Christine Anderson

Favourite discipline:Surf
Best results:2013 BSUPA National Club Championships 1st 12’6”  Womens Masters. 2013 BSUPA National Championships 1st 14’ Womens Masters. 2014 UK SUP Clubs Head of the Dart 2nd 14’ Womens. Currently ranking 2nd Lady in the 14' class of the UK National Race Series.
Favourite SUP spot:On the sea my favourite spot is South Milton Sands and the nearby coast, with lots of little coves and pretty cliffs to explore. Inland I love Bow Creek on the River Dart with its plethora of wildlife, framed by magnificent trees and rolling Devon hills.
Goals/plans for 2014More SUP surfing! And to work on eliminating an energy-wasting ‘wiggle’ in my race stroke!
How did you start SUP:I’d been windsurfing with Starboard since they’d been in the UK, so when Tushingham also started importing SUPs it was natural that I tried the light wind alternative. I really enjoyed the social SUP trips, but it was the discovery that a SUP will ride tiny waves that really grabbed me!
Best SUP memory:The first time I really worked a wave. It was a beautiful, sunny, clean day at Bantham, and I was on a 2010 Starboard Stinger. An amazing feeling, and I was hooked!
Other interests:In order of preference: windsurfing, kitesurfing, skiing, flying, biking… and reading a good book!
Best kept secret:I have an excessive Green & Blacks habit.