The art of surf film making was brought to the world through the eyes and lens of legendary cinematographer Bruce Brown before the 60's. If your a surfer or in surf media, the movie "Endless Summer," with its raw, curious, and wave hungry story line lit a fire in many surfers to explore whats out there more than there home break. Today, surf traveling is apart of the surfing lifestyle and one main ingredient to never stop searching for your perfect wave.
Fast forward to the 70's and the curious itch of finding the best waves by yourself in any coastal country has grown to the epitome of surf travel. Scoring perfect rides with you and your friends out, figuring out the spot, and naming it was one way of claiming your mark on surf maps. Surfers such as Nappy Napoleon, Alan Byrne, Bob McTavish, Jose Angel, just to name a few know the recipes for some of the worlds greatest breaks. Inspired by Bruce Brown storyline, cinematographer Rick Beck travels the world with some of surfing's iconic individuals to showcase his rendition of searching for that perfect ride from the shores Africa to Hawaii.
Video via Real Surf Stories