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The 2018/19 Race 4 Eight 8 hosted its seventh event of the nine-event R48 8 season at the 2019 R48/WR48 San Francisco Olympic Club, the R48 8’s second stop in Frisco. The R48/WR48 San Francisco Olympic Club featured the 55th Race 4 Eight event in the eight-year history of the tour since the first Race 4 Eight stop in 2011 at the Plummer Bash in Coeur d’Alene, ID. The 2019 R48/WR48 San Francisco Olympic Club produced the third two-time 2018/19 R48 8 champion, as Killian Carroll joined Lucho and Danos Cordova for the most prolific winners thus far on the R48 season. Catriona Casey continued to rewrite history on the WR48, winning her 17th Race 4 Eight title (most all-time) in the 19th WR48 stop.
2018/19 Race 4 Eight 8 Fun Facts
Through seven events on the 2018/19 Race 4 Eight season, a number of interesting stats are starting to emerge. Check out the 2018/19 R48 8 Fun Facts below.
Inside the Numbers
R48 Trends and Facts: 2011-Present
Through 55 events on the Race 4 Eight tour from 2011-2019, the Race 4 Eight has produced sensational tournaments, memorable matches, dominant champions and inspiring stories, all broadcast live on WPH Patreon, race4eight.com or the WatchESPN App. Read below for fun facts and trends from the first eight+ years on the most exciting indoor pro handball tour in the sport.
10 U.S. finalists: Moreno, Ortiz, Nett, Lenning, Alvarado, Al. Garner, Fink, Peixoto, D. Cordova, Perez
5 Irish finalists: McCarthy, Brady, Nash, Shanks, Carroll
1 Mexican finalist: L. Cordova
*Although several U.S. based R48 Pros were born in other countries, the R48Pros listed above live in these U.S. states
New York (5)
Fountain Valley (6)
San Francisco (2)
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