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Perseguindo Ondas (2023)


Às vésperas da estreia do surfe na Olimpíada de Tóquio, a série é focada nas pessoas e nos locais que definem o alcance do Japão na cultura global do surfe. Esta série documental voltada para os personagens segue atletas multiculturais correndo atrás dos seus sonhos, pinta uma imagem cativante da vida japonesa e exibe o que é preciso para ter sucesso na indústria internacional do surfe.

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1 - Chasing the Dream

In the wake of surfings Olympic debut in Tokyo, Chasing Waves shines a spotlight on the people and places that are defining Japans reach in the global surf culture.

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2 - Weight of a Nation

The weight of a nation rests on Team Japan as the athletes prepare for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Mahina Maeda and Kanoa Igarashi reflect on their multicultural identities.

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3 - Rising Tide

In the wake of surfings Olympic debut in Japan, we learn there are two types of surfers, those who compete, and those who are free.

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4 - Legacy

Family legacy is explored as surfers Sara Kohrogi and Connor OLeary connect with their Japanese roots.

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5 - Power of the Ocean

The raw power of the ocean is revealed as Mahina Maeda learns to surf big waves and Yuma Takanuki explores the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and a tsunamis devastating impact on the surf community in Fukushima.

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6 - Ebb and Flow

As the surfers deal with loss and setbacks, some question their pursuit of competitive surfing.

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7 - Undercurrents

Connor OLeary fights for a comeback on the WSL Challenger Series, facing off against Olympic silver medalist Kanoa Igarashi in France.

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8 - Sea of Change

As surfing becomes a permanent Olympic sport, the athletes look to the future. Mahina Maeda and Sara Kohrogi return to Japan to learn about a rite of passage they missed while growing up in America.