The untold story of how a band of renegade surfer girls in the 1980s fought to create their own professional sport, changing surf culture forever. GIRLS CANT SURF follows the journey of a band of renegade surfers who took on the male-dominated professional surfing world to achieve equality and change the sport forever. Featuring surfing greats Jodie Cooper, Frieda Zamba, Pauline Menczer, Lisa Andersen, Pam Burridge, Wendy Botha, Layne Beachley and more, GIRLS CANT SURF is a wild ride of clashing personalities, sexism, adventure and heartbreak, with each woman fighting against the odds to make their dreams of competing a reality.
- " Girls Can't Surf is a spectacular, angering, engrossing and inspiring yarn, well-assembled and packed with indelible personalities. " – Graeme Tuckett (Stuff.co.nz)
- " …a definitive documentary for female empowerment, while providing a satisfying narrative arc that vindicates the many sacrifices the film's subjects had to make. " – Patrick Scott (FILMINK, Australia)
- " The film is a great tribute to all of these athletes and a timely reminder of everything that led up to the decision to raise the women's prize money to parity with the men's just two years ago. The current generation has much to thank them for. " – Sandra Hall (Sydney Morning Herald)