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Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng the pain of the game

For the first time since the Volvo Ocean Race began four months ago, Dongfeng Race Team found themselves well and truly at the back of the fleet.

The most recent video from the boat saw the usually calm skipper, Charles Caudrelier, smash the helm in uncontrollable anger as the team encountered technical problems beyond his control.

We know all too well that at the front of the fleet it’s tough to push harder but we’ve discovered when you’re at the back, it becomes hard to push at all.Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng the pain of the game

“It’s been a long trip because dad took a wrong turn. Then we got a flat. The radiator overheated and now we’re praying Mum will do something miraculous. Like calm Dad down.” – Onboard Reporter, Sam Greenfield.

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