Humble, talented, and hard working, “ROOTS” is the story of Wilem Banks. An underground big wave charger and small wave ripper. He has a full time job and surfs after work and on the weekends. Here he talks a bit about his love for his hometown, balancing work with surf and staying calm in radical situations. Hit play for more.

Directed/Shot/Edited by: Kyle Buthman
Presented by: Pescavore Seafood
Featuring: Wilem Banks, Kyle Thiermann, Doug Banks, Pete Mel
Music by: The Bad Things & Max Borax
Additional footage: Kevin Jansen, Garrett Whittingham, Ryan Craig, Chris Clemente, Jon Aspuru