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Natalie Coughlin

Photograph By Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin rides on a chase boat after being a guest racer on the Emirates Team New Zealand boat skippered by Dean Barker in the sixth fleet race of the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco, Calif. Teams are racing on an AC45 boat, which is the forerunner to the AC72 that teams will race next year in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in San Francisco.