Season One is an all-access documentary following professional athletes and musicians embarking on a major new challenge for the first time, whether it’s rookie season in the NBA or the production of a first major label album.
Breanna Stewart // Episode 1
This is the first episode of “Season One,” Cycle’s new video series chronicling Breanna Stewart’s first year as a pro basketball player with the Seattle Storm. We accompanied Stewie, who’s coming off an NCAA record four consecutive National Championships with the UConn Huskies, through her team’s trip to Los Angeles.
Breanna Stewart // Episode 2
On the second episode of “Season One,” Breanna begins adjusting to post-college life in Seattle and the daily grind of life in the WNBA. After an unprecedented winning streak at UConn, Breanna is forced to deal with the competitive reality of a series of recent defeats while on a young squad. The Seattle Storm forward responds the only way she knows how: by raining 29 points down on the Connecticut Sun in the first “must-win” game of her pro career. They might not be dominating like she’s used to, but Stewie is still dropping buckets and putting in that work.
Breanna Stewart // Episode 3
Breanna Stewart’s first goal was simple: make her 7th grade basketball team.She did. Then she became a starter. Then she went all-county. Now, at 21, Breanna Stewart plays professional ball in the WNBA, and she’s on her way to Olympic gold at the 2016 Games in Rio. On episode three of Season One, Breanna and her father talk about the impact her success has had on her family and what the Olympic experience means for Breanna’s development as a player.
Breanna Stewart // Episode 4
Breanna Stewart’s first regular season in the WNBA is complete. The rookie sensation exceeded expectations in every way possible. She broke Lisa Leslie’s single-season record for defensive rebounds and helped the Seattle Storm make the playoffs for the first time in three years. On episode four of Season One, Stewart reflects on what she’s learned about herself after going pro and winning Olympic gold, what it means to be a role model for younger fans, and her plans for the future. One journey ends, another begins.
Breanna Stewart // Episode 5
In her biggest game to date, Breanna Stewart learned her most important lesson yet. While the end result wasn’t what Breanna was striving for, there were a ton of great takeaways for the Rookie of the Year in her first WNBA season.