South African adventurer Chris Bertish has just become the first person to finish a solo, unassisted and unaided crossing of the Atlantic Ocean via stand-up paddleboard. It was a mission requiring superhuman quantities of physical and mental strength. To pull this kind of thing off, you have to be more than a little crazy. REBECCA DAVIS meets Chris Bertish in Cape Town.
Stoked! is an inspiring true story about courage, determination and the power of dreams. Chris Bertish was a skinny little kid from Cape Town when he started surfing with his brothers. Fiercely driven and constantly pushing his boundaries, Chris was not content with conquering ‘ordinary’ big waves.