Chasing the Dream tells an inspiring story of Oney Anwar and his
relentless pursuit to become Indonesia’s most respected surfer
Winner of Viewer's Choice Award
Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival - 2014
Chasing the Dream tells an inspiring story of Oney Anwar and his relentless pursuit to become Indonesia’s
most respected surfer.
Oney hails from a coastal village in rural Sumbawa where his local beach is home to some of Indonesia’s best surf breaks. Encouraged by a team of pro surfers, Oney picks up a surfboard
at the age of seven.
In 2007, Rip Curl offers Oney Anwar the opportunity to move to Australia and train, whilst attending an elite sports school. Once on the Gold Coast, things really start to roll for Oney as he balances education with his endless desire to make history.
Mentored by three times World Champion, Mick Fanning, Oney starts winning some major events.
Follow Oney’s rise from humble beginnings in the surf-drenched jungles of Lakey Peak to winning comps in Australia and the
World Championship Tour.
In 2013, Oney Anwar came first place in the Rip Curl Pro Mentawais, Indonesia. Watch stunning footage of Oney and other talented surfers in the mystical Indonesian islands.