Thu, 19 November 2009

(At Wavescapes 2009) Historical doccie that delves back to the roots of surfboard shaping. A must for all shapers, but for anyone who appreciates the technique and technology behind the art of shaping.

Searching for Michael Peterson

Thu, 19 November 2009

(At Wavescapes 2009) The sad tale of how paranoid schizophrenia went unnoticed in the tragic life of one of the 70s best surfers. Rabbit, Mark Richards and many others were terrified to surf against MP in a contest. He was aggressive and beligerent in the water, but on the wave, he was the epitomy of fluidity and grace. Back on land, he shrunk into a painfully shy shell, where his life slowly unravelled. He now lives in a mental home.

Quest for Fear

Thu, 19 November 2009
(At Wavescapes 2009) Well made and interesting account of how the American big wave riders see Dungeons. Tracks 10 years of the growth of South Africa's Mavericks. Features some hootworthy moments of mayhem from everyone's favourite Hout Bay RIB skipper, Grant Spooner.

Still Filthy

Do you remember the movie Filthy Habits? If you do, you're either old or have a fantastic memory, because most modern groms would look at you squif if you mentioned it, which is a pity because Filthy Habits was an iconic surf film of the 80's that shifted the definition of what a surf film is. Bring on Still Filthy!

This film should be viewed in HD.

Read more: Still Filthy

Donavon: Alive in Tahiti

(At Wavescapes 2009)

Fresh Fruit for Rotten Vegetables

Thu, 19 November 2009

(At Wavescapes 2009) Some of the most insane longboarding that will have even the most cynical shortboarders whooping for more. You skeem? Check it out bro.

Inside Teehupo'o

Thu, 19 November 2009

(At Wavescapes 2009) Some pros wear 10kg camera packs to experiment with in-the-tube footage at the world's heaviest wave. Do they succeed? You decide.

The Drifter

Mon, 19 October 2009

There are a lot of surf movies out there these days, and many international mags give one away for free on the cover of nearly every issue. But this. This is something a little bit different. Why? It's simple. Soul. But not the soul that the brands try to sell you, says Jarvi. - Okay, there was a tiny bit of irony there (ed)

Read more: The Drifter

Fly in the Champagne

Thu, 19 November 2009

(At Wavescapes 2009) Kelly and Andy go at it hammer and tongs in this riproaring clash of the egos.

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