The Ultimate Waterman 2015

The quest to find the world’s Ultimate Waterman is coming to New Zealand for the first time.

This Global surfing event will be held March 14-21, with eight of the world’s top watermen to compete in six different surfing disciplines at different venues including Piha.

Competitions will be held nationwide with athletes travelling by plane or helicopter on the day to the location with the best forecast conditions.

Legend big wave surfer Laird Hamilton will be in the line up joined by by Danny Ching of the United States, Mark Visser of Australia, Manoa Drollet of French Polynesia, Daniel Kereopa of Aotearoa and fellow Hawaiians Kai Lenny, Kala Alexander and Connor Baxter.

An exhibition event will take place at Piha on March 15th showcasing surfing disciplines including short board, alaia, hydrofoil and kiteboarding

For more information please visit the official Ultimate Waterman website