The Top 10 In Action Sports
01Secret Adventures: We Went Kayaking Through the Heart of London at Night
02Blaze Syka: The Surfing-Inspired Artist With An Eye For A Wave
03Volcanic, Shipwrecked & Completely Forbidden: 7 Incredible Islands You Never Knew Were Real
04No More Mr Nice Guy?
05The future of flight is here. Swiss aviator Yves Rossy takes his Jet Pack over the skies of Dubai
06Nepal: In Search of Adventure in the Most Extreme Country on Earth
07The Secrets Of Living At The Ends Of The Earth
08Way Off the Beaten Path: The Secrets of Swaziland
09Out of Bounds: In Search of Fresh Lines in the Middle East
10OlliOlli: The Skateboarding Game That Rocked An Entire Industry
Rio Breaks isn’t another surf film.
It’s a story – about friendship and survival, surfing and life
‘Gentle, touching and beautifully captured, this is the best surfing documentary since Riding Giants’ ****
‘A beautifully bittersweet vision of growing pains on the rough side of Rio. Outstanding work.’
Little White Lies
‘A true story and an inspiring film. I started surfing with these guys when I was only 14. Their drive and positive attitude had a profound effect on me as a surfer. I believe in what they are trying to do - much like they believed in me when I was starting out as a surfer.’
Maya Gabeira, Big-Wave Surfer
Life in the notorious favelas in Rio de Janeiro is tough, with its immense poverty, drug crime and violence on every corner, but if you look out over the horizon you are met with views of some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, replete with the stunning ocean perfect for surfing.
RIO BREAKS is the moving feature documentary that follows the story of two best friends as they try to escape the pitfalls of life in the slums by riding the waves on their favourite beach.
RIO BREAKS is directed by Justin Mitchell and is released in cinemas on 3 June 2011 from Mr Bongo Films.