The Ultimate Surfer
TV Guide Magazine|August 16-29, 2021 - Double Issue
SERIES PREMIERE Monday, Aug. 23, 10/9c, ABC
Jim Halterman

IT’S NOT ALL fun in the sun for the 14 up-and-coming surfers in this action-packed new competition series. The last man and woman standing each win $100,000 and, more importantly for their careers, wild card spots at three events on the elite World Surf League Championship Tour.

“There are mind games being played, backstabbing potentially happening,” says host and fan of the sport Jesse Palmer. “Being physically the best surfer doesn’t necessarily guarantee you victory. You’ve got to be very mentally and emotionally tough.”

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