Basketball on the deck of an aircraft carrier

9 years ago
Basketball on the deck of an aircraft carrier

This is not a photomontage. The photo really ends up assembling a magnificent basketball court, which holds about 7,000 basketball fans, on the flight deck of the US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.

This event as you already managed to notice the exceptional, and is held for the first time in the framework of celebrating the Day of Veterans of the United States. The basketball match will be held November 11, 2011 at the port of San Diego, where the aircraft carrier is based, between the two university teams Spartans University of Michigan and Tar Heels University of North Carolina.

Expected, that about 3 million visitors will visit the sporting event, with US President Barack Obama and world basketball stars Magic Johnson and James Worcy playing for various basketball teams on board.

In addition to visiting the basketball match on board the aircraft carrier, guests will be shown fragments of the military service of US military sailors and pilots aboard the warship. In case of bad weather, another basketball court for 2,000 seats is built in the USS Carl Vinson aviation hangar.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is one of the eleven aircraft carriers of the Nimitz class and was introduced to the US Navy in 1982.

See also:
Who will be the first in the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-2009
The round-the-world regatta Volvo Ocean Race is both a world sport competition and an incredible adventure. While solemn events take place on the beach, dramas are played out on the sea, requiring extraordinary endurance from the person.
Round-the-world sailing regatta Volvo Ocean Race 2009 to the end
Recently on June 27, 2009 in St. Petersburg, while the morning sunrise followed a short white night, passions began to boil in the Gulf of Finland waters. In a bitter struggle, the Swedish team Telefónica Black was able to wrest victory from the rivals and the first to cross the finish line of the tenth, the last stage of the round-the-world regat...
The Kiev sea began the first races racing boats, Formula 1 H2O
In the town of Vyshgorod, Kiev region began a stage "Formulas-1 H2O". The championship will last 3 days until July 31.
Unique regatta in the Black Sea
The English ambassador in Moscow, Timothy Earl Barrow, became the very person whose residence on November 21, 2013, with the support of the famous Sail Training International and Sovcomflot, a significant event took place - a solemn reception timed to the regatta of the Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2014 event, which has never happened before.
No comments yet. Be the first to add a comment!