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Committee of 2003

This is the team that ran the SWA in 2002-03 - legends!

SWA Leadership Team

James Potten
SWA Managing Director
Andy Bramah
SWA Technical Director
Sarah Gebbett
SWA Company Secretary

SWA Core Team

Emily Shaw
SWA Events Officer
Simon Bullock
SWA Web Officer
Emma Thain
SWA Media Officer
Sarah Cotton
SWA Northern Events Officer
Kerri Kielty
SWA Publicity Officer

XSWA Core Team

The SWA also caters for students when they finish Uni.

    
Mike Moisty Baker/Rich Rock 
XSWA Events Officer
Laura Sperrng
XSWA Admin Officer
Jim Downing
XSWA Web Officer

Our mission statement is "to encourage all university windsurfing clubs to attend the SWA series events, whilst raising the profile of student windsurfing nationwide"

Name: Sam Stevens

D of B:  

24/04/85

Height:

6"2 ish

Weight:  

70kg

Years windsurfing: 

10

 

Learnt to windsurf:

Clay pit lake, 5 minutes from my parents house in Buckinghamshire

Sponsors: 

Student Loan

University: 

Southampton

Favourite Fancy Dress:  

Ghost Busters

Favourite Windsurf Move:  

Nice slidey vulcans

Moves in the Pipeline:

Spocks, forwards (landed a couple so far) and back loops

Local Beach:

Calshot/Avon

Favourite Spot:  

Gwithian, Avon for south coast waves and Calshot at high tide, in the pond freestyle

Favourite Drink: 

Fosters or vodka and coke

Favourite Board:  

Starboard Freesex 90

Favourite Sail:  

4.7  Tushingham Rock

Biggest Fears:  

Getting bitten, probably won't happen so smashing my kit

Biggest Wave Ever Ridden:  

Logo at Gwithian

Years Competing: 

1

Best Results to Date:

UKWA:

    

Rhosneigr '05 Equal 2nd Amateur
Hove '05 6th Mixed fleet (Pro, amateur and masters)
Poole '05 1st Amateur (2005 UKWA National Amateur Freestyle Champion!)

SWA:

04/05 2nd Overall Freestyle
05/06 Student freestyle Champion, 2nd Overall racing

Plans for the Future:

More UKWA competitions when I can make them, Uni work permitting.

Retain my SWA Freestyle Title.

Summer trip to Morocco, to improve my wave sailing in some big waves and get a bit of freestyling in.

More land boarding on Adam Croppers Turfdog boards, awesome for helping learn new moves, I can spock 540, clew first spock, switch stance spock and one handed flaka on land!


Rider: Dave 'Lukie' Evans

D of B:     

15/09/82   

Height:  

5'10"

Weight: 

11 stone
Years Windsurfing: 8

Sponsors: 

none

University: 

Exeter

Favourite Fancy Dress:

 Wife beater, boardies and lots of duck tape!!! 

Favourite Windsurf Move: 

Back Loop 

Local Beach: 

Exmouth (unfortunately) 

Favourite Spot:

Bigbury or Gwithian 

Favourite Drink: 

Got to be the student favourite Snakebite!!

Favourite Board:  

Maui project 8'2" 

Favourite Sail:

5.0 Superstar

Biggest Fears:

Uj snapping!

Biggest Wave Ever Ridden: 

Logo - Mast at Daymer Bay

Years Competing:

3 years of SWA

Best Result to Date:

don't know!?

No Jem, Ozzy Osbourne ate bats not birds!!

Rider: Big bob joy love

D of B: 21/09/83   
Height: 6"ish
Weight: 85kg
Years windsurfing:10
Sponsors: Student finance direct, southampton uni and Spot on water
University:SOTON!
Favourite Fancy Dress:    Astronaut or little Bo peep
Favourite Windsurf Move: One handed forward
Local Beach:   Avon, christchurch
Favourite Spot:  Gwithers, or Porth Colman (north wales special spot)
Favourite Drink:  HSD, its rocket fuel!
Favourite Board:  AHD Kauli pro 56 
Favourite Sail: 4.7 North Ice
Biggest Fears: My van mungo breaking down
Biggest Wave Ever Ridden: Mast and abit, Moulay Bouzkqtune, Morroco
Years Competing:  4 Years of swa and this is my first year of UKWA
Best Result to Date:

1st 2005 student speed, 1st student christchurch unity pro-am supercross, 1st Exeter Student wave event 2005 and 2006

1stBusa Student nationals

Bob forward looping down at Avon beach park