Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton has an awesome movie trailer. It is a 2017 upcoming documentary sports film. It was directed by Rory Kennedy and written by Mark Bailey, Jack Youngelson. The film is scheduled to be released in the USA on September 29, 2017.


This extraordinary story of an American legend who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf system, this in-depth portrait of a hard-charging athlete explores the courage, fear and ambition that push a man to the majesty and the cost that comes with it.

The life and activities of surf icon Laird Hamilton are rewardingly covered in this exemplary sports documentary, weaving footage familiar and new around a frank meeting with the unfailingly forthright man himself. The commanding big-wave surfer gets the full legacy treatment in Rory Kennedy’s rip-roaring account of a life spent conquering intractable walls of water.


Laird’s incredible story started in 1960s Hawaii. Finding solace from an abusive home, he rebelled and funneled his force into big wave Pipeline surfing, vigil a natural talent. More than an athlete with Hollywood good looks, Hamilton proved himself a true reformer, pushing conventions to the ultimate and reinventing surfing throughout his career. A pioneer in both tow-in surfing and foil boarding, he prominent himself from surfing icons of the time who wanted to maintain the purity of the sport.

Let’s Introduce With Industry-Leading Partner:

  1. Director: Rory Kennedy
  2. Writer: Mark Bailey, Jack Youngelson
  3. Actors: N/A
  4. Genre: Documentary
  5. Run Time: 1h 58m
  6. Release Date: September 29, 2017 (USA)