2008 saw Sam Darkin dominate in the Amateurs and youth division of the UKWA wave series. After an impressive win in Tiree, Sam went on to win both the Amateur and Youth Wave titles and also took the prestigious "most improved" sailor award, voted for by the rest of the fleet.

It seems his performance hasn\'t gone unnoticed and Sam has now added Fanatic boards and ION wetsuits to his existing sponsors North Sails and Mean Line fins.

With all his shiny new gear, Sam will be working at demo days plus competing in this seasons UKWA wave events. Its a big jump to the Pro fleet, but Sam has all the makings of a future champ. We wish him the best of luck.

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