Laird Hamilton & Rory Kennedy Discuss "Take Every Wave: The Life Of Laird Hamilton"


Directed by Rory Kennedy, "Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton" is the remarkable story of American icon Laird Hamilton who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf genre, this in-depth portrait of the hard-charging athlete explores the fear, courage and ambition that push a man to greatness—and the cost that comes with it. 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 Hamilton as well conversations with the family members, friends, collaborators and detractors who know him best.

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