It’s been nearly five and a half years since three-time world champ Andy Irons died in a Dallas hotel room, leaving the surf world shocked, saddened, confused, and confused some more. AI’s approach to surfing, his sometimes volatile personality, sometimes volatile relationship with his brother, untimely death and the peculiar circumstances around it – all of it screams for a documentary. And despite scant media coverage, and not a single press release on the project, a movie is indeed underway. Questions abound. What kind of film is this? Who’s making it? And how will it tackle AI’s beautiful life and messy death? Herein, some answers:
What? Someone’s making an Andy Irons documentary?