United States

Director: Chris Burkard | Producer: Mike Sandifer, Evan Slater, Matt Parnell | Writer: Matt McDonald | Key cast: Elli Thor Magnusson

Genre: Documentary | Runtime: 16 min 55 sec

Elli Thor is an Icelandic photographer, surfer, and former kayaker. A decade ago Elli nearly drowned under a waterfall while kayaking a challenging Icelandic river. The near death experience became a catalyst for personal growth and his professional career. After walking away from kayaking, a newfound passion for surfing and the birth of his daughter Unnur gave him a new perspective worth living for.