The Carrier Classic between North Carolina and Michigan State Friday night was one of the coolest sports events I’ve ever seen. The game took place on the USS Carl Vinson, a Naval Aircraft Carrier, in San Diego. It was easily the most awesome sports venue I’ve witnessed. But as sweet as playing on a ship was, many people believe Barack Obama’s bad ass leather bomber jacket was even cooler.
Here’s another look at his sweet jacket:
And here is a gorgeous look of the venue and the San Diego water and downtown skyline:
If you haven’t seen the time lapse video of the court being constructed on the carrier, you should. North Carolina won the game 67-55, getting 17 from Harrison Barnes.
U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Zachary Bell
U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Roza Arzola
U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans