On January 8, 2018, Dusty Payne suffered a near-fatal wipeout at Backdoor on the North Shore of Oahu. After hitting the reef, Dusty was knocked unconscious and didn’t surface for five waves. After being hospitalized with a broken jaw and multiple skull fractures, Dusty underwent surgery and spent months recovering. This captivating film documents Dusty’s surfing accident and his road to recovery, and spotlights his career of highs and lows and his relentless love for the sport of surfing.
“I just hope that I’m able to inspire other people to not give up on their goals because of a setback, no matter how dark times may seem.” -Dusty