In Theaters Soon: A Doc Following Iconic Surfer Duke Kahanamoku

Olympic champion, American hero, and the king of surfing, Duke Kahanamoku, is coming to the big screen in a documentary. It promises a deep dive into one of America’s greatest sporting icons.

“Waterman” unravels Kahanamoku’s storied legacy, following his journey to becoming a legendary swimmer, surfer, and trailblazer of his day.

From his unrivaled ascent in Olympic swimming to his pioneering work in the world of surfing, the five-time Olympic medalist and Native Hawaiian shattered records and brought surfing to the world — though he encountered plenty of challenges along the way.

The award-winning documentary from Sidewinder Films features interviews with some modern-day surfing icons including Kelly Slater, Carissa Moore, Jack Johnson, Duane DeSoto, and Laird Hamilton.

Check out the trailer and get tickets for “Waterman,” which opens in theaters on April 1, 2022.

Runtime: 2 minutes

Surfing in Patagonia Yulex Wetsuits
What Makes Moana Jones Wong the World's Best Pipe Surfer? Watch and Learn
Moana Jones Wong is as smooth as a surfer can get. Watch the 22-year-old World Surf League Pro Pipeline champ do what she does best. Read more…

Kristen Arendt
By

Kristen Arendt is a creative writer and lover of the great outdoors. A long-time competitive runner on both the roads and track, she's branched out into vehicle-assisted adventure, trail running, and backpacking. When she’s not playing with words or planning her next adventure, she’s most likely exploring a trail in the mountains of her home state of Colorado.

Topics: ,

Tags: ,