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Former Quarterback Jesse Palmer to Host ABC’s “The Ultimate Surfer”

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ABC announced the cast members and debuted key art for their upcoming competition series “The Ultimate Surfer” hosted by Jesse Palmer

The two-night premiere of ABC’s new summer competition series “The Ultimate Surfer” airs Monday, August 23rd and Tuesday, August 24th. 

Jesse Palmer (former NFL quarterback and ABC’s Bachelor) will host the surf competition series with sports anchor Erin Coscarelli and the iconic voice of pro surfing Joe Turpel to serve as commentators. Eleven-time surfing world champion Kelly Slater is the lead consultant and also serves as a special correspondent.

The surfers competing for the title of The Ultimate Surfer this season include the following:

  • Anastasia Ashley – 33, Miami Beach, Fla.
  • Kai Barger – 30, Haiku, Hawaii
  • Mason Barnes – 26, Venice, Calif.
  • Tia Blanco – 23, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Austin Clouse – 26, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
  • Brianna Cope – 25, Koloa, Hawaii
  • Luke Davis – 27, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Kayla Durden – 27, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
  • Juli Hernandez – 22, Costa Mesa, Calif.
  • Zeke Lau – 26, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Alejandro Moreda – 34, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Koa Smith – 25, Sunset Beach, Hawaii
  • Malia Ward – 22, San Clemente, Calif.
  • Bruna Zaun – 30, Redondo Beach, Calif.

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“The Ultimate Surfer” is produced by Lionsgate’s Pilgrim Media Group and WSL Studios. President of Lionsgate Nonfiction Television and Pilgrim CEO and Chair Craig Piligian, WSL CEO Erik Logan, UFC President Dana White and Faye Stapleton serve as executive producers.

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