Zane Kekoa Schweitzer Officially Joins the Laird Apparel Team
PhoLaird Apparel is pleased to announce that innovative and esteemed waterman, Zane Kekoa Schweitzer, has joined its team as an Athletic Ambassador.
Since the beginning of his career, Zane has proved to be a passionate competitor in and out of the water. Renowned as a top tier surfer, standup paddleboarder, foiler and windsurfer, Zane embodies the drive and innovation of a true waterman. In support of his passion for the water, Zane is also a notable global advocate for the environment and the next generation of eco- stewards. When he is not mastering his craft, you can find Zane empowering the younger generation to “Innovate & Inspire” through his motivational speaker series and his 501(c)(3) Kahākūkahi Ocean Academy, which aims to introduce keiki to ocean guardianship through sport and mentorship. Zane is also a published author of an inspirational collection of personal stories entitled “Beneath the Surface”. Zane strongly believes in maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, living every day to its absolute fullest potential.
Known for his relentless and determined nature, similar to that of Laird Hamilton, Zane mirrors the values of the Laird Apparel brand – one that is rooted in living an active life, full of movement and progression.
“Since the age of 12 years old, I’ve been traveling the world, competing in, and hosting clinics for Surf, Windsurf and SUP… my plan is to continue these endeavors on a global level as a big wave rider and professional waterman. Supporting my vision for this future, and my relentless pursuit of dreams, is one of my lifelong inspirational heroes of all watermen, Laird Hamilton. I am completely stoked to work with, train with, and travel with the Laird Apparel team in chasing
waves and making waves in the world of ocean sports and big wave riding…The best is yet to come!” – Zane Kekoa Schweitzer
In admiration of Zane’s larger than life personality and dedication to supporting an athletic and vigorous lifestyle, Laird Apparel is committed to aligning itself with Zane in creating an environment that is centered around fulfilling a life “in action” and inspiring the next generation of water enthusiasts.
“We are so proud to welcome Zane to the Laird Apparel team. Zane is a true pioneer and champion in his field. He embodies the Laird Apparel mindset – one that is focused on pushing physical limits and being a role model for future generations. Bringing him onto our team was a natural choice. We are beyond excited to start this journey with Zane.” – Jennifer Arrache, CEO, Laird Apparel.
Zane Kekoa Schweitzer officially joined the Laird Apparel team November 1st, 2022.
ABOUT ZANE KEKOA SCHWEITZER:
Zane Kekoa Schweitzer is the true definition of a waterman. He currently holds 15 World Champion event wins and is a 2x Ultimate Waterman. Zane is committed to living life to its fullest, and when he’s not in the ocean, he is teaching and motivating the younger generation about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and the preservation of our planet – one of his greatest personal achievements. Zane is well respected in the ocean community and has coined himself “Zaniac”, due to his relentless and enthusiastic nature in and out of the water. Zane has pledged himself to making a difference in the world and living a life “in constant movement.”
ABOUT LAIRD APPAREL:
Laird Apparel is a high-performance activewear and lifestyle brand inspired by the unconstrained versatility of Laird Hamilton. Laird Apparel prides itself on making products that are built to maximize the everyday and to take you through life’s obstacles. Much like Laird Hamilton himself, Laird Apparel, believes that as human creatures, we are built for movement, and therefore the company aims to make products that are constructed to keep up. Built for movement, built for optimal performance, and built for functionality.