Conquering a 45 mile stretch of stacked waves, crashing currents, and blistering winds — 13 times with just a paddle in hand — is just one way Lauren Spalding is considered a champion. Add Olympian and working parent to the list, and it’s safe to say she’s fully inherited her father’s legendary, push-the-limits fervor.

Directed by Keith Malloy
PRECEEDING “BY HAND”
Country: USA
11 minutes