Helmet camera picture of Zara Davis windsurfing
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Windsurfing to a new female world speed record

16 December 2012 Last updated at 09:07 GMT

A British woman has set a new female windsurfing world speed record after reaching 53 miles per hour in the deserts of Southern Africa

Zara Davis travelled to Namibia for the attempt, where she windsurfed along a narrow channel of water.