In the early 90's, an iconic photo of a boy dropping in on a huge unknown wave made the cover of Surfing Life. 20 years later, the boy the world had never heard of earned the chance to compete against the best surfer the world has ever seen
The essence of surfing is an elusive ideal. Part sport, part state-of-mind; an avenue for self-expression, a metaphor for freedom; a ritual, a competitive event, a dangerous journey, a ... See full summary »
Thicker Than Water is a 2000 documentary surf film directed by singer/songwriter Jack Johnson and his film school friend Chris Malloy. It shows surfing footage from different locations like... See full summary »
This is not a surf movie, it is a film about surfing's deepest roots: in the subconscious; in ancient lore; in the craft of surfboard building; in man's perpetual quest for a joyful relationship with the natural world.
"High Water" is an action-packed adventure centered around surfing's Triple Crown competitions,the professional surfing tour's final three competitions held each year on the North Shore of ... See full summary »
Splinters is the first feature-length documentary film about the evolution of indigenous surfing in the developing nation of Papua New Guinea. In the 1980s an intrepid Australian pilot left... See full summary »
The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.
Lord 'Tally Ho' Blears
Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing ... See full summary »
WAVERIDERS tracks the previously untold story of surfing pioneers all linked to Ireland and incorporates an unexpected twist that spins the story across the globe to Hawaii, California and back again. Written by
Winner: Best Documentary Award at the 2009 SURFER POLL & VIDEO AWARDS See more »
Actually it was the GOLD MEDAL OF HONOR. Signed by Assistant Secretary Charles D Hilles on July 15, 1910. I have a picture of the medal and the letter. The letter states he is receiving the honor for the heroic and daring actions of saving seven fisherman from drowning at Venice, Ocean Park, California. This medal is also referred to as the Life Saving Medal. It is gold medal issued by act of congress. It is a specific medal for lifesaving acts from perils of the sea. It is one of the oldest congressional medals. The US Treasury delivered these medals until the US Coast Guard took over the honor more recently. So, it is a Gold Medal of Honor issued by an act of congress. There is also a silver medal. However, it is not the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor that we think of Bob Hope receiving. See more »
IN YOUR TOWN (LIVE)
Written by William Rory Gallagher
Performed by Rory Gallagher
Published by Strange Music Ltd / Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
Courtesy of RCA / Sony BMG Music Entertainment See more »