"The Ultimate Wave: Tahiti" plunges you into the stunning beauty of an island paradise on a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience. Nine-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater and Tahitian surfer Raimana Van Bastolaer and a group of friends seek out the best waves breaking on the reef at Tahiti's famed surf site Teahupo'o. As their quest unfolds, you are plunged beneath the surface of things, to explore the hidden forces at work shaping ocean waves and the islands that lie in their path. Amidst surfing action, you navigate the cosmos and an ocean storm in a search for the source and nature of a wave's energy. Exploring mountainous Tahiti, you are thrust into the turbulent volcanic past of the island and its neighbors and discover the seagoing, wave-riding roots of the islanders themselves - a culture still rich in the music, dance and lore of the sea. Beneath the ocean, swimming with surfers, you explore the stunning, fragile beauty of the reef habitat - a turbulent, wave-shaping interface that envelops the island and nurtures the ocean's multitudes in motion - fish, dolphins, sharks and whales. When the truly big surf arrives at Teahupo'o, surfing play becomes surfing survival as the riders artfully tackle some of the heaviest surf on the planet.
Languages: English, French and Spanish, Trailer Gallery.
Vignettes: "Board Design", "Kelly Slater", "Raimana", "Tahiti Wave Sience".
|Studio Name:||Sony Pictures Home Entertainment|
|Blu-ray Release Date:||03/01/2011|
|Run Time (in minutes):||45 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.15|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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