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Vestas Wind Systems completes Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 line-up



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00:00 OPEN SLATE 00:05 INTERVIEW Knut Frostad, CEO, Volvo Ocean Race "Team Vestas Wind are certainly late getting to the start and they are really rushing against the time to make it. I think they have chosen a good team that is capable of making it but they have no time to spare and they have basically just the time they need to get the boat ready, the team and get here to Alicante for the preparations before the start and then they will be touching gold. They will have the same tools, the same boat, the same sails but they will have less training time as a team. It will be very interesting to see how the team performs against the teams who have had many months in the water. I think Chris (Nicholson) is the generation that grew up with this event since he was young and he loves it. He is one of these guys that does it because he really loves been out there, fighting in the ocean going long and fast and hard. He is a fighter. I think that is one of the words that best describe Chris Nicholson. Now I think he had chosen the best challenge he ever had, because he will be very late compare to anybody else and will have a tougher challenge but I think he is up for it". 01:21 INTERVIEW Morten Albæk, CMO, Vestas Wind Systems "Vestas is the global leader in wind energy. Is a company that is only 35 years of age, so very young and with more than sixteen thousand employees that wake up with one thing in mind: how to develop wind technology so we can harvest much more of the wind energy that is still out there and not captured. The Volvo Ocean Race campaign gives us a privilege opportunity to promote our brand and tell the story of what a unique company Vestas is. I'm looking forward to see the boat going out of Alicante on the 11th of October. We started up late, it has been an intense journey so far but is going to be a great satisfaction to see the team go out and I'm certain that they are going to do really well and make all Vestas employees very proud". 02:30 Team Vestas Wind boat being painted. 03:06 Team Vestas Wind skipper Chris Nicholson b-roll 03:42 Vestas Wind Systems company b-roll 04:03 Team Alvimedica onboard b-roll 04:22 Team SCA onboard b-roll 04:28 Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing aerials 04:48 Telefonica 2011-12 big wave 05:01 END SLATE
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