Rio Breaks tells the story of two best friends, Fabio and Naamã, as they navigate their way between life in the slums and surfing on their favourite beach. Thirteen-year-old Fabio and twelve-year-old Naamã live in a huge favela near Arpoador Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. What will happen to these best friends? Will their friendship survive the pressures of life in the favela? Can surfing offer a way out and the possibility of a better life? This is the story of Rio Breaks.