The Best Surf Documentaries of 2011

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Warning: Trailer features a violent scene

Earlier this year, we watched the trailer to the surf documentary Splinters and couldn't wait to watch the full length movie. We're ashamed to admit we still haven't seen it. The trailer is shocking, and features a violent scene that more than hints at what's to come in the movie.

Splinters is now up for the Best Documentary prize at the The 2011 Surfer Poll Awards, which takes place this Sunday, December 6, on the North Shore of Oahu. If you can't afford the ticket, you can watch the 41st anual awards from Surfer magazine here. Grind TV has a solid breakdown of the films with a chance of winning.

A full list of the Surfer Poll nominees can be found at

For more on Splinters, check out this ESPN review.

–Joe Spring

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