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Standing on Water (2015)

A story of overcoming your fears and following your passion. How Casper Steinfath from Denmark became one of the best SUP-surfers in the world. A Danish documentary from what today is commonly known as Cold Hawaii.

Directors:

Peter Alsted, Kristoffer Hegnsvad (co-director)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Connor Baxter Connor Baxter ... Connor Baxter
Mo Freitas Mo Freitas ... Mo Freitas
Oliver Hartkopp Oliver Hartkopp ... Oliver Hartkopp
Buzzy Kerbox Buzzy Kerbox ... Buzzy Kerbox
Cody Kerbox Cody Kerbox ... Cody Kerbox
Kai Lenny Kai Lenny ... Kai Lenny
Jamie Mitchell Jamie Mitchell ... Jamie Mitchell
Robby Naish Robby Naish ... Robby Naish
Zane Scweitzer Zane Scweitzer ... Zane Scweitzer
Casper Steinfath Casper Steinfath ... Casper Steinfath
Peter Steinfath Peter Steinfath ... Peter Steinfath
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Storyline

Standing On Water is the story about how Casper Steinfath from Denmark became one of the best Stand Up Paddle surfers in the world. Casper grew up traveling the world with his mum, dad, and younger brother. He was always on a beach somewhere, playing by the waterside and tandem-surfing with his dad. However, as a child Casper developed a phobia of water, especially of his head being submerged. When the family settled down they chose a small fishing village in the north of Denmark called Klitmøller, not suspecting that this isolated community so close to the sea ironically held an even greater fear - parents refused to let their children play in the untamed power of the Nordic sea, in case the waters would claim them. Now at 21 years of age, Casper Steinfath has become the only Danish professional stand up paddle surfer and waterman, a 2-time International Surfing Association SUP world champion, traveling nine months of the year and surfing for a living. Follow Casper's journey from ... Written by Peter Alsted

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Plot Keywords:

fear | surfing | sea | parenting | See All (4) »

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The tides that shape a life


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Country:

Denmark | France | Germany | Ireland | Italy | Portugal | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Klitmøller, Jylland, Denmark See more »

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Budget:

DKK 126,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Soundtracks

Passport to the world
Written and performed by Adam McKenzie
2015
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