Apple TV+ today released the trailer for “Make or Break,” a new seven-part documentary series that gives fans behind-the-scenes access to the world’s greatest surfers as they compete for the World Title on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT).
The series was recently renewed for a second season, with production beginning during the current competition season. The first season of the series, which will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 29th, will feature interviews with internationally famous surfers and will include never-before-seen footage of:
- 11-time world champion and 56-time career victory winner Kelly Slater
- Seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore
- Three-time world champion Gabriel Medina
- Two-time world champion Tyler Wright
- 2019 World Champion and Olympic gold medalist Italo Ferreira
- 2021 Olympian Tatiana Weston-Webb
Morgan Cibilic, Johanne Defay, Leonardo Fioravanti, Jeremy Flores, John John Florence, Filipe Toledo, Kanoa Igarashi, Matt McGillivray, Isabella Nichols, and Jack Robinson are among the other famous surfers featured in “Make or Break.”
“Make or Break” gives fans behind-the-scenes access and an intimate look into the aspirations, challenges, accomplishments, and personal lives of the surfers competing for a spot on the elite 2021 Men’s and Women’s WSL CT, as well as a journey to wonderful surfing locations around the world.
The series follows the competition in 2021, navigating as the league responds to the global epidemic while also addressing the vibrant surfing culture and relevant topics including diversity, mental health, and the sport’s physical impact.
The docuseries is produced for Apple by Box to Box Films, in partnership with the WSL. Executive producers are Oscar and BAFTA winner James Gay-Rees (“Exit Through the Gift Shop,” “Amy”), BAFTA nominee Paul Martin (“Formula 1: Drive to Survive”), and WSL CEO Erik Logan and Ryan Holcomb.