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Reliving the Sights and Sounds of the ‘Andy Irons: Kissed by God’ World Premieres

Teton Gravity Research just finished a three-stop world premiere tour for our new documentary Andy Irons: Kissed by God that served as the emotional bookend to a nearly four-year journey from when we started making the film.

The scene in front of the Regency Theater Westwood just prior to the LA premiere of "Andy Irons: Kissed by God." Nic Alegre photo.

To date, the film has been wonderfully received by those in the surf industry, with publications like  StabSurfer and Beachgrit all giving it top notch reviews and noting the poignant and raw storytelling devoted to humanizing the legend of Andy Irons.

 
Get Tickets to the Andy Irons: Kissed By God One-Night Theatrical Event on May 31

We are thrilled to have received the support of Andy's friends, family and the industry as a whole at the world premiere events, and as such, wanted to share with you some of the sights and sounds from Los Angeles, Honolulu, and New York.

Liam Hemeworth attends the red carpet Los Angeles premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Jeremy Jones answers a question at the Los Angeles premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Cory Lopez, one of Andy's closest friends on tour, at the Los Angeles premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Lyndie Irons on the red carpet ahead of the world premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Todd Jones, Enich Harris and Steve Jones ahead of the LA world premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

A packed house at the Regency Theater Westwood. Nic Alegre photo.

TGR athlete Dash Longe ahead of the LA premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Mick Fanning, Todd Jones and Lyndie Irons have a moment backstage at the world premiere of "Andy Irons: Kissed by God" Nic Alegre photo.

Johnny Knoxville prior to the LA world premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Perry Farrell poses with his wife Etty Lau Farrell prior to the LA premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Bruce Irons enjoys a quiet, solitary moment before the LA premiere. Nic Alegre photo.

Donavon Frankenreiter performs ahead of the Honolulu premiere.TGR photo. 

The Hawaiian Theater Center in Honolulu lit up for the premiere. TGR photo.

Surf phenom Kai Lenny takes in the NYC premiere. WRKSHRT photo.

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