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Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2: Is It Happening? Everything We Know

Sprint: The World's Fastest Humans Season 2

Netflix has aced it when it comes to documentary format be it films or series. Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans is yet another offering from this streamer. This documentary series focuses on several sportspeople who are driven by a lot of passion and motivation to be the top players.

The series came out in early July and has been loved by fans of sports and docuseries who took to the internet to praise it. Since then, they want to find out about Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2 and its status.

What Is Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans All About?

Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans is a sports documentary series. The executive producers of the show include James Gay-Rees, Paul Martin, and Warren Smith under the banner of Box to Box Films and the Olympic Channel.

Phil Turner has directed the entire series and it provides a glimpse into several athletes from different countries who are competing to be the fastest runners in the world. We are shown their interviews what they think about the sports and how tough it is to be successful in this field.

The series starts at the 2023 World Championships and concludes at the Paris Olympic Games of 2024. Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans premiered on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024 on Netflix and had six episodes in total. The series features several prominent athletes like Sha’carri Richardson, Noah Lyles, Elaine Thompson, Shericka Jackson, Lamont Marcell Jacobs, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Zharnel Hughes.

The sixth and last episode of Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans was called The Double Is Alive. It focuses on one accident that happened during the 200-meter race for men. This really startles all the runners involved in the event as it affects their morale.

The episode also shifts to the women’s finale where we see Jamaican athlete Shericka Jackson going after the world record set by Flo-Jo. The final episode is really nail-biting and engaging.

Is Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2 Happening?

Netflix has so far not given any green light to Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2. However, we should wait since the streamer sometimes takes time to evaluate the viewership of a show before a second season is commissioned.

Given that it’s a documentary series on sports, there are chances that we might actually get to see its follow-up season very soon.

Also, Netflix has so far not canceled it which increases the hopes of everyone who is looking forward to Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2.

What To Expect From Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2?

If Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2 happens, it might focus on a bunch of other athletes from different countries. Like the previous season, we would get to see their interviews along with other things to get an insight into the sports world. It will be a mixture of interviews, real-life footage along with some reenactments of scenes.

The first season covered the 2023 World Championships as well as touched upon the Paris Olympics. So we can expect Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2 to have similar major sports events at the center of its narrative as well. It should again have six episodes with 40 40-minute duration each.

What To Expect From Sprint: The World's Fastest Humans Season 2?
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We don’t know when the second season will be out, but if Netflix decides to go ahead, it might be out by next year since documentaries of such nature take relatively less time than fiction. Phil Turner was the director and chances are that he might return as the director once again for Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2.

Conclusion

Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans came out and became a rage among fans thanks to its inspiring, insightful and very engaging. With just six short episodes, it was quickly consumed by the masses who are now demanding Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2.

The series was such that it spoke to even non-sports fans as it talked about struggle, perseverance and other human emotions that connected with everyone across the globe. We hope that Netflix greenlights Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans Season 2.

About Yash Singh

A film school graduate, Yash Singh lives and breathes movies and television shows. He also enjoys writing about them passionately.

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