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An Interview with Great Lakes Surf Filmmaker, Andrew Wyton

An Interview with Great Lakes Surf Filmmaker, Andrew Wyton

On Monday, November 11, we will be gathering at Patagonia Pittsburgh to celebrate the waves and personalities that comprise Pittsburgh’s inland surf culture.  We will be talking story and showcasing films from local filmmakers, including Ontario’s, Andrew Wyton.  Wyton’s films include Boom Lagoon, Lake Lyfe, Hot Toddy and Sweet Water.  We had a chance to chat with Andrew to learn more about his foray into the wild world of Great Lakes Surf filmmaking…

Film Event with Patagonia Pittsburgh

Film Event with Patagonia Pittsburgh

Attention Pittsburgh surfers, paddlers, water enthusiasts and adventurers - First Waves and SurfSUP Adventures will be partnering with Patagonia Pittsburgh as they host a Never Town Film Screening with professional surfer, Dan Ross, on Tuesday, October 23! There will be refreshments, food, raffles and more that will all benefit the First Waves program to engage underserved youth in river surfing, watershed conservation and filmmaking! We hope to see you all there!

First Waves at 5Point Film Festival Pittsburgh

First Waves at 5Point Film Festival Pittsburgh

There’s something about outdoor film festivals that makes you question what you’re capable of.  The combination of immaculately captured places, harrowing adventures, and a cast of characters only conjured by sports involving leaps from cliffs, vertical climbs, or skate boards hurdling down mountain roads at 70-mph.  But why are these festivals so moving?