Amy Carter

Amy Carter

Watersports and fitness addict, former world tour windsurfer, now loving reporting on and sharing watersports news.

Recent Articles By Amy

Videos

Help Windsurfing Get on the BBC

Another day, another incredible reader’s video. But this one has made it onto the BBC. Teenagers Ollie Bradley-Baker and Max Tillotson have put together an amazing 3...

Help Windsurfing Get on the BBC
Videos

Insane Storm Action From Romania

Here at Boards, we cannot get enough of these storm force videos! This time it’s Hercules in Romania, hardcore, gritty action with lots of hold...

Insane Storm Action From Romania
News

15km Downwind Race, with NO HARNESS and a broken rib!

There’s only one girl we know that could break a rib, break a harness and STILL complete a 15km downwind race.  Another day in the crazy...

15km Downwind Race, with NO HARNESS and a broken rib!
People

Why Windsurfing Is Awesome, For Kids

The UK might not have the steady winds (or warmth!) of the Canaries all year round, but we certainly do have a lot to offer...

Why Windsurfing Is Awesome, For Kids
Videos

Tarifa, With A Difference

Many Brits take the journey to Tarifa every year, especially in the summer, to take in the glorious sunshine and consistent winds. This is Tarifa with...

Tarifa, With A Difference
News

5 Reasons Boards loves Max Rowe's brand new website.

5 Reasons Boards loves Max Rowe’s brand new website… the completely serious* guide to why you should visit the brand new website of British freestyle...

5 Reasons Boards loves Max Rowe's brand new website.
News

Goya Test Centre Opens In The UK

A brand new Goya test centre will be opening its doors this summer! The Quiver windsurfing school, based across Essex and Chichester, will be progressing...

Goya Test Centre Opens In The UK
News

British Windsurfer Makes It Into Guinness Book of World Records

  Zara Davis makes it into the Guinness book of world records!   Fame at last, Zara Davis is in the 2014 Guinness book of world records for...

British Windsurfer Makes It Into Guinness Book of World Records
Videos

Windiest Day Ever in Lanzarote

Here at Boards, we have just received another great reader’s video, this time from Lanzarote over the Christmas period. It has come over from Mark...

Windiest Day Ever in Lanzarote
Videos

1 min 47 secs In Freeride Paradise

Transport yourself off to the Caribbean, to Guadalupe to be exact, with this short video. The island looks like a freeriders paradise to us and...

1 min 47 secs In Freeride Paradise
Videos

Riding Giants in Mid Wales

Yet more jaw dropping Hercules action hits your screens! This time it’s from mid Wales, where BWA sailors Jony Price and Lewis Merrony hit the stormy...

Riding Giants in Mid Wales
News

Brits Produce The Goods in Western Australia

The season is really kicking off down in Western Australia as their summer goes from strength to strength. Last weekend saw the annual Lancelin Ocean...

Brits Produce The Goods in Western Australia
News

Top 5 Photos - Hercules at Hayling Island

Here at Boards we love to check out your images and videos, especially of the recent Herculian storms. We recently received a great album from...

Top 5 Photos - Hercules at Hayling Island
News

Brand New Must Have

New year, new WindSurfCoaching towel! Colin Dixon and Marco Wedele have produced a new and improved towel, that not only looks awesome, will keep you...

Brand New Must Have
Travel

A Month In The Bush

Boards recently reported on Sarah Bibby and Stef Hilder taking off from the 9-5 jobs and heading on ‘the dream sabbatical‘, in search or more...

A Month In The Bush
News

NEW Extra Warm and Windproof Wetsuits

Do you want a warmer wetsuit? Of course you do! ION have developed some revolutionary technology, called NEXKIN that they will now be using in their...

NEW Extra Warm and Windproof Wetsuits
Videos

Readers Vids - More Winter Action

And more of your videos coming in! Early today we saw the guys from LAR watersports going full power, now it’s Quiver windsurfing school that...

Readers Vids - More Winter Action
Videos

More From the Festive Gales

As we have said many times this week, here at Boards we love checking out the clips of you taking on the epic storms and...

More From the Festive Gales
News

Job Opportunity

**JOB OPPORTUNITY** Sales position at the UK’s number 1 specialist watersports store, Robin Hood Watersports. Applicants must be passionate and knowledgeable in at least one of the...

Job Opportunity
News

BWA Announce 2014 Competition Dates

The BWA UK Wave Tour 2014 kicks off with the challenging back-to-back Wales/Ireland event. A weekend of competition and partying at Rhosneigr followed by the...

BWA Announce 2014 Competition Dates
News

Winter Slalom At It's Best

This winter there has been plenty going on in the UK on the slalom racing scene, we’re not talking about the full on UKWA pro...

Winter Slalom At It's Best
Technique

Top 5 Coaching Tips of 2013

Before we look ahead to what’s happening in 2014, Boards takes a look back at some of the best moments and most popular pieces from...

Top 5 Coaching Tips of 2013
News

2014 UK Events Calendar

2014 looks like it will be another busy year for UK windsurfing. Already, many racing event dates have been added to the calendar with regular...

2014 UK Events Calendar
Features

5 of the Best Moments from BWA 2013

2013 was an incredible year on the BWA tour with some of the best conditions the UK has ever seen, for once, coinciding with events...

5 of the Best Moments from BWA 2013