Waveriders (2009) Trailer
The trailer for Waveriders which premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on the January 28th. The film is set to be released in the UK on April 3, 2009, but the film has not been picked up for ditribution here in the U.S. Waveriders is narrated by Cillian Murphy.
Waveriders is the previously untold story of the unlikely Irish roots of the worldwide surfing phenomenon and today's pioneers of Irish big wave surfing. The story unfolds via the inspirational and ultimately tragic history of Irish/Hawaiian legendary waterman, George Freeth. Freeth, son of an Irishman, was responsible for the rebirth of this sport of Hawaiian kings in the early twentieth century. With its distinguished cast of world-renowned Irish, British and Irish/American surfers Waveriders then journeys full-circle from Hawaii to California and back to Irish shores following Freeths wave of influence. This journey reaches a spectacular climax when the surfers conquer the biggest swell ever to have been ridden in Ireland catching monster waves of over fifty feet.