Premiering on Apple TV+, Greatness Code is a mini docuseries that analyses the pivotal moments in great athletes’ careers. Apple TV+ has been producing a large amount of sports content for fans who have been craving more as the pandemic drew major sporting events to a halt, their most recent series being They Call Me Magic, which features a look into Los Angeles Lakers star Earvin Magic Johnson.
The first season of Greatness Code was released during the height of the first wave of Covid-19, with all 7 episodes premiering on the platform on July 10, 2020. The show is directed by Gotham Chopra, and each episode stars a different athlete, each from a wide variety of fields.
Greatness Code Season 2 Release Date
The second season of Greatness Code has been officially confirmed, with 6 episodes all expected to premiere on the streaming service on the 13th of May, 2022. The series will feature a new roster of exceptional athletes, from NASCAR stars to ski racers.
Gotham Chopra, who executive produces with Ameeth Sankaran, Giselle Parets, and UNITERRUPTED’s Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, Devin Johnson, and Philip Byron, as well as co-executive producer Matt Rissmiller, continues to direct the series. The Greatness Code season 2 release date is not decided yet as the makers haven’t made any confirmation about it.
|The Greatness Code Season 1 Release Date||May 13, 2022|
|The Greatness Code Season 2 Release Date||Not Announced|
Greatness Code Season 2 Story
As stated, Season 2 comes with a set of new athletes in focus. The first is Marcus Rashford. Marcus Rashford is a British English professional footballer that plays for Manchester United in the Premier League and for the English national team. He has been a Manchester United player since he was just seven years old. He scored two goals on his first-team debut against Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League in February 2016 and then scored another two in his Premier League debut three days later against Arsenal. In fact, Rashford scored on his May 2016 English Debut, making him the youngest English player to score in their first international senior match. He was the tournament’s youngest player at the UEFA Euro 2016. In the United Kingdom, the campaigns against homelessness, racism and prejudice, and child starvation and malnutrition.
The second is William Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., a professional stock car racing driver from the United States. Every year that he has participated in NASCAR’s three national series Wallace has won, making him the only African American driver to do so. He is the only African American driver to win in any of these series many times. In addition, after the death of George Floyd and the ensuing Black Lives Matter protests, Wallace became renowned for his racial justice activism, which led to NASCAR reinforcing their activities and efforts in this area, including banning the display of the Confederate flag at its races.
Letcia Bufoni e Silva, the third focus, is a professional street skateboarder of Brazilian and American descent. She has won six gold medals at the X Games. She has established herself as one of the most well-known and renowned action sports athletes on the planet. Bufoni was listed in The Guinness Book of World Records (2017) for “Most World Cup of Skateboarding Wins,” having won the World Cup of Skateboarding’s #1 women’s street skateboarder for four years in a row from 2010 to 2013.
Scout Bassett, the next focus, (born Zhu Fuzhi) is a paralympic track and field athlete from the United States. Bassett spent her first seven years of life in a government-run orphanage in Nanjing, China, when she was discovered abandoned on the side of the road after losing her right leg in a chemical fire as a newborn infant. Bassett competed at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, United Kingdom, and earned her first international medals in the 100 metres and long jump. She holds the world record in the 400m T42 and the American records in the 100m and 200m.
The final is Lindsey Caroline Vonn. Lindsey Caroline Vonn was a World Cup alpine ski racer for the United States Ski Team. She won four World Cup overall titles, three in a row in 2008, 2009, and 2010, as well as another in 2012. Vonn has won World Cup events in all five alpine skiing disciplines — downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom, and super combined — making her one of just 6 women who have managed to achieve the feat. She also has a total of 82 World Cup victories, which is a women’s record.
Where To Watch Greatness Code Online?
Greatness Code is available on Apple TV+ which includes every Apple TV original for owners of both an Apple TV and the app. For those that have yet to purchase a subscription, a 1-week free trial is available.