San Francisco is out of the race to host the next America's Cup, meaning no more spectacular backdrops of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
For the first time in its 33-year history, a participant in the world renowned "Escape from Alcatraz" died during the event.
A 46-year-old Texas man died of an apparent heart attack Sunday in the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay just moments after the start of the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, race officials said.
San Francisco has won the bidding to host the America's Cup in 2013.
San Francisco has taken a significant step toward landing the America's Cup in 2013.
Defender BMW Oracle Racing on Thursday announced that San Francisco is the only U.S. port being considered to host the 34th America's Cup match.