Amy Carter is a windsurfer.
Her passion for windsurfing started when she was only 8 years old ("despite living in a big city, I soon became hooked on windsurfing"), from the age of 11 Amy Carter has been competing in national competitions all around the UK, and at the age of 14 she went for her first World Championships, namely on the Aloha class. Amy: "Soon after this event I switched over to Formula Windsurfing as I thought this style of racing would suit me more. In 2002 I became 1st at the Formula Youth World Championships, a position I held on to in 2003. Also in 2003 I started to compete in senior level competitions, some of best results being 12th at the Formula World Championships, and 5th at a Women’s World Cup event in Canada. 2004 I have been ranked 8th in the Nestea PWA World Windsurf Racing Tour."
2005 saw Amy finishing off with 7th rank at the Formula World Championships. It wasn't until Weymouth Speedweek in 2005, where Amy finished fastest woman (also beating many men), that she kind of reconsidered her windsurfing career. With new Gaastra and Tabou gear Amy is now focussing on slalom both at national and international level as well as enjoying a little bit of speed. Nik Green Gaastra/Tabou UK Brand Manager: "I have watched her race in her first super 8 races down in Poole harbour many years ago when she was a whipper snapper and now she is up there with some of the best we can look forward to watch her develop to a real force to be reckoned with."
Name: Amy Carter
Year of Birth: 1987
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Sailing since: 1995
Best Results: 1st Girl FW Youth Worlds Garda 2003,
1st Girl FW Youth Worlds Largs 2002 ,
1st Girl Aloha (5th Overall) UKWA 2001
Sail Number: GBR85