Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton @ 4:20pm

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    • Sunday March 4, 2018
      4:20 pm - 6:20 pm
  • Location: GTCN channel 2.3
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Summary Sentence: This profile of legendary big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton explores his storied career, the innovations he brought to surfing and the curious irony that he never competed professionally in the sport.

Full Summary: TAKE EVERY WAVE: The Life of Laird Hamilton tracks the remarkable life and legendary career of big wave surfer Laird Hamilton. Much admired by the public, though often disdained or ignored by the surf industry itself, Laird is a unique sports icon—an athlete who has refused to compete professionally yet has dominated big wave surfing as no other figure in history has ever done. Laird's biographical story is told against the backdrop of a winter surf season on Kauai, where El Niño storm systems threaten to bring the biggest surf in decades. Mixing never-before-seen archival footage, with contemporary verité scenes shot in Southern California, Bermuda and Kauai, Take Every Wave weaves the past and present into an intimate and compelling portrait of a superstar athlete at the top of his game. Threaded throughout is a revealing, deeply personal interview with Laird as well conversations with the family members, friends, collaborators and detractors who know him best. Take Every Wave provides an intimate, uncompromising look at a lifetime devoted to riding giant surf—and the price an athlete pays for greatness. A Sundance Selects release.  Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton (2017)- IMDb GTCN Movie Schedule

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TAKE EVERY WAVE: The Life of Laird Hamilton tracks the remarkable life and legendary career of big wave surfer Laird Hamilton. Much admired by the public, though often disdained or ignored by the surf industry itself, Laird is a unique sports icon—an athlete who has refused to compete professionally yet has dominated big wave surfing as no other figure in history has ever done.

Laird's biographical story is told against the backdrop of a winter surf season on Kauai, where El Niño storm systems threaten to bring the biggest surf in decades. Mixing never-before-seen archival footage, with contemporary verité scenes shot in Southern California, Bermuda and Kauai, Take Every Wave weaves the past and present into an intimate and compelling portrait of a superstar athlete at the top of his game. Threaded throughout is a revealing, deeply personal interview with Laird as well conversations with the family members, friends, collaborators and detractors who know him best.

Take Every Wave provides an intimate, uncompromising look at a lifetime devoted to riding giant surf—and the price an athlete pays for greatness. A Sundance Selects release. 

Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton (2017)- IMDb

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GTCN, free movies, flicks, matinee
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  • Created By: nhansen7
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 23, 2018 - 1:47pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 23, 2018 - 1:47pm