About the movie
The inspirational true story of surfing legend Jay Moriarity, starring Gerard Buttler, Elisabeth Shue and Hollywood newcomer Jonny Weston. When 15 year old Jay (Weston) discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is not only real, but exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to survive it. What begins as a quest to achieve the impossible and concquer Mavericks, turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives. Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear and overcoming long odds in pursuit of your dreams. Jay Moriarity has left an amazing legacy in his hometown and gained international recognition for his fearless wave riding and his personal spirit both wonderfully presented in this cinematic gem. Created with the assistance of some of the biggest names in the surfing world and featuring arguably the most mind-blowing wave footage ever captured on film, Chasing Mavericks offers spectacular action, drenched with excitement.