Surfing in the wake of kings – The Origins of Wave Riding with Hugo Pinheiro
YouTube filmmaker Andy Burgess joins five-time European bodyboarding champ, Hugo Pinheiro, on a trip to Hawaii to explore the history of wave riding with some of the sport’s most celebrated watermen.
When we think of modern waveriding the image that comes to mind is of a surfer cutting the green face of a wave standing up. But the truth is bodyboarding, or boogie boarding as Tom Morey labelled it in the 1971, is the closest interpretation of the ancient art of surfing…
Hugo Pinheiro in the barrel – Photo Credit: Screenshot The Origins of Wave Riding
Andy & Hugo watching the pipeline – Photo Credit: Fraser James