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From gaming to the NBA: a conversation with Coutts

Trevor McKewen
Tue, 07 Jun 2022

From gaming to the NBA: a conversation with Coutts
The sailing knight has his hand firmly on the wheel. (Image: Getty)
Trevor McKewen
Tue, 07 Jun 2022
Russell Coutts used to be a force of nature on the water. But now the sailing knight is pioneering new business frontiers off it and is arguably the most influential Kiwi in worldwide sport right now. Now his new SailGP Technologies company has been announced, BusinessDesk sits down with Coutts for a wide-ranging interview on how he sees the sporting world.In a fascinating half-hour, Coutts touches on everything from gamers racing the same courses as Pete Burling, SailGP expansion, fan-controlled franchises, the ‘Drive to Survive&rsq...

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