It is the bridge between two worlds, the known and the mysterious depths of the ocean—and it was exactly what Hayden needed.
The sound of soft raindrops bouncing off lush green foliage in a dense coastal forest quietens even the noisiest of minds. This is where Hayden’s journey begins as he heads out for some serious soul searching, surfing, diving, and escaping. He’s just had some shattering news and may not have long to live.
“Trading the city for the daily sting of salt water on his skin, life on the coast brings him balance like no other place on earth could.”
“Trading the city for the sting of salt water, the coast brings him balance like no other place on earth could.”
What Hayden is able to do while giving himself up to the unforgiving power of the ocean is find a sense of letting go that ultimately brings peace. This short film (6:43) is beautiful.
“I get out into the ocean I think, ‘my problems are minuscule compared to what’s going on out here’…the ocean puts thing into perspective and shows me, in a very clear and undiluted way, who I am.”