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Hamilton, Laird

Overview
Works: 36 works in 84 publications in 4 languages and 2,488 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  History  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Popular works  Drama  Documentary television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Author of introduction, Performer, Other, Actor
Classifications: GV839.6, 797.32092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Laird Hamilton
 
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Riding giants by Stacy Peralta( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening with a two-minute animation recapitulating the first 1000 years of surfing history, Riding Giants goes on to summarize the story of the big wave riding. Interviews with legendary big wave surfers, at celebrated breaks from Hawaii's North Shore to California's Mavericks, help explain how surfing became not just a hobby, but a culture and way of life. Viewers without any interest in surfing will come away with a greater appreciation for the sport, and a better understanding of what drives those who have given their lives to it
Step into liquid by Dana Brown( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you from the terrifying monstrous waves of Oahu's North Shore to the Texas waters of the Gulf of Mexico (where waves are created by massive oil supertankers) to the shores of Ireland and Rapa Nui. Told through the voices of legends, pros, and everyday surfers alike, it is not a film just for surfers, but for anyone with an appreciation for sport and an inkling of what it means to be "stoked."
Take every wave : the life of Laird Hamilton( Visual )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laird Hamilton is perhaps the greatest big wave surfer of all time, a living legend who has tamed some of the world's mightiest waves. Amongst the surf community, he is also one of the most controversial figures, an innovator who has revolutionized the sport often to the dismay of purists. This thrilling, up-close portrait traces Hamilton's remarkable journey, from his rebellious childhood in Hawaii to his fearless first forays into surfing to his relentless pursuit of ever-bigger waves
Waiting for lightning( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Danny Way, a visionary skateboarder who decided to jump the Great Wall of China
Beyond food( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a picture of what extraordinary health looks like today and all the possibilities that are available to people who really want to experience maximum health. Hacking the biology, the food options, the things one repeatedly does, the emotions one nurtures on a daily basis, the affordable transformative technologies that are available on smartphones, and how today's science comes together with ancient methods of managing the nervous system, like breathing
Finding Joe by Patrick Takaya Solomon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 20th century, while studying world mythology, Joseph Campbell discovered a pattern hidden in every story ever told and he called it 'the hero's journey.' Finding Joe explores how the hero's journey is relevant and essential in today's world. It provides a narrative for how to live a fully realized life, or as Campbell would simply state, 'follow your bliss.' The film takes us on an inspirational quest of self-discovery. As you slay dragons and uncover treasures, you just may find that the holy grail you seek is closer than you think."--Container
Laird( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laird Hamilton travels to Hawaii and Tahiti in search of the biggest waves anyone has ever tried to ride. Skimming across the side of a wall of water, he's harnessing both gravity and the power of the wave in a death-defying balancing act. The endless slow-motion images of Hamilton riding one wave after another are meticulously photographed to capture both the pounding force of the water and Hamilton's daring ability to tame it
Surf culture : plus qu'un sport : un art de vivre by Alain Gardinier( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wedge to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the large waves from Hurricane Marie that were pounding the Southern California coast. A heart thumping documentary told by the photographers, wave forecasters and legends who experienced the mega swell. Featuring the biggest Wedge on record
Nervous laughter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nervous Laughter follows Maui's best surfers as they take on the island's giant wave, Jaws, and shatter expectations of what's possible in big wave surfing
Fuel up with Laird Hamilton : global recipes for high-performance humans by Laird Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extreme gadgets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From BMX bikes to skysurfing, tour the technology behind extreme sports
Strapped by Arman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young man's pregnant girlfriend is jailed for drug-dealing, he decides to cut a deal with the police while selling guns on the street to make bail
All aboard the crazy train( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known for their big wave filmmaking in Step Into Liquid and Riding Giants, BamMan Productions captures tow-in pioneers Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama, Darrick Doerner, and others in never before seen footage as they ride the best big waves on the planet at Peahi, Maui during the historic winters of 2004 and 2005
Water Man : life begins in the sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama, Gerry Lopez, and Rob Machado, along with Chris, Keith and Dan Malloy as they venture into the heart of Indonesia, into a hidden paradise of colossal barrels and perfect waves. Water Man takes you on an intimate boat trip with some of the most influential surfers of our time as they bodysurf, paddle surf, hydrofoil, stand up surf and tow surf in the Indian Ocean. Venture beyond the shallows of the surf culture into a deeper shade of blue."--Container
Iconoclasts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode brings musician and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder together with big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton to talk about life, art and nature as they experience the awe-inspiring sights and sports of Maui. The discussion continues backstage at a Pearl Jam concert in Santa Barbara
To' : day of days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day-by-day, blow for blow account of a history making surfing trip to Tahiti. In August of 2000, Hawaiian big wave waterman Laird Hamilton, one of the creators of tow surfing, was pulled by jet ski into the largest wave of the day near the sleepy town of Teahupo'o. Broadcast internationally by CNN, Reuters and AAP news feeds, Hamilton was slung shot over a ledge on the shallow reef where the wave hit and tripled in size, a much more 'thick' wave that is difficult to successfully surf. A masterful display of another variation of 'big wave' surfing
Heroes by David BOWIE( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Fox Sports Net television series covering extreme sports and featuring contemporary music, this collection of interviews and sports action clips takes viewers into the world of extreme sports athletes, who offer their insights into why they thrive on risky sports. Highlights include footage from a variety of sports that place a premium on controlled recklessness, including pro dirt-biking, snowboarding, skateboarding, and surfing
The extremists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to surf on the Northern shore of Maui with Laird Hamilton, one of the innovative surfers who brought the world strapped surfing. Strapped surfing gives enthusiasts the chance to maneuver through sharp tricks even if they're not one of the top surfers in the world and gives surfers speed far beyond those normally found in surfing. Also included in this episode is white water rafting, presented by photographers Ned Sickles and Orlando Duenas
 
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Alternative Names
Hamiltion, Laird 1964-

Hamilton, Laird 1964-

Hamilton, Laird J. 1964-

Hamilton, Laird John 1964-...

Laird Hamilton Amerikaans Kitesurfer

Laird Hamilton amerikansk surfare

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Гамильтон, Лейрд

레어드 해밀턴

莱尔德·汉密尔顿

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