Norwich's windsurfers make a splash

Six young windsurfers from the Norwich Force 8 club took top five places in an Eastern Region event at Stanborough Lakes near Welwyn Garden City.Three of them came in the 6.

Six young windsurfers from the Norwich Force 8 club took top five places in an Eastern Region event at Stanborough Lakes near Welwyn Garden City.

Three of them came in the 6.8 metre class with Harriet Hudspith and Lucy Bridge taking second and third place behind winner Henry Seifert with Harriet Fry fifth.

Rowena Conway and Sam Garforth were fourth and fifth respectively in the 5.8 metre class, which was won by the host club's Alec Goldstone. And Elisa Bolton was third in the 3.5 metre class.

The event was one of several in the region forming a round robin from which representatives will be selected for the national finals, which take place at Rutland Water in September.


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