Chasing Mavericks: Gerard Butler Dishes Surfing as Life

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Gerard Butler told Movie Fanatic that he had tried surfing only three or four times before accepting the role in Chasing Mavericks. The film is a true story about Frosty Hesson (Butler) and his training of a teenage surfer Jay Moriarity (Jonny Weston) to tackle the most dangerous waves on the West Coast, known affectionately by the surfing community as Mavericks.

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