Rick Irons (Robert Pierce) moves to Hawaii to live in paradise and surf the gigantic waves. When he first arrives, he meets a Christian man (Michael Cummings) who offers him a job working on surfboards. Later at a party, Rick meets Alma (Maureen McCormick) who quickly becomes a love interest. Finally, he begins to train for the United States surfing title. As Rick's life is racing to the top on the outside, he personally feels like the bottom is falling out on the inside. Shout for Joy is the dramatic true story of Rick Irons and his pursuit of a relationship, championship, and real direction in life. Approx. 58 minutes.