BIG wave rush!!
Oliver B. Mcmahon | 07/26/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Good flick to put on the player when you get back from a session of surfing in the evening and your friends have come over to share some brews and ... burritos. Some BIG waves out at Log Cabins and you see just how insane one needs to be in order to be just out there. Technically, the quality is not that good. You would expect more from a DVD. And why do all contempoary surf films have irritating thrash\punk metal soundtracks? Come on, we are not all a bunch of mindless, blunt smokin' mosh pit daddys. But overall, it does the job of showcasing some really monster waves and those who challenge them. Now go see the flick and don't forget those burritos!"
You shoulda been there that day...
Christie Peck | Long Beach, CA USA | 03/03/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The soundtrack is bad? Gee...I couldn't HEAR it because I was howling at the screen! Lucky me...was on the North Shore of Oahu on Jan 28 1998...so this couldn't be bad. I spent the entire day looking at the Bay from atop my rental car - happily boxed in on Kam Hwy. It was an epic day in my life...but I did not realize that the world would take note of it until almost a year later. I happened to hear of this film - and another called simply "Condition Black" put out by Public Television - and got them both. It's pretty incredible that ANY of those waves were documented - if they didn't do a "perfect" job translating them to the screen I didn't notice. (And I don't care?) If you have any surf in your soul I'm thinking you'll want to see this."
Biggest waves ever ridden.
Oliver B. Mcmahon | Nashua, NH United States | 11/14/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This video has nice shots of the largest waves ever ridden. The photography is good and clear, but if you are over 40 you may want to hit the mute button when the music kicks in. I gave it 4 stars because of the histroic importance to the surfing captured in this film."
Average video - poor soundtrack
Oliver B. Mcmahon | 09/04/2002
(2 out of 5 stars)
"This video certainly shows off some big waves, but the soundtrack is awful and the overall quality is not that good. Many of the waves were pulled from the video 'Laird' and the video quality is much much better in that video. In this video, some of the same rides are shown twice or even 3 times. Maybe they think we wouldn't notice. The quality of the background music is awful. I like punk music, but this stuff sounds like a circular saw going through a metal trashcan, for 35 minutes.Anyway, some of the footage is awesome so it might be a nice collection to your library, just press mute and play your own music from your stereo while you're watching it."