Originally Posted by thomm225
No, I just thought that video of the 30th Anniversary of Australia
winning the America's Cup was awesome and probably led to what we have today. Any excuse I can find to post it, I will because I think you would all enjoy it.
would have to have been the best event in Australian sporting history
. A huge chunk of the population stayed up until the early hours to watch it (from memory the race
was being broadcast live for the first time). It felt personal
I will never forget the image of the prime minister Bob Hawke sitting watching the event with probably a few too many drinks under his belt uttering these words on national TV:
''Any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up today is a bum.''