Sorry I'm late, sir, the wind was against me: Britain's youngest windsurfing hope is in a class of his own when it comes to getting to school

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The Independent Online
Getting to school is both traffic-free and essential practice for Tristan Boxford, 17, Britain's youngest hope for the world windsurfing championship in Barbados in December. Even the parking problems at the end of his journey from Twickenham, in the London borough of Richmond, down the Thames to St Paul's School, Barnes, are compensated for by Tristan's dream of winning the championship crown.

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