09:45 CEST, the press conference will be hosted in the Volvo Ocean Race Museum.