Michael Johnson won four Olympic gold medals in track in his career. During Saturday's America's Cup fleet race final, he showed why he didn't win any medals in sailing. Johnson fell off the back of Team Oracle USA, and may have cost the boat the final individual race.
He was part of the crew as a guest racer. Watch as he crossed the rigging along the stern of the catamaran, lost his footing and fell into the San Francisco Bay.
As the Oracle was still in the running to win the race, it couldn't go back for Johnson.
"He yelled out," Russell Coutts, the head of Team Oracle, said. "I think he was expecting me to come back, but there was no way I was coming back."
A committee boat picked up Johnson. Team Oracle took second in the final race due in part to Johnson's fall, but the good news is it had enough points to win the overall fleet races competition.
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