Groundswell: a surf movie with a message

Pique News Magazine – February 28, 2013

The documentary screens in Whistler as part of Art For an Oil-Free Coast’s opening night

by Alyssa Noel

Last fall, Chris Darimont, a research scientist with the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, took top-name surfers on a trip up B.C.’s coast.

The group included three world-class southern California surfers, including filmmaker Chris Malloy, along with Canada’s top-ranked surfer, Pete Devries, and a crew to capture the action. The goal: to help spread the message about the foundation’s campaign to stop Enbridge’s proposed tankers from moving into the Great Bear Rainforest.

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