Ocean Driven

A day that changed big wave surfing

Ocean Driven, a tale of overcoming obstacles as well as your own fears, inspiring viewers to never give up and lose sight of their dreams.

The Story of an Epic Waterman


There hasn’t been a more popular contest winner - anywhere - than Bertish at Mavericks in 2010. The 38-year-old South African is one of the most stoked, enthusiastic big-wave surfers on the planet...the set waves were:50-60 feet on the face, the largest ever for paddle-in surf contest...Bertish wound up having the day of his life....describing it as ‘scary beautiful.’
— Bruce Jenkins
There’s more to Chris in this story than just his burning desire to take on some of the biggest challenges in surfing and the world. Whatever his endeavor, he does not put himself at the center of it. He doesn’t see himself as a giant killer, but just an ordinary guy. He believes his means for achieving the remarkable is not special to him, but in a self-belief that lies dormant in all of us.
— Anton Louw, Zigzag Surfing Magazine

Chris Bertish was winner of the Mavericks 2010, during the biggest waves in surfing competition history. His next adventure is to stand-up paddle across the Atlantic Ocean.

In the News


Santa Cruz Waves
santacruzwaves.com


Good Times Weekly, Santa Cruz
gtweekly.com

Santa Cruz Patch
santacruz.patch.com

Surfer Today
surfertoday.com
 

Zigzag Surfing Magazine, Cape Town, South Africa
zigzag.co.za

Santa Cruz Sentinel
www.santacruzsentinel.com

RADIO BROADCAST

 

Carte Blanche Feature

LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW AT TALK RADIO KSCO 1080AM
ITSTHEWAYOFLOVE.COM

NPR Radio Interview with Kirby Scudder's Art Studio
www.npr.org

 

Additional Features: TedX talks, NBC News, Monterey Bay Youth Outdoor Day, a wide range of surf sites and magazines, recent TV appearance on ABC's HN9 Youth Show, Cape Town, South Africa, and Waves for Change, South Africa as guest coach. The Santa Cruz, CA public television station has requested to play our film.

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