This week we speak to Los Angeles based writer, director and producer Joe Piscatella, one of the filmmakers behind the landmark documentary about Chris Bertish's audacious attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard.
'Last Known Coordinates' captures the story behind the successful completion of this staggering achievement including the storms, shark encounters, equipment failures and leaks that Chris experienced during his three months on the water.
Joe talks about how he got involved with the film and his collaboration to craft over 100 hours of video footage into a compulsive account of a challenge which they said was I'mpossible.
Watch it on Vimeo : https://vimeo.com/ondemand/lastknowncoordinates
Watch it on iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/last-known-coordinates/id1573469875
Their website is is here: https://lastknowncoordinates.com/
Find out more about the incredible Chris Bertish here : https://chrisbertish.com/
This episode is brought to you in association with Starboard.
Starboard has a long history in board design, with Svein Rasmussen entering the windsurfing market with innovative designs back in 1994, building the brand to become market leader within a decade. The brand was quick to recognise the huge potential of stand up paddling and while maintaining careful consideration for their environmental impact, have continuously strived to produce the best boards and paddles for all abilities.
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