Wayne Lynch: soul surfer

"Uncharted Waters" is a feature-length documentary about the legendary Australian surfer Wayne Lynch.


Wayne Lynch is everything he wanted to be. His unique approach to surfing has made his life turbulent and often conflicted yet, never useless. In many moments, only Wayne understood his own life.

Directed and written by Craig Griffin, "Uncharted Waters - The Personal History of Wayne Lynch" is a rich collection of classic surf footage and relevant insights from friends and from the most iconic surfers in history.

It traces his upbringing in the seaside town of Lorne, on Victoria's south western coast, and his turbulent experiences as a 'conscientious objector' on the run from conscription and the Vietnam War.

Ultimately, it is about an extremely gifted individual with an intense connection to the Southern Ocean, whose approach to surfing has been a spiritual journey often putting him at odds with the surfing subculture and society in general.

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