After finishing eighth of nine teams, United States SailGP Team skipper Jimmy Spithill looks back at the challenging Sail Grand Prix in Chicago on June 18-19 and insists the team will make the most out of the tough moments.
One of the best things about sport is that it humbles you, you are never safe – and at the top level, things can change at any time.
There is no short-cutting or lying to yourself on how you are going: results are the true reflection.
When you have a good day out on the race course, there’s no better feeling in the world – but when it goes badly, there is no hiding. You have to look in the mirror, be honest with yourself, and find a way to use the tough moments or bad results as learning opportunities…