Chasing Waves

Chasing Waves (2023)

To honour the past. To pursue a dream. To fuel the soul.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Creator: Christopher G. Cowen
  • First Air Date: 2023-01-11
  • Last Air Date: 2023-01-11
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Status: Returning Series
  • Episode Runtime: 41 min.
  • Production Company: Boardwalk Pictures
  • Production Country: Australia, Japan, Portugal, Spain, United States of America
  • Networks: Disney+
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An docu-series exploring the unique and wonderful surf culture in Japan, highlighting the dramatic push and pull between convention and innovation. By chronicling the lives of both the trendsetters and the traditionalists, the series paints a captivating holistic picture of the global surf industry – from Australian-Japanese surfer, Connor O’Leary to freestyle surfers, Olympic hopefuls and businesspeople trying to make their mark.


Is Chasing Waves on Disney Plus?

Yes! The series Chasing Waves is now on Disney Plus in the countries listed below.

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Chasing Waves Seasons

Season 1

First Air Date: 2023-01-11
8 Episodes

Chasing Waves Episodes

Title Air Date Duration
Season 1Episode 1Chasing the Dream min
Season 1Episode 2Weight of a Nation min
Season 1Episode 3Rising Tide min
Season 1Episode 4Legacy min
Season 1Episode 5Power of the Ocean min
Season 1Episode 6Ebb and Flow min
Season 1Episode 7Undercurrents min
Season 1Episode 8Sea of Change min
  • Connor O'Leary

    as Self
  • Mahina Maeda

    as Self
  • Hiroto Ohhara

    as Self
  • Sara Kohrogi

    as Self
  • Shino Matsuda

    as Self
  • Kanoa Igarashi

    as Self
Production Christopher G. Cowen Executive Producer
Production Jason Baffa Executive Producer
Production Andrew Fried Executive Producer
Production Dane Lillegard Executive Producer