Born into surfing royalty, the big wave chaser always knew his calling was the ocean - but after a rocky start to his career, the extreme athlete is now bringing his story to the silver screen, in a brand new film that features a never-before-seen stunt.
By his side is Michael Oblowitz, the Hollywood director whose worked with the likes of Diana Ross and David Bowie.
Together, the duo are going beyond the break to bring us an intense tale of surfing survival.
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