//new tag to give link attribution window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-41543440-1', { 'link_attribution': true });

Paige Hareb

Full Name: Paige Hareb
Nickname: Paige-O (Pgo) or Paigey
Date of birth: 6/6/90
Hometown:  Oakura, Taranaki
Ethnicity: Kiwi 
Height: 5’5-5’6
Stance: Goofy

How many boards do you own: 30+
Length range: 4’11-7’3
Shaper: Some are Wayne McKewen and my more recent ones are Darren Handley
Sponsors: Backdoor Surf Shop, Gull, Curve, Noel Jessop Architeture, New Balance, Matuse, DHD, Sticky Johnson Wax
Surfing Since: 6 years old
How did you start surfing: Dad surfed and taught me

Surfing competitively Since: probably close to 6 years old at my local Oakura Boardriders club in the u10s
Competition strategy: it changes every heat, every break. But always, never give up until the final hooter has blown
New Zealand teams: 
Career highlight: 8 years on the world championship tour. Winning the world cup in the world surf team at Kelly Slaters surf ranch
Ambitions: To get back on the world tour and qualify for the Paris Olympics.

Paige with the World Team’s winning trophy at the WSL Founders Cup

Main surf breaks you surf: Rocky point, Stent rd, Oakura & Fitzroy and back beach
Favourite surf break: Any left in the Mentawais
People you surf with the most: The Naki local boyss
Occupation: Pro Surfer
Other interests: Skiing, Snowboarding, soccer, basketball, real estate, cars, photography
Surfing heroes: Kelly Slater, and Carissa Moore
Life heroes: No heroes as such but I like to try and learn something from most people I meet, whether that’s what to do or what not to do!

Favourite food: Lebanese and Mexican
Favourite moves: Vert backside turn and barrels and trying little bunny hop airs
Favourite surf video: Girls cant surf

Find Upcoming Events

All upcoming national events and initiatives taking place around New Zealand

Find a Surf School

Get a lesson today. All of our approved surf schools located around New Zealand

Find a Club

Join a boardrider club and become part of the local surfing community

Register For a Course

Become an internationally accredited surf instructor

Major Partners

Community Partners

Industry Partners

Media Partners