Entertainment Weekly - 08/08/2008
"[The film] boasts thrilling action footage and riveting subjects. Particularly unforgettable is Eddie Rothman, cofounder of the notorious Hawaiian surfer gang Da Hui..." -- Grade: B+
Total Film - 10/01/2009 3 stars out of 5 -- ?[T]he vintage surf footage packs some thumping wipeouts...?
Surfing makes the journey from pastime to pro sport in this documentary about the Hawaii scene in the 1970s. Edward Norton narrates the story as six surfers from Australia and South Africa arrive and campaign for recognition both of their talent and surfing's merit as a sport.