By indicates of the doggy door is a documentary about the life of Sheldon Paishon, his struggles with homelessness on the west side of Oahu and his endless have to have to chase his dream of becoming a specialist surfer. In spite of the truth that the film has only not as well extended ago begun to take shape, the beginning of this story came to life when specialist surfer Mason Ho took Sheldon under his wing roughly a decade ago. The lengthy rough road for Sheldon has progressively started to take shape with quite a few assisting hands, which has set the stage in 2019 for the journey to glory and specialist surfing to come to be a reality.


Sheldon “Shel-Doggy Door” Paishon, was born and raised on the rugged shores of Oahu’s Westside, household to the renowned Makaha beach. The island paradise of the west side is household to some of the most beautiful beaches in the planet, but the neighborhood has been largely impacted by poverty, drug abuse and the harsh realities that come along with it. Generally occasions persons assume Hawaii and all they dream of is an island paradise… For Sheldon, growing up was definitely a paradise, but far far more like a paradise lost. At a pretty young age Sheldon’s parents fell on tough occasions and situated themselves living in a tent on the beach for quite a few years. Regardless of the challenges Sheldon faced by way of his adolescence, Sheldon just kept surfing…all day each and every single day!! By indicates of the assisting hands of other people and a deep passion for the sport, Sheldon has risen to the edge of sustaining a profession as a specialist surfer. He not as well extended ago claimed his initially Pro Tour victory in Tahiti, March of 2018 and this is just the commence!!

Mason and Sheldon have recognized each and every other contemplating that they had been young children, but far far more not as well extended ago Mason has stepped into the older brother function and has begun mentoring Sheldon and displaying him the way into the specialist surfing planet, even when it indicates funding Sheldon’s ventures out of his individual pocket!! Mason has taken Sheldon about the globe and even managed to help a considerable choice designed by legendary surf brand Rip Curl to give Sheldon a specialist contract, which is also Mason’s title sponsor. This will let Sheldon to take on the 2019 season in attempt to chase his dream of qualifying for the championship tour.


The film focuses on Sheldon’s struggles as a kid and follows his progress from a pretty young reckless teen to a far far more matured particular person with drive and concentrate.  The story will dive into the depths of Sheldon’s life and challenges he faced as a homeless teen, along with the neighborhood members that helped him along his reckless journey. The story reveals the socio-monetary realities and hardships for locals on the west Oahu shores and will bring to life the inspirational journey Sheldon has endured.

With the help from Alani media and Rory Pringle productions, Mason and Sheldon have set out to not only make an exceptional surf film covering distinct elements of the globe completely ripping… The film will make awareness for the state of Hawaii and the challenges quite a few locals face each and every single single day. I believe young children will seem to Sheldon as a distinct particular person that proved not matter what odds you are up against, there is usually hope!! 

To be continued…