The Wednesday Voice is back, and this week we talk to Zane Schweitzer, one of paddling’s most exciting athletes. It’s been a stellar year for Schweitzer, whose currently 12th on the Standup World Tour and looking to make a run at the title with a good finish in Brazil November 28th through December 5th. He also taught one of the biggest standup clinics on record this summer at the Standup For the Cure event in Newport Beach, California, an event that won for Best Philanthropic Effort at the 2012 SUP Awards.

Schweitzer is one of the young Maui athletes currently featured in the Fall 2012 issue of SUP magazine (see below). If you haven’t yet, pick one up on newsstands now.