Near Death in Vendee Globe And Formula One
It has been an incredible 72 hours in the world of sport. On two sides of the world, two French men cheated death.
We first talk about the Vendee Globe and how fortunate Kevin Escoffier has been to be found at sea in the Southern Ocean after his Imoca Sailboat split in half while competing in the Vendee Globe. Thanks to the heroics and seamanship of fellow competitor Jean Le Cam Kevin has been rescued from his liferaft.
On Sunday in the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, The race was the fifteenth round in the Formula One 2020 World Championship Frenchmen Romain Grosjean driving for Haas Racing was lucky to escape from his car as flames engulfed him seconds after it exploded into fire.
Both men are lucky to be with us, and this once again shows the fine margins in the elite-level sport between life and death.