Documentary, Sport / TV-Series (2021)
100 Foot Wave, an HBO original documentary series that captures Garrett McNamara’s legacy as a surfing pioneer that inspired a new generation of giant wave riders, is streaming this July on HBOMax.
The six-part series intimately captures the decade-long odyssey of surfing pioneer Garrett McNamara, who, after visiting Nazaré, Portugal in hopes of conquering a 100 foot wave, pushed the sport to ever-greater heights and alongside locals helped transform the small fishing village into the world’s pre-eminent big-wave surfing destination.
The docuseries is directed and executive produced by Chris Smith and executive produced by Joe Lewis, Maria Zuckerman, Ryan Heller, and Michael Bloom.
Director: Chris Smith
Star: Garrett McNamara