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Movies: Waveriders
Waveriders
Action/Adventure, Documentary
 
Provides both insight into the foundation of the sport as well as a rollercoaster ride of some of its greatest exponents. The origins of the sport starts with an unexpected revelation that it was the son of an Ulsterman, George Freeth who re-introduced the ancient Polynesian art of wave riding in Hawaii at the start of the 20th century after it had been stamped out by missionaries. Traces how Freeth went on to transform and popularize the sport in California where he became the world's first lifeguard. At the core of the film is the journey of top Irish and Irish American surfers as they trace an unexpected Irish connection to surfing and strive to meet the latest challenge of big wave tow surfing in Ireland. Rated No Rating .
Cast: Andy Hill, Easky Britton, Richard Fitzgerald, Gabe Davies, May Borthwick
Produced by:
Directed by: Joel Conroy
Written by: Joel Conroy, Lauren Davies
Running time: 1hr 20min
Opens:
Theaters for 03/16/13


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