Category Archive: News

Shark Attacks Mick Fanning at J-Bay

“I WAS just sitting there and I felt something grab or get stuck in my leg rope and I instantly just jumped away,” Fanning explained. Wow…   Currently making waves around the interwebs is the visuals of Mick Fanning fending off a great white shark in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. US commentators were in awe …

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RCJ’s idea of retirement

Just when you thought Ross Clarke Jones was heading towards a well earned retirement… he goes and goes and does this. Ross Clarke-Jones (Avoca, New South Wales, Australia) carves a huge turn then makes it past the ensuing avalanche for a clean exit on a giant wave at Nazaré, Portugal on December 11, 2014. Video …

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Tom Carroll Stand Up Paddle Boards

Tom Carroll Paddle Surf (TCPS) represents the very latest in design, innovation and hydrodynamic performance for the surf SUP genre. Unique design elements, along with the latest in material technology, feature heavily across two distinctive SUP models. “My new range of SUP’s offers a totally different feel to anything else on the market. They don’t …

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New day for Red Bull Cape Fear

Earlier in the week Storm Surfers’ legendary surf forecaster Ben Matson was on the phone to Mark Mathews discussing the weather forecast for this Red Bull’s Cape Fear event this weekend. Originally scheduled for Saturday the wind outlook has now pushed the event to Sunday. You can catch all the action live on Foxtel’s Fuel TV. and online this Sunday. Visit Red Bull Cape Fear for more details! …

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Legend Laird Hamilton shoots the pier

Laird Hamilton rides largest wave of the day. The local crowd was a buzz as Laird rides the wave at least 400 yards and then shoots the pier at the end with at least double overhead set.  

R.I.P Sonny Miller – One of the original Californian dreamers

SONNY MILLER, 1960-2014 Sonny Miller, passed away Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 54. Sonny was a staple of the surfer magazine shows of the late 80’s that sparked a passion for surfing that led him shooting some of the coolest surf films ever made including Searching for Tom Curren, Feral Kingdom, The …

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Brazilian Premiere in Rio de Janeiro

Storm Surfers had a spectacular debut in Brazil over the weekend. RCJ was in town to introduce the film and mingle with fans. As you can imagine… he had a great time. It was an amazing night. The film dazzled the locals and was followed up with a great dose of rock and roll with Rodrigo …

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Warren Miller’s ~ Ticket to Ride

With opening night at the Hayden Orpheum Cremorne next Wednesday 21 May, time is running out to pick up your tickets to the greatest sports film of 2014!!
With one show sold out and others nearing capacity, patrons are advised to grab their tickets today.

Out in the Line-up

We are super stoked to support one of our Storm Surfers family Campbell Wilson who has gone on to work on the film Out in the Line-up directed by Ian W Thomson. The film has picked up a swag of accolades abroad and is screening in Sydney in June. Check out the trailer

2014 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards

A celebration of big wave surfing the 2014 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards certainly didn’t disappoint. Check out the highlights and winners below.

Tip of the hat to Storm Surfers Alumni Mark Mathews who was nominated in Paddle Award of the Year category. Pipped at the post by Mark Healey who also paddled into the infamous Jaws, Hawaii. What a ride…

RCJ tries to be sneaky in New Zealand

For the zany RCJ a stroll through the New Zealand countryside is never what you’d expect.     Beautiful and inspiring footage from a lifetime of adventuring tell a unique and fascinating story. A moving and thought provoking film. ~ Ben Elton, British writer, actor & environmentalist. “LAST PARADISE” uses the world’s most exciting adventure to …

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Last Paradise Touring Dates

WATCH THE TRAILER Each screening will include a Q&A with filmmaker Clive Neeson, as well as guest speakers who will reveal the secrets and science behind the film. ULLADULLA Wednesday 21st May 6.45pm at the Arcadia Twin Cinemas. Tickets: To reserve tickets phone the Arcadia Twin box office on: (02) 4454 1224 WOLLONGONG Friday 23rd …

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10 things you probably didn’t know about New Zealand

New Zealand is certainly one of Storm Surfers favourite destinations in the world. In filmmaker’s film Last Paradise Clive Neeson spent forty years recording images of New Zealand’s outdoors and virgin paradises from all across the world. You can now see this epic journey of discovery and innovation to enjoy natures beauty as Last Paradise tours nationally. But …

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Storm Surfers heads to Brazil

Ross is heading to BRAZIL! Storm Surfers will premiere at Vivo Open air – the biggest Open Air Cinema in the world. WHERE Vivo Open air festival runs from May 15th to June 1st at MARINA DA GLÓRIA, in Rio de Janeiro. Ross will be their to soak up the atmosphere and watch Storm Surfers on the big screen. WHEN …

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Last Paradise Tour

“LAST PARADISE” uses the world’s most exciting adventure to address the world’s most crucial issues. Through the untold story of extreme sport pioneering and 45 years of stunning original footage, we are alerted to what was once “normal” for our planet, how dramatically it has changed in one lifetime, and how the spirit of innovation …

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Summer Outdoor Movies

Storm Surfers kicks off outdoor movie series Kiama Municipal Council’s Summer outdoor movies will commence on Friday 6 December at Hindmarsh Park, Kiama. The big wave movie Storm Surfers is the first of four movies Kiama Council in partnership with Kiama Tourism and IMB Building Society will screen over Summer. Storm Surfers will commence at 8.30pm, …

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Before Storm Surfers there was Wayne Lynch

When we toured Storm Surfers 3D around Australia last year and had Ross and Tom at screenings for a Q&A afterwards, many in the film industry said that this idea was so ‘old fashioned that it was retro…’ Looks like another surf legend is up to the same tricks! Uncharted Waters: The Personal History of …

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Storm Surfers Original Soundtrack – Urban Cinefile

6ixty Foot Films has released the soundtrack to the groundbreaking 3D surf adventure movie Storm Surfers 3D . Currently screening in limited general release, the Storm Surfers score was composed by award winning Michael Yezerski and Richard Tognetti (Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra). watch the music Storm Surfers 3D follows two-time world surf …

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An experience you won’t quickly forget – Review

Chuck Ross reviews Storm Surfers 3D for TV Week The Must-See Movie of the Summer — and You’ve Gotta See It in a Theater, Because It’s Got the Best Use of 3-D We’ve Ever Seen (Sorry, Mr. Cameron). But It’s Really Tough to Find in Your Neighborhood Theater. How You Can Help. I just saw …

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Australian pro surfers hunt for bigger and better waves – Interview

Take Two interview Tom and Ross for 89.3 KPCC Old surfers never die, they just keep putting themselves in potentially lethal situations. That’s the moral of a new documentary called “Storm Surfers.” The film follows Ross Clarke Jones and Tom Carroll, two Australian pro surfers who continue a pilgrimage for the perfect wave even as they …

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Do World-Class Surfers Change as They Get Older? – Interview

Anna Dimond interviews Tom and Ross for LA Weekly Forget the physical training. Never mind the mental prep. For former world champion surfer Tom Carroll, the urge to surf down a 30-foot wall of water — sometimes dozens of miles from shore — is all about testosterone. “Some people have it, some people don’t,” he …

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Australian surf champs defy monster waves – Review

Zorianna Kit reviews Storm Surfers 3D for A pair of Australian surfing legends, undaunted despite their middle age, strapped tiny 3D cameras to their boards and went in search of big waves whipped up by Pacific storms. The result was the documentary feature “Storm Surfers 3D” starring Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones, who take viewers …

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Inside the world’s most dangerous waves – Interview

Hollie McKay interviews Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones for Fox News There’s surfing, and then there’s big-wave surfing. And middle-aged, former surf champions and longtime friends Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones are searching for the biggest waves of them all. Combining revolutionary 3D technology and daring filmmaking, the new, critically acclaimed documentary “Storm Surfers 3D” trails …

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Aussie Surfers Carve Up The Silver Screen – Review

Brenton Garen reviews Storm Surfers 3D for Santa Monica Mirror From more than 1500 hours of raw footage, two-time world surfing champion, Tom Carroll and big wave pioneer, Ross Clarke-Jones will sit back and relax to watch their 95-minute film “Storm Surfer 3D” in Santa Monica this Saturday. The two Australians will take part in …

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Enjoy it while you can! – Review

Zach Weisberg reviews Storm Surfers 3D for Last Tuesday night I got barreled at Shipstern’s Bluff. Tom Carroll towed me into a massive lump of energy, I airdropped down the infamous step, faltered for a second, regained my balance with arms spread wide – then blistered through the gaping space of a barrel, arriving safely onto …

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Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke Jones Talk Storm Surfers 3D – Interview

Brian Gallagher interview Tom Carroll and Ross Clark-Jones for   Tom Carroll and Ross Clark-Jones discuss their innovative documentary Storm Surfers 3D, arriving in Los Angeles and other regional theaters July 19th If you follow professional surfing, you’re likely well aware of Tom Carroll and Ross Clark-Jones. Tom Carroll was a two-time world champion in 1984 …

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Truly breathtaking – Review

Lou Lesko reviews Storm Surfers 3D I went and saw Storm Surfers 3D last night. It is truly breathtaking. I promise you that at some point during the movie you will reach out your hand toward the screen to try and touch the wall of a wave. The 3D technology deployed by the filmmakers to make the …

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The waves and thrills just keep coming – Review

Amy Nicholson reviews Storm Surfers 3D for LA Times  The waves — and thrills — just keep coming in this rah-rah documentary about Australian surfing buddies Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones. Tanned, leathery and as ripped as a pair of old jeans, Australian surfing buddies Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones could pass for cast members …

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Storm Surfers 3D Premieres in Los Angeles

The acclaimed documentary film Storm Surfers 3D finally arrives to Los Angeles for a premiere on Friday, July 19th, 2013 at the Chinese 6. Additionally, the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica will be hosting screenings on Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21th. Meet Tom and Ross – One night Only Where Cinema Date Buy tickets CA, …

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Adrenaline rush of eye-popping images – Review

G. Allen Johnson is a San Francisco Chronicle The development of the GoPro camera has revolutionized extreme-sports photography, but even so, the 3-D images of extreme surfing in “Storm Surfers 3D” feel groundbreaking. Or is that wave-breaking? — Justin McMillan and Chris Nelius’ Australian documentary follows two surfing veterans during a big-wave season, mostly near …

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