Apple TV+ will have a surfing series with Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater and more | Sports

Apple TV+ will have a surfing series with Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater and more | Sports
Apple TV+ will have a surfing series with Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater and more | Sports

A surfing series will be available on Apple TV+, featuring Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater, and others

“Make or Break: Na Crista da Onda” will arrive on the platform on the 29th of this month – and it already has a second season confirmed

Sports fans, shiver!  Apple TV+ today announced the documentary series “Make or Break: Na Crista da Onda”, a dive into the world of surfing with some of the top names in the sport.  And the announcement has already come in style: in addition to disclosing the premiere date of the first season — April 29, a Friday — and the first official image of the series, Apple has also confirmed that the production will have a second season.

Divided into seven chapters in its first season, “Make or Break” will follow the world's greatest surfers in a fierce – but healthy – battle for the titles of champion and champion of the WSL (World Surf League).

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In addition to an overview of the championship, the documentary will feature testimonials from the athletes, more intimate views on their lives, their challenges and achievements, as well as an analysis of surfing culture and discussions around topics currently in vogue, such as diversity. and mental health.  We will also, of course, have stunning images of the beaches and locations where the tournaments are held.

In the first season, the series will focus on six world-class surfers, with Brazil in the spotlight: we will have Gabriel Medina, three-time world champion, Ítalo Ferreira, gold medalist in Tokyo and Olympic Tatiana Weston-Webb.  In addition, we will also see six-time world champion Kelly Slater, seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore and two-time world champion Tyler Wright.

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Other athletes featured in the documentary include Brazilian Filipe Toledo, as well as a number of well-known names on the circuit: Morgan Cibilic, Johanne Defay, Leonardo Fioravanti, Jeremy Flores, John John Florence, Kanoa Igarashi, Matt McGillivray, Isabella Nichols and Jack Robinson.

Executive produced by James Gay-Rees (“1971: The Year Music Changed the World”) and Paul Martin (“F1: Drive for a Living”), the new Apple TV+ docusseries will be part of a truly sporting April.  A week before its premiere, on April 22, the platform will receive two productions about the basketball universe: “They Call Me Magic” and “The Long Game: Bigger Than Basketball”.  Not bad, huh?

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Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in more than 100 countries and regions, whether on iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, Macs, smart TVs or online — as well as on devices like Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox consoles.  The service costs R$9.90 per month, with a seven-day free trial period.  For a limited time, anyone who buys and activates a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch gets three months of Apple TV+.  It is also part of the company's subscription package, the Apple One.

Source: Kunal Thakur, Direct News 99, Googly Market