Drive Thru - Australia - Turn Around (2009)

NR 22 minutes Shortboarding
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After hours of searching for surf, the crew finds a beach but some are wary of getting in the water thanks to the antics of local shark.

Andy Irons, Shane Dorian, Mark Ochilupo

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Episodes from Drive Thru - Australia

1

The Departure

The Drive Thru crew, Donavon Frankenreiter, Benji Weatherley, and Pat O'Connell, embark on an adventure to Western Australia with newcomers Andy Irons, Shane Dorian and Mark "Occy" Ochilupo.

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Turn Around

After hours of searching for surf, the crew finds a beach but some are wary of getting in the water thanks to the antics of local shark.

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3

Stay Together

The crew get the scare of a lifetime as they encounter a shark in the Western OZ lineup.

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4

The Gold Coast

Andy departs from the group to make his way to Tahiti for the ASP World Tour Teahupoo stop, while the rest of the group head to Occy's house on the Gold Coast for a quick tour and a chance to meet his...

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5

The Joel Connection

The crew hits up the Gold Coast with future ASP World Champion, Joel Parkinson.

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6

The Footy Game

As the trip nears its end, Occy takes charge for an incredible last day in Australia.

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Episode Details

Synopsis Day 2 of Drive Thru and harsh Western OZ is already wearing on the crew. Andy Irons is finding it hard to get motivated to surf -- especially when there's a 30 minute walk down the beach to the break. Luckily, Donavon steps in for some comic relief, putting his new Billabong wetsuit on backwards. But it's short-lived as laggers Andy and veteran Benji Weatherley are warned by two police officers that a shark has been sited swimming through the lineup. With the others already in the water, the Andy and Benji jump in for a sharky session. The wave was a good left that goofy-footer Occy got to strut his stuff. After a few hours, the crew packed up and headed to a local winery to sample some of Australia's famous wines -- a bonus of traveling with a high profile Australian surfer like Occy. After a great lunch and a walk through the vines, the crew headed down the beach for another session. This time they are met by a pack of local groms who were frothing at the mouth to surf with the legends at their local spot. But Andy Irons wouldn't join in, marking the first divide within the crew...
Genres Shortboarding, Surf Travel Movies
Athletes Andy Irons, Shane Dorian, Mark Ochilupo, Donavon Frankenreiter, Benji Weatherley, Pat O’Connell
Studio 14 Day Productions
Rating not rated
Running Time 22 minutes
Audio Language English | Stereo
Download Resolution SD | 852x480
Streaming Resolution SD | 640x480
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