Chasing winter waves in "6 Months"

March 12, 2012 | Bodyboarding
6 Months: top bodyboarding scenes inside

"6 Months" is new bodyboard movie by Ewan Donnachie and Lucas Vazquez. The film promises to show the best of Australian wave riding in the world's best spots: Tahiti, New South Wales, Queensland, West and South Oz, Shipsterns have loads of adrenaline to offer.

"6 Months" is a celebration of travel, adventure, mateship and the incredible waves that were on offer during the Winter of 2011.

From early April through until the end of September 2011, Ewan Donnachie chased waves high and low at a frenetic pace, along with good mates Jase Finlay, Damien Martin, Chris James, Nick Gornall and assorted other riders.

There were last-minute calls, delays, cancelled flights, lost baggage, injuries, unreliable swell patterns and adverse weather conditions, but the mission has been accomplished.

The bodyboarding film provides a rare insight into the lives and mindsets of these free-surfers and the equally dedicated photographers and filmers who document their exploits. "6 Months" aims to inspire.

  • They have won world titles and inspired generations of wave riders with their timeless skills and style. Discover the greatest bodyboarders in the history of the sport.
  • Rob Barber is one of the most influential bodyboarding people on the planet and one of the few who is continuously bringing new participants into the sport.
  • "In the year 2021, a new virus is discovered. By the time control measures are implemented, it is already too late."
  • Airboarding is a winter sport that blends snowboarding and bodyboarding elements and allows you to ride down the mountain just inches above the snow.

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