Last year, surf journalist Chas Smith was busy putting the finishing touches on his new documentary, “Trouble: The Lisa Andersen Story”, when we rang him for an interview about the forthcoming film on one of the most recognizable names in surfing. “Lisa was always one of my favorite surfers to watch,” he told us. “How she approaches surfing is so beautiful and what she does is so amazing.
Smith was drawn to Andersen’s story for many reasons, one of them being the fact that he felt her life narrative had been undertold in the past. “I felt like her story hadn’t been told the same way as the Bustin’ Down the Door guys or Kelly, or whatever,” Smith told us. “There are a bunch of great surf documentaries, but I don’t know that there’s one about one specific woman. To me Lisa is the one. She should be the first.
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