Whilst kit set up is personal, I find that the majority of good loopers have both a relatively high boom and a generous to big sizing of their footstraps.In order to work towards the move concentrate on:Improving and developing your jumping and chop hopping skillsEnsure that you are doing this airtime prep with your body over the board on take off.
Facts about the forward loop
If you can chop hop you are equipped to tackle it
Many of the pro sailors in Britain learned to forward before they could carve gybe
It is by far the coolest looking windsurfing move
The whole move can be learned in a day
How To Forward Loop
Look for your ramp
Jump and turn the board down wind.
Push the front hand forward
Keep sheeting and do not look at the water
Windsurf Fwd Loop Competition
The Windsurf Forward Loop Winner collects £1000