- 15 March 2011 | Surfing
"As a little kid, I was rescued on a weekly basis". The words are taken from Laird Hamilton, the professional big wave surfing guru, in the new Honda advertising films.
Hamilton is featured in "The Undying Dream", a documentary movie directed by Ondi Timoner, which takes a look at what happens when a dream takes hold of you and drives you to succeed. The big wave rider speaks out in the eigth part of "Dream the Impossible", a collection of image of the Japanese car corporation.
"When I was a young man, I wanted to be the greatest big rider that ever lived", tells Hamilton. Check out a professional surfer, motorcycle racers and Honda associates discuss the purpose and constant evolution of a life's dream, here.
The Hawaiian waterman speaks out of "The Millennium Wave", the Tahiti ride of 17th August 2000. Laird Hamilton, entered surf history by riding the heaviest wave ever surfed. "Every cell of your body feels it", says Hamilton of "The Millennium Wave".
Laird John Zerfas was born in San Francisco on March 2, 1964, an now lives between in Maui, Hawaii, and Malibu, California.