The forward loop is one of the moves, if not the move, that takes you up to the next level of windsurfer. Some people can master it in just a few hours, whilst for others it's a life long battle. But how long did it take the BWA competitors?

Adam Lewis, stalled forward in Rhosneigr.

Will Barrett - a day.

James Cox - one month.

Mike Archer- couple of months.

Ben Proffitt - a couple of runs, when I was 22.

Adam Lewis - a day.

Sam Neal - a day.

Matt Cude - 3 -4 weeks on flat water.

Phil Horrocks - one hour.

Justyna Sniady - 3 weeks - doing 40 every day!

Tris Levie - a couple of months.