Remembering The Competitive Races Of The King and Queen of the Sea

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With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting Brazil hard, we remember the great races we witnessed for several years at the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) event on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In 2014, American Stephanie Peacock had a tremendous final leg at the King and Queen of the Sea race when she overtook Betina Lorscheitter and Ana Marcela Cunha of Brazil.

Prior to the main relay race that was televised live on TV Globo, the international teams were seeded by their placings in the Grid Race.

Lorscheitter, Cunha, Sarah Bosslet of Germany, Alice Franco of Italy, and Peacock are shown at the end of their leg at the Grid Race before the King and Queen of the Sea race handing off to their male teammates who included Samuel de Bona of Brazil, Allan do Carmo of Brazil, Thomas Lurz of Germany, Valerio Cleri of Italy, and Chip Peterson of the USA:

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