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The Swim by Leighton O'Connor

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Yesterday before I left St. Thomas after the Rolex Regatta I wanted to test my GoPro and see what it could do underwater. So I popped down to the rocks off of Morning Star Beach below Frenchman's Reef in St. Thomas. I ended up putting together this very weird video. Sometimes I wonder what's wrong with me. Don't you?

Hobies got a bit wet today. International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton OConnor #irr11 @IRRstyc

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Aiyana barreling down the IRC 2 line. International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor #irr11 @IRRstyc

IC 24 Soggy Dollar looks on while Fuakata sets a chute. International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O #irr11 @IRRstyc

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Foredeck on Northern Child about to spike the chute. International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton OC #irr11 @IRRstyc Hang on Wild T'ing. International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton OConnor #irr11 @IRRstyc @USVIMockoJumbie This is going to be close! International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton OConnor #irr11 @IRRstyc @USVIMockoJumbie

Genuine Risk in 4th place on Day 2 at International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor #irr11 @irrstyc

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Vesper & Aquarise - International Rolex Regatta - Day 2 Photo by Leighton O'Connor #irr11 @irrstyc

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Vela Veloce in 2nd Place/Day2 - International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor #irr11 @irrstyc Vesper (1st) & Interlodge (3rd) / Day 2 - International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor #irr11 @irrstyc Jurakan (Melges 32) in 3rd place on Day 2 at International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor #irr11 @irrstyc

Furia Rosa (PR) Hobie 20 -1st Race - International Rolex Regatta, St. Thomas @leightonphoto @irrstcy #irr11

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Smile & Wave (PR) - International Rolex Regatta, St. Thomas @leightonphoto @irrstcy #irr11 @usvimockojumbie

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Kialoa & Bigamist 2nd Race - International Rolex Regatta, St. Thomas @leightonphoto @irrstcy #irr11

Elandra of Hamble took 2nd in CSA Spinnaker Class at Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor @leightonphoto @irrstcy #irr11

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Team Coors Light - Melges 24 - International Rolex Regatta - Photo by Leighton O'Connor @leightonphoto @irrstcy #irr11

Stoeken letting lose before his IC 24 campaign starts at the International Rolex Regatta in St. Thomas #irr11 @IRRstyc @USVIMockoJumbie

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Stoeken shredding water before his IC 24 campaign starts at the International Rolex Regatta in St. Thomas #irr11 @IRRstyc @USVIMockoJumbie

Friendship of Salem Captain, Jeremy Bumagin, being interviewed by BBC for "Rolex Spirit of Yachting" program.

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On location with BBC in Salem. Filming footage for "Rolex Spirit of Yachting".

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Snowflake Regatta 2011 at Wildcat Mt. in Pinkham Notch, NH

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MoJo took 1st Place in Snowflake Regatta
Valiant took 2nd Place in Snowflake Regatta @skiwildcat

Chaos took 3rd Place in Snowflake Regatta
See more photos at: http://www.leightonphoto.com/Snow