Gabriel Medina is still riding the wave…
Apple has renewed its surfing docuseries Make or Break, featuring the 28-year-old Brazilian professional surfer, for a second season.
Make or Break follows World Surf League elite champions Medina, Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, Tyler Wright, Italo Ferreira, and Tatiana Weston-Webb as they battle for the championship.
Medina joined the world’s elite of the World Surf League Tour in 2011, and in his rookie year he finished within the top 12 of the ASP World Tour at the age of 17. He won the 2014, 2018 and 2021 WSL World Championships
Ferreira has competed on the World Surfing League Men’s Championship Tour since 2015. The 27-year-old Brazilian professional surfer won the world title in the 2019 World Surf League.
The seven-part series also explores the aspirations, challenges, accomplishments and personal lives of the surfers who compete to remain on the elite 2021 Men’s and Women’s WSL Championship Tour.
The first season follows the 2021 competition, navigating as the league responds to the global pandemic, while exploring the surfing culture along with issues including diversity, mental health, and the physical impact of the sport.
Production has already started on the current competition season for season two.
It’s produced by Box To Box Films with producer James Gay-Rees, producer Paul Martin and WSL CEO Erik Logan and WSL Studios chief Ryan Holcomb executive producing.