Gary Jobson and Jim Kelly host a retrospective on the 1987 America’s Cup, to air on ESPN Classic this weekend. The program takes a look back at American skipper Dennis Conner’s defeat in the 1983 America’s Cup, followed by his comeback in 1987. The year 2012 marks the 25th Anniversary of Conner’s victory with Stars & Stripes, and Conner will talk about his experiences.
In the meantime, check out some classic footage from America’s Cup Media:
Watch Jobson and Kelly’s special on ESPN Classic:
February 4 at 2:00am et (February 3 at 11:00pm pt) February 4 at 12:00pm et (9:00am pt) February 4 at 7:00pm et (4:00pm pt)
The program is sponsored by North Sails and Rolex.