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June 2018
03 June 2018
Leg 7 | The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race,

Clipper Round the World – Leg 7 the USA Coast-to-Coast Let

Leg 7 begins under the eyes of the American media as Race 10 heads back out into the vast Pacific Ocean. While California and the Baja slip by to port, the talk will be of tactics; inshore or offshore? The inshore current can give a decent ride but, with the land close by, fickle winds affected by night and day temperature can provide an unpredictable breeze.

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10 June 2018
Volvo Ocean Race | Leg 10 – Cardiff to Gothenburg,

Volvo Ocean Race | Leg 10 – Cardiff to Gothenburg

It is about half of the route around the British Isles, starting from Cardiff and heading north along the coast of Wales, then up and over the north of Scotland, before descending south into the North Sea, around the southern tip of Norway and then east to Gothenburg.

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25 June 2018
Leg 8 | The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race,

The Clipper Round the World | Leg 8 – The Atlantic Homecoming Leg

While this might be the homeward bound leg, there is plenty of racing still to be done. With more individual races, an Atlantic crossing and homecoming, this is one of the most sought-after legs on the race. And, with almost 40,000 miles of racing already behind you, there are still valuable racing points to be won.

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July 2018
06 July 2018
San Fermin, San Fermin, Spain + Google Map

San Fermin Festival – The Running of the Bulls

San Fermin Festival - The Running of the Bulls

The Running of the Bulls is a practice that involves running in front of a small group of cattle, typically six, of the toro bravo breed that have been let loose on a course of a sectioned-off subset of a town's streets.

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August 2018
01 August 2018

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

Where do I sign up?  I need a partner for this event.  You know what they say, practice makes perfect.  All kidding aside this event is a small but vital part of the feminist movement.  Women should not have to be ashamed or hide when caring for their children.

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01 August 2018
Race of Icarus, United Kingdom + Google Map

The Race of Icarus | The World’s Toughest Air Race

The mother of all aerial gauntlets. This is a near 1000 mile, unsupported, cross-country paramotor race. This is you and your flying machine against the wilderness in the ultimate test of pilot skill and endurance. This is the Icarus Trophy.

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08 August 2018
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, SD United States + Google Map

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

500,000 riders, concert fanatics, and street-food enjoyers attend the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally every year. Sturgis is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, only minutes away from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower, Custer State Park, and some of the most scenic riding in the country.

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September 2018
22 September 2018
Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany + Google Map

Oktoberfests in Munich, Germany

Oktoberfests in Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest is the world's most famous beer festival, taking place in the German city of Munich. The original and still the best, the 17 day festival runs from mid-September to the first Monday of October, with literally millions of revellers making their way to the city to join in the festivities.

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