BIG WAVE SURF // PORTRAIT. People find many ways to tame their inner demons; Kerby Brown turns to waves—monstrous ones. Surfing gives his life meaning, and for this, he is prepared to risk everything. Kerby's family members watch with concern as he pursues his passion. But his brother Cortney fully supports Kerby, to the extent that he has decided he would rather be there with Kerby in the event of a disaster.
In FACING MONSTERS, we accompany these two to the southern tip of Australia to a monster wave that no one has ever surfed before, in search for the answers to the questions: Why is big wave surfing essential for Kerby Brown? How does he manage to block out the ever-present danger? And how does he deal with the consequences?