Team New Zealand’s secret weapon in winning the America’s Cup has been revealed – and it involved a drone.
An American surfer has emerged as one of the unlikely heroes in the Kiwis’ ruthless 7-1 pounding of Oracle Team USA in the Cup final off Bermuda.
Nick Bowers’ job title was ‘performance analyst’ but it was his cutting edge work with drones that provided Team New Zealand with a significant design advantage over its Cup rivals.
ESPN will air season 2 of Drone Racing League beginning this Tuesday, June 20 on ESPN and ESPN2, and all episodes will be available to stream live on the ESPN app. This season, races will take place in Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans, Boston and Munich, with the 2017 Drone Racing League Championship culminating in London on Friday,