The freakshow that is the AC in Frisco marches on….
They think that I’m just part of the entertainment,” said LaLa Hill-Courtney, wearing a red America’s Cup outfit accented with a pair of golden sneakers and a blue sun hat adorned with a patriotic ribbon and a button that says, “Ask Me.”
Her job as the America’s Cup “event ambassador” is to make visitors feel welcome. She does this by barking through a megaphone while sitting atop a 6-foot-tall chair that’s been dubbed LaLa’s Perch.
LaLa is part of an army of volunteers doing their best to make sure fans have a worthwhile experience at the $120 million America’s Cup Park that commands Piers 27 and 29. She’s showing special dedication to her work, climbing that chair – she’s been doing it with a broken ankle, suffered when she slipped doing the can-can down a set of marble stairs at the Trick Dog Saloon in the Mission last month. Read on thanks to SF Gate.