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THE ULTIMATE WAVE: TAHITI plunges you into the stunning beauty of an island paradise on a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience. Nine-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater and Tahitian surfer Raimana Van Bastolaer and a group of friends seek out the best waves breaking on the reef at Tahiti's famed surf site Teahupo'o. As their quest unfolds, you are plunged beneath the surface of things, to explore the hidden forces at work shaping ocean waves and the islands that lie in their path.Amidst surfing action, you navigate the cosmos and an ocean storm in a search for the source and nature of a wave's energy. Exploring mountainous Tahiti, you are thrust into the turbulent volcanic past of the island and its neighbors and discover the seagoing, wave-riding roots of the islanders themselves -- a culture still rich in the music, dance and lore of the sea. Beneath the ocean, swimming with surfers, you explore the stunning, fragile beauty of the reef habitat -- a turbulent, wave-shaping interface that envelops the island and nurtures the ocean's multitudes in motion -- fish, dolphins, sharks and whales.When the truly big surf arrives at Teahupo'o, surfing play becomes surfing survival as the riders artfully tackle some of the heaviest surf on the planet!
Solid 3D though out. A variety of enough scenes to keep from being too monotone and repetitive. Everything from surfing to walking on the ocean floor carrying stones, fun in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rick S.
Some of the best 3D that you'll see on an IMAX presentation. Interesting content, engaging, fun, a true winner, showcase piece in the IMAX series!Published 1 month ago by scs
I would agree with a few others that there is not much of a story, but it is worth buying this for the 3D effect. Read morePublished 2 months ago by RR