The Longest Wave

The Longest Wave (2019)

Legends take a lifetime

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2019-11-13
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: RadicalMedia
  • Production Country: Austria
  • Director:


Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger travels the globe with legendary windsurfer and pioneering waterman Robby Naish, a 24-time world champion whose quest to master the world's longest waves unexpectedly reveals his vulnerabilities as a competitor, mentor and father. THE LONGEST WAVE transcends the action sports genre by capturing obstacles outside of the legendary athlete's professional life in an intimate, cinéma-vérité style, revealing Naish balancing the pursuit of excellence at sea with the demands of life's complications on land.

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  • Robby Naish

    as Himself
  • Laird Hamilton

    as Himself
  • Kai Lenny

    as Himself
  • Gerry Lopez

    as Himself
  • Robert Richman

    as Himself (as Bob Richman)
  • Martin Lenny

    as Himself
  • Jace Panebianco

    as Himself
  • John DeCesare

    as Himself
  • Chuck Patterson

    as Himself
  • Miguel Vegas Van Oordt

    as Himself
  • Nani Naish

    as Herself
  • Christina Naish

    as Herself
  • Pietro Porcella

    as Himself
  • Pete Cabrinha

    as Himself
  • Frank Solomon

    as Himself
Production Jürgen Kinateder Production Manager
Directing Joe Berlinger Director
Production Joe Berlinger Producer
Writing Joe Berlinger Writer
Camera Joe Berlinger Additional Camera
Sound Serj Tankian Music
Sound Tom Paul Sound Designer
Sound Esther Regelson Dialogue Editor
Production Rick Barnes Sr. Production Assistant
Editing Cy Christiansen Editor
Crew Thomas Lüdemann Post Production Supervisor
Sound Eddie O'Connor Sound
Sound Nathan Hasz Sound Effects Editor
Crew Michael Richard Martin Cinematography
Sound Felix Siewert Additional Sound Re-Recordist
Crew Eric Sterman Cinematography
Production Charley Lodi Production Manager
Editing Michael Kosciesza Assistant Editor
Editing Sally Littlefield Assistant Editor
Editing Dana Nyberg Assistant Editor
Sound Andres E. Marthe Gonzalez Sound Effects Editor
Sound Guillermo Navarro Additional Sound Re-Recordist
Sound Leo Rozenberg Audio Post Coordinator
Camera Eric Ader Still Photographer
Lighting David Dahlberg Gaffer
Lighting Nalu Ehman Gaffer
Lighting Paul Ehman Gaffer
Editing Josh Kanuck Colorist
Editing Tim Moyle Assistant Editor
Production Alex Korth Production Assistant
Production Jacky Chang Production Assistant
Editing Eric Aeder Archival Footage Research
Art Sean Pierce Graphic Designer