At first glance the upwind 360 may not look the most aesthetically pleasing move in the world, however, once you recognise its importance and potential to unlock higher level moves you'll quickly want to be adding this move to your bag of tricks. The sail and body control that you learn from the upwind 360 will be essential in unlocking moves suches as the flaka, shaka & puneta, while it also transfers into waves with the taka.
Luckily for you guys at home 17-time world champion - Sarah-Quita Offringa (Starboard / NeilPryde / Maui Ultra Fins) - has just released her step-by-step guide on how to learn and perform the upwind 360. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start practising the upwind 360 on both tacks... there's no excuses with this one as you can learn it in light winds too.
To see Sarah-Quita Offringa's top upwind 360 tips visit @ https://youtu.be/wtztCWp_ZhE