Zane Kekoa Schweitzer was born a waterman. He has been surfing since he could walk, windsurfing since he was 9, and stand up paddling since he was 13. He has pioneered and progressed the Sport of standup paddling for about a decade, ranking as one of the top athletes in the fastest growing Water Sport in the world.
From his home beaches of Maui Hawaii to white water rapids in Idaho and monster waves in Tahiti, Zane has traveled the world, spreading his Aloha and his love of Stand Up Paddling to everyone he meets. He is passionate about giving back to the communities and to the people all over the world, making it his mission to host Clinic's wherever he goes. Teaching children and adults alike, Zane loves nothing more then to help others have fun and enjoy the ocean through surfing and many other ocean activities!
Home Town: Kahana, Maui, Hawai'i
Sponsors: Starboard, Honolua Surf Co., Maui Jim Sunglasses, Cobian Footear, Black Project Fins and Vitargo
Hero(s): My dad, Matt Schweitzer is my biggest hero! He is a 18x world champion windsurfer, outstanding overall athlete, and just a overal humble and great man.
Favorite Discipline: Sup Surfing
Favorite Sup Spot: Break Wall in Lahaina
Board: Starboard 7'2" InZane Pro Model
Paddle: Starboard Enduro S or M at 66-68 inches
Industry Affiliations and Certifications
Certified Watersports instructor and founder of Maui Sports Adventures Surf school and Camp, and co-founder of the Standup For The Cure!
Awards and Accolades
3x Master of The Ocean Champion
Ultimate Waterman Champion 2016
ISA World Champion 2016
12 World Titles in the Waterman League events