Andy Irons: Kissed by God

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The Life. The Legend. The Hidden Battle.

Portrait on three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons with a focus on his battle with bipolar disorder and opioid addiction.

Andy struggled with the same demons that millions of people worldwide battle with daily. Andy was an incredible presence on the world stage as the “People’s Champion.” He was the pride of Hawaii and revered around the world for his blue collar rise to fame and success. However, many were unaware of his internal battles that led to his demise. As the opioid crisis rises to a national emergency in the United States, the untold story of Andy’s life serves to tear down the myths associated with these two ferocious diseases.


Documentary, Sport


Rating: M Offensive language


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Los Angeles Times


Awe-inspiring and emotional, "Andy Irons: Kissed by God" ably strikes a balance between a standard sports doc and a biography of a man whose internal battles were as challenging as his competition.