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Billabong Odyssey (2003)

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Action sports documentary that follows the industry's best big wave surfers as they travel the world searching for the largest waves that nature has to offer. The journey spanned 18 months, 6 continents and produced up to 70 foot waves.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shawn Barron ...
Himself - Surfer (as Shawn 'Barney' Barron)
Fred Basse ...
Himself - Surfer
Layne Beachley ...
Herself - Surfer
Ken Bradshaw ...
Himself - Surfer
Carlos Burle ...
Himself - Surfer
Taj Burrow ...
Himself - Surfer
Nick Carroll ...
Himself
Jeff Clark ...
Himself
Ken Collins ...
Himself - Surfer (as Ken 'Skindog' Collins)
Sean Collins ...
Himself - Surfline
Alistair Craft ...
Himself (as Alister Craft)
Vetea David ...
Himself
...
Himself (as Craig Davidson)
...
Himself
Mark Foo ...
Himself - Surfer (archive footage)
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Action sports documentary that follows the industry's best big wave surfers as they travel the world searching for the largest waves that nature has to offer. The journey spanned 18 months, 6 continents and produced up to 70 foot waves.

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Surfing doesn't get any bigger than this! See more »


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Rated PG for thematic elements, some nudity and language | See all certifications »

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25 March 2004 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Billabong el reto  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$54,000 (USA) (7 November 2003)

Gross:

$54,000 (USA) (7 November 2003)
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Did You Know?

Connections

Features Dateline NBC (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Cafe Hossegor
Composed and Produced by Carl Byron
Performed by Carl Byron
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Some awesome big wave footage shot from helo's, in water...
21 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've watched this video 1-2 times completely and then have watched specific scenes over and over numbers of times analyzing each wave and listening to the soundtracks. They are all so unique and so big!!!! The footage is awesome. Lots taken from helicopters which is ultra cool...

The footage from Teahupoo is insane. The conditions were so powerful, so hollow and pitching.

The soundtrack, "Look Out Below" in scene 15 shows big waves and big wipe outs. Awesome footage and soundtrack. Classic rock/blues sound of the 70's.

The soundtrack, "Thankyou" Good Lord, 50 seconds from the very end is awesome also. Again, classic rock.

Excellent video for the skateboarding generation, safe for kids...They will be inspired by the brave nature of the surfers. Since most kids are active, they can appreciate how difficult some things are.

The surfers in the video are the some of the best in the world surfing the biggest waves, with the best cameras...

Check it out.


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