Zara Davis: need for speed

Zara Davis takes training seriously. The fastest female windsurfer in the world shares a few tips on injury management and balance training.

Zara Davis knows what she's doing, when she's got a windsurf board under her feet. The osteopath and acupuncturist sails fast. At 47, it's important to get fit for the record. In her blog, she shared tips on how to improve chances of beating her own marks.

"If you can remain uninjured, you can train or compete. Injury takes time out of training that can never be recovered. The ability to balance and have good proprioception - the ability for your brain to know where your body is in space - is critical for injury prevention and performance," explains Davis.

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15th Vietnam Fun Cup: smile, everyone

Albert Pijoan Monne has won the 15th edition of the Vietnam Fun Cup took, held in Mui Ne.

The windsurfing event was organized by Jibe's Beach Club and attracted 35 windsurfers from all over the world.

In the Men's division, the Spanish Starboard rider managed to take the trophy home. Lucy Odillo Maher, from Australia, stole the Women's category.

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WeatherFlow Wind Meter: accurate and portable

The WeatherFlow Wind Meter is an anemometer that fits in your pocket and works with your smartphone or tablet.

Simple and accurate. Although it may not be considered a scientific instrument, the new Wind Meter by WeatherFlow promises to the best handheld anemometer for smartphones in the market.

Its operating range extends from the smallest puff (2 mph) to well over hurricane force winds (125 mph), and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod, and all major Android devices.

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