"I hope my legacy is one that I made people believe that they can do things that they didn’t think they could do.” – Laird Hamilton “Laird is flat out surfing’s biggest, boldest, bravest. He is the best big-wave surfer in the world today, bar none.” Surfer Magazine A big-wave surfer and pioneer in the world of action water sports, Laird Hamilton is a hard-charging athlete, renowned innovator and guiding genius of crossover board sports including tow-in surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and hydrofoil boarding. He is the subject of the documentary Take Every Wave, and his bestselling book Liferider tackles human resilience, relationships, business, technology, risk-taking and the importance of respecting the natural world. Explore the courage, ambition and talent that push a person to greatness in an evening with the American icon who changed the sport of big-wave surfing forever.
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