The latest in Netflix’s ‘Untold’ sports doco series is one that revisits 1983 and the America’s Cup win that not only broke the longest winning streak in sporting history, it pulled Australia into full focus.
(It was also when former PM Bob Hawke’s famous post-win business advice that ‘any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up today is a bum’ originated)
Thing is, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have.
Untold: The Race of the Century dropped into Netflix watch-lists overnight and one person who immediately devoured it was Australia II crew member, John Longley.
He also filled in some of the gaps, such as the ‘after party’ held at Alan Bond’s place later that night.
Seriously, go make a cuppa and listen to this…