100 Foot Wave (TV Series 2021– ) Review & Details

100 Foot Wave (TV Series 2021– )
100 Foot Wave (TV Series 2021– )
100 Foot Wave (TV Series 2021– )

100 Foot Wave is a documentary television series directed by Chris Smith that follows big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara as he travels to Nazaré, Portugal, in search of a 100-foot wave. On July 18, 2021, HBO broadcasted the first episode.

HBO renewed the show for a second season in August 2021.

100 Foot Wave (2021) Synopsis

The story follows McNamara’s career as a big-wave surfer. The series follows him as he searches for and conquers a 100-foot wave in Nazaré. He collaborates with Nazaré residents to develop the town into a surfing hotspot famed for its massive waves. There are also profiles of other big-wave surfers.

Series Details                    

  • TV Network: HBO
  • Premiere Date: Jul 18, 2021
  • Genre: Sports, Documentary
  • Executive producers: Joe Lewis , Maria Zuckerman , Ryan Heller , Chris Smith , Michael Bloom
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Language: English
  • Also known as: Una ola de treinta metros
  • Production companies: Amplify Pictures, Library Films, Topic Studios

100 Foot Wave (TV Series 2021– )

Series Cast

Garrett McNamara  Self 6 episodes, 2021
Nicole McNamara  Self 6 episodes, 2021
Andrew Cotton  Self 6 episodes, 2021
Laird Hamilton  Self 5 episodes, 2021
Cj Macias  Self 5 episodes, 2021
Bill Sharp  Self 5 episodes, 2021
Justine Dupont  Self 3 episodes, 2021
Maya Gabeira  Self 3 episodes, 2021
Rodrigo Koxa  Self 3 episodes, 2021
Al Mennie  Self 3 episodes, 2021
Mike Prickett  Self 3 episodes, 2021
Tom Butler  Self 2 episodes, 2021
Lucas ‘Chumbo’ Chianca  Self 2 episodes, 2021
Walter Chicharro  Self 2 episodes, 2021
Buzzy Kerbox  Self 2 episodes, 2021
Kai Lenny  Self 2 episodes, 2021
Alex Botelho  Self 1 episode, 2021
Carlos Burle  Self 1 episode, 2021
Dino Casimiro  Self 1 episode, 2021
Ross Clarke-Jones  Self 1 episode, 2021
Anderson Cooper  Self 1 episode, 2021
Fred David  Self 1 episode, 2021
Thierry Donard  Self 1 episode, 2021
Brock Ladd  Self 1 episode, 2021
Liam McNamara  Self 1 episode, 2021
Francisco Porcella  Self 1 episode, 2021
Laurant Pujol  Self 1 episode, 2021
Hugo Vau  Self 1 episode, 2021

100 Foot Wave (2021) Episodes

No. Title Directed by Original airdate  U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 “Chapter I: Sea Monsters” Chris Smith July 18, 2021 N/A
2 “Chapter II: We’re Not Surfers” Chris Smith July 25, 2021 N/A
3 “Chapter III: Mavericks” Chris Smith August 1, 2021 N/A
4 “Chapter IV: Dancing With God” Chris Smith August 8, 2021 TBD
5 “Chapter V: The Circus” Chris Smith August 15, 2021 0.205
6 “Chapter VI: More Than Just a Wipeout” Chris Smith August 22, 2021 0.197

Production

Joe Lewis approached Smith about doing a full documentary film about McNamara. When the film’s initial edit was revealed to be six hours long, Smith decided it would be better suited as a docuseries. A six-episode documentary series created by Topic Studios and broadcast by HBO was announced in February 2021.

100 Foot Wave: Official Trailer | HBO

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