Elliot Paerata Reid is a professional surfer currently on the WSL World Qualifying series.
Elliot is 21 years old, of Tuwharetoa descent and currently spends a lot of time travelling to surf spots around the world for competitions. Based in Piha, Elliot also spends a lot of time training out of Australia. Elliot feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to do what he loves and feels humbled by the support he receives. He is proud to be one of only three athletes to represent New Zealand at international surfing events.
"If you don't want to be criticised, don't do anything."