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The Longest Wave

OFFICIALSELECTION-SPORTFILMFESTIVALROTTERDAM-2021 (1)

7-10 December 2021 – Online (buy tickets here)

103′ | English dialogue | English subtitles

Director: Joe Berlinger

Throughout his storied four-decade career, Robby Naish has been a watersports pioneer, ushering once-niche activities like windsurfing, kite boarding, stand-up paddle boarding, and foil surfing into the forefront of the global sports community, racking up 24 championship titles along the way. It is this lifelong quest to master all obstacles that led Naish to his latest undertaking. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger travels the globe with legendary windsurfer and pioneering waterman Robby Naish, a 24-time world champion whose quest to master the world’s longest waves unexpectedly reveals his vulnerabilities as a competitor, mentor and father.