Surf Europe’s Hidden Lives series showcases the folk behind the folklore. You’ve seen so many action videos that when you blink, Johnny Hotrad is landing another fin chuck inside your eyelids.
Hidden Lives takes a cinematic step back, before delving inside the mind of some of the most intriguing wave-riders in the galaxy. Where do they come from, what makes them tick, where are they going? Hidden Lives puts the epic in biopic…
Cornish freesurfer tube loon Tom Lowe went to Ireland on a surf trip in the mid naughties, and came back a surf star. With countless surf mag covers deep inside beastly Celtic waves and some of the most-watched clips in surfing, Lowey has proven points and prize money are not the only path in today’s surfing world. Unveiling some of the heaviest slabs in Europe or anywhere alongside cohorts Ferg and Mickey Smith, Lowey has put Ireland on the global surfing map, and as a unashamed technophobe, has done it all without blogs, ‘grams, tweets or other digi self-promotion. Find out how in Hidden Lives.