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Olympics 2012 in infographics: water sports

Olympics 2012, five unofficial awesome posters by Alan Clarke: Sailing. http://www.alanclarkegraphics.com/

Olympics 2012: Five Unofficial, Awesome Posters

Olympics 2012, five unofficial awesome posters by Alan Clarke: Sailing. http://www.alanclarkegraphics.com/

Santander, Spain, will host the Final of Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series from 4-11 June 2017. More than 250 sailors from 43 nations will race across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding. ©Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

Santander, Spain, will host the Final of Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series from 4-11 June 2017. More than 250 sailors from 43 nations will race across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding. ©Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

Another Olympic event collage, this time featuring swimming, track cycling, football (soccer), artistic gymnastics, rugby 7, sailing, triathlon and synchronized swimming.  #sweethandmadecookies #customcookies #decoratedcookies #designercookies #cookies #bradfordontariocookies #olympiccookies #logocookies #swimmingcookies #trackcyclingcookies #footballcookies #soccercookies #artisticgymnasticscookies #rugby7cookies #sailingcookies #triathloncookies #synchronizedswimmingcookies

Another Olympic event collage, this time featuring swimming, track cycling, football (soccer), artistic gymnastics, rugby 7, sailing, triathlon and synchronized swimming. #sweethandmadecookies #customcookies #decoratedcookies #designercookies #cookies #bradfordontariocookies #olympiccookies #logocookies #swimmingcookies #trackcyclingcookies #footballcookies #soccercookies #artisticgymnasticscookies #rugby7cookies #sailingcookies #triathloncookies #synchronizedswimmingcookies

Aerial view of Marina da Gloria with nearly one year to go to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on July 21, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Marina da Gloria will host the sailing competition during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Aerial view of Marina da Gloria with nearly one year to go to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on July 21, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Marina da Gloria will host the sailing competition during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Women first competed at the 1900 Paris Games. Women were allowed to compete in lawn tennis and golf, though there were three French women competing in croquet and there was at least one woman sailor as part of mixed crews. It is commonly believed that first woman to win an Olympic event was England's Charlotte Cooper, who won the tennis singles title, however Swiss sailor Hélène de Pourtalès won a gold medal as part of a team in sailing earlier than this. (1900 Olympic Games poster)

Women first competed at the 1900 Paris Games. Women were allowed to compete in lawn tennis and golf, though there were three French women competing in croquet and there was at least one woman sailor as part of mixed crews. It is commonly believed that first woman to win an Olympic event was England's Charlotte Cooper, who won the tennis singles title, however Swiss sailor Hélène de Pourtalès won a gold medal as part of a team in sailing earlier than this. (1900 Olympic Games poster)

This is great! When Surfing Becomes Sailing by Planet Sport. Our team's surfing expert was excited to go and cover the Olympic Surfing events in Weymouth this weekend. Unfortunately, she and her friend Lizzy quickly found out that surfing is not an Olympic event and that Weymouth was actually hosting sailing. Through trial and error, the girls learn a little bit about sailing through the process.

This is great! When Surfing Becomes Sailing by Planet Sport. Our team's surfing expert was excited to go and cover the Olympic Surfing events in Weymouth this weekend. Unfortunately, she and her friend Lizzy quickly found out that surfing is not an Olympic event and that Weymouth was actually hosting sailing. Through trial and error, the girls learn a little bit about sailing through the process.

Kieler Woche 1972    Design: Rolf Müller  A0   Poster to accompany the Kieler Woche sailing event.  Designed by Rolf Müller at the same time as working on the München Olympic Identity.    Typography is hand-drawn

Kieler Woche 1972 Design: Rolf Müller A0 Poster to accompany the Kieler Woche sailing event. Designed by Rolf Müller at the same time as working on the München Olympic Identity. Typography is hand-drawn

Kate Middleton Duchess of Cambridge visits Weymouth to Watch Olympic Sailing at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Kate Middleton Duchess of Cambridge visits Weymouth to Watch Olympic Sailing at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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