Brilliant Corners - Hainan

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Adventure 52 minutes 2015
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Seasons: 1

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Hainan is a small subtropical island in the South China Sea with incredible surfing waves between November and March, and a vibrant, growing local surf scene. Sam first visited Hainan in 2003. Further, Sam explores the relationship between surfing and dance with local standout longboarders Monica Guo and Darci Lui, and interviews. The viewer is left with a completely new awareness of the beauty of coastal China, the growing beach culture and vast potential for surfing.

Sam Bleakley

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Episode Details
Synopsis Hainan is a small subtropical island in the South China Sea with incredible surfing waves between November and March, and a vibrant, growing local surf scene. Sam first visited Hainan China in 2003, and from subsequent trips has witnessed the emergence of both coastal tourism and a local surf culture, with annual international competitions. This colourful scene provides Sam with a privileged insight into the mysteries of Chinese culture, history, and the challenges of the future, from coastal development to pollution, to being cool in modern China. Sam discovers that surfing in China is an ancient art, with Buddhist temples and manuscripts and poetry describing fisherman riding the annual riverbore in Shanghai hundreds of years ago. Sam competes in the annual Hainan Open surf contest, a magnet for the local surfers, and feasts on the finest food in Asia. Further, Sam explores the relationship between surfing and dance with local standout longboarder Darci Lui.
Athletes Sam Bleakley
Genres Surfing Movies with taste of Adventure, Surfing Documentaries, Longboarding, Surf Travel Movies
Director Sam Bleakley, Morgan Lowndes
Writer Sam Bleakley
Studio X-Treme Video
Rating not rated
Runtime 52 minutes
Language English | Stereo
Download HD | 1280x720 (1.59 GB) SD | 848x480 (737.66 MB)
Stream HD | 1920x1080