Rakuten TV and Surf Channel are filming a surf documentary across Barcelona

Surf Channel, in partnership with Rakuten TV, has recently announced the filming of Barcelona Surf Destination. This content is a documentary starring Ítalo Ferreira, Brazilian surfer. This surfer, the first one achieving a golden Olympic medal on this sport, is going to travel around Barcelona, this Spanish with Alex Vilalta, a pro surfer from there. The documentary will be available on Rakuten’s platform in 2022.

The documentary will ke viewers on a journey across various beautiful locations where surfing is deeply rooted in the culture, such as Castelldefels or Malgrat del Mar. Surfing will not be the only topic on the documentary, Ferreira will take viewers through amazing places, presenting their gastronomy, heritage, fascinating characters, as well as sport and adventure. Vilalta will accompany Ferreira in this adventure that will consist of visiting some of the most outstanding beaches and spots for surfing, hydro foiling, wakeboarding, and paddle surfing. On these places they will meet people related to the world of surfing, including actress and model Amaia Salamanca, pro surfer Lucía Martiño and the Valencian surfer and journalist Mireia Martínez.

Barcelona Surf Destination will join the Rakuten Stories collection, which presents original content from Rakuten TV, featuring stories that reflect the company’s DNA from a sporting perspective. The collection also features Andrés Iniesta – The Unexpected Hero, BVB 09 – Stories Who We Are, Break Point: A Davis Cup Story, Ride Your Dream, The Secrets of La Roja, The Australian Dream, Inside Killian Jornet, Sadio Mané – Made in Senegal, Serge Ibaka – Anything is Possible, The Giants, SEVE and upcoming Ona Carbonell: Starting Over and Champions. 

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