"Fantasea" opens with a powerful animated sequence that dissolves into one of Greenough's tube shots filmed from a camera mounted on his back and sets the mood for a full-on surfing epic covering Australia, South Africa, and Hawaii.
Filmed in South Africa, Hawaii, Australia, and California from 1976-1979, it features Terry Fitzgerald, Bobby Owens, Buzzy Kerbox, Tony White, Simon Anderson, Chris Byrne, Ricky Rasmussen, Andrew McKinnon, and Mark Warren at Jeffreys Bay in July 1977, perhaps the best 10 days ever.
South African Gavin Rudolph, Shaun, and Michael Tomson at Cave Rock in Durban. Mark Richards riding his first early twin-fin in Hawaii. Simon Anderson testing his early Thrusters at Pipeline.
Buttons Kaluhiokalani, Dane Kealoha, and Mark Lydell riding perfect V-land.
Colin Smith at Pipeline, Steve Butterworth at Summercloud Bay in Australia. Rory Russell and Gerry Lopez at Pipeline 1978.
Mark Foo disco dancing and surfing at Burleigh
George Greenough and Paul Gross air mat riding perfect California. Peter Townend, Jeff Crawford, Jackie Dunn, Michael Ho, and a cast of thousands on the North Shore.
Directed by Greg Huglin.