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The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.

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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 Joel Conroy

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The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.


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Winner: Best Documentary Award at the 2009 SURFER POLL & VIDEO AWARDS See more »

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George Freeth did not receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for rescuing the Japanese fishermen. It was the Congressional Gold Medal. See more »

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"YOUR HEART IS SO LOUD
Written by Cécile Schott
Performed by Colleen
Published by copyright controlled / Woodwork Music
Courtesy of The Leaf Label Ltd.
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