"It goes to show that if you love what you are doing, dream big, train hard, and go for it, you can do anything"
Photos by MAT50 MEDIA , SCOTTY STINSON, & CORY SCOTT IMAGERY
Zane 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 almost 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 Oregon 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 stand up paddling.
22 year old Zane Kekoa Schweitzer wins the 2016 Ultimate Waterman.
January - Da Hui Backdoor Shootout Oahu Hawaii
February 6th / Kanaka Ikaika Paddle Race / Oahu Hawaii
February 8th - 20th / Sunset Beach PRO Stand Up World Tour / Oahu Hawaii
February 22nd - / 28th Master of the Ocean / Cabarete DR
March 7th - 20th / The Ultimate Waterman / New Zealand
March 20th - April 17th / Red Bull Heavy Water Stand Up World Series / San Francisco
March 23rd - 31st / Starboard Annual Windsurfing Photoshoot / Maui Hawaii
May 13th - 15th / Hayama Pro Stand Up World Series / Japan
May 28th - June 5th / Tahiti Pro Stand Up World Tour / Tahiti
June 4th - 5th / Maui Jim Ocean Fest / Maui Hawaii
June 16th - 18th / Germany Stand Up World Series / Hamburg Germany
June 24th - 26th / Barcelona Stand Up World Series / Barcelona
Late June - Early July / Location X Stand Up World Tour
July 22nd - 24th / Surf Expo Stand Up World Series / Rome Italy
August 9th - 14th / El Salvador Stand Up World Tour / El Salvador
September 16th - 18th / Canada Stand Up World Series / Toronto Canada
October 1st -2nd / Pacific Paddle Games / California
October 14th - 16th / Turtle Bay Stand Up World Series / Oahu Hawaii
October 16th - 19th / Exhibition Event Stand Up World Tour + Series / Dubai UAE
November 23rd - 30th / Tenerife Stand Up World Tour / Canary Islands
December 3rd - 10th / Gran Canaria Stand Up World Tour / Canary Islands