New Team Rider: Zach Zeiger

September 30, 2013 1 min read

Zach Zeiger, Slyde's new team rider.

Wedge Resident Bodysurfer, Zachariah Zeiger, joins Slyde Handboards Talent Pool Of Team Ryders!

Picture a dude with Brad Pitt's looks and the ability to catch barrels like John John Florence.
Now place a Slyde Handboard in his hand, and you've just had a glimpse of one of the freshest West Coast wave riders to ever get pitted, Zach Zeiger.
New Slyde Team Ryder Zachariah ZeigerZach grew up a waterman on the beaches of Orange County, California. 
Since age 7, bodysurfing has been his favorite past time and soul therapy session.
Any given day he can be found paddling out into breaks like Huntington Beach, The Wedge, Laguna Beach, and Salt Creek.  A "family" sport he continues to carry on, the dream in California.
Justin Cumbee of The Wedge crew describes Zach as "one of the sickest chargers I've ever bodysurfed with. The dude has no fear and is all about the barrels. Plus he brings the best vibes into the line up. Dude kills it."
Slyde Handboards is beyond amped to watch  Zach as he charges onto the handplane scene. Trust us when we say this is one guy you won't want to take your eyes off of.
Stay tuned for the soon to be released "Zeiger" handboard. A handplane with Zach's own personal style and swagger, which promises to get you perfectly shacked.
To find out more about Zachariah Zeiger and follow his evolution with Slyde Handboards please check him out on Instagram @ZachariahZeiger
steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left