Alan Smith, bowman, boasts an impressive experience of no less than 8 America’s Cup campaigns. Born in New Zealand 45 years ago, he lives in Perth, Australia where he met his future wife during his first Cup campaign in 1987 onboard NZL K27. Another seven campaigns followed after that, two of which with Luna Rossa while the latest one was with Larry Ellison’s dream team. In 2000 he competed in the Sydney Olympics and finished 5th in the Soling class. His resume also includes a VOR campaign and, among his many victories, 3 Admiral’s Cups.