|Full Name: Manu Scott-Arrieta
Nickname: Munz, Munza
Date of birth: 5th January 1998
Hometown: Sandy Bay
Ethnicity: Kiwi, Basque
Board length range: Two 5’9s and a 5’7
Shaper: Tribal Surfboards
Surfing since: 2005
How did you start surfing: At first I started standing up on a boggie board then Mum and Dad got me and my brother our first surfboards for Christmas and we were hooked ever since.
Surfing competitively since: Think i was around 9 or 10.
Competition strategy: Just keep relaxed and wait for the better waves to come through.
Career highlight: Representing New Zealand in 2014,2015 and 2016 in the New Zealand Junior Surfing Team.
Ambitions: Get my name out there and get paid to surf.
Main surf breaks you surf: Sandy Bay is the local.
Favourite surf break: Gunters.
Other interests: Fishing, Diving, skating.
Surfing heroes: John John Florence, Dusty Payne.
Life heroes: Parents and brother.
Favourite food: Beef schnitzel.
Favourite moves: Barrels and power hacks