Ultimate Surfer is a new eight episode competition series that will gather some of the world’s greatest up-and-coming surfers to train and live together as they battle it out at the World Surf League’s (WSL) state-of-the-art Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California, powered by Kelly Slater’s man-made wave technology, in the hope of competing amongst the best athletes in the world’s fastest-growing sport.
Production will begin in 2020 click on image above to apply (US residents only). Slater will serve as on-air talent and special correspondent for the show. Alliances and rivalries will be front and centre in “Ultimate Surfer” as men and women compete in individual and team challenges focused on specific surfing disciplines.
Weekly eliminations will leave two men and two women as finalists who will vie for the male and female titles of the Ultimate Surfer and the opportunity to compete on the WSL World Tour, the pinnacle of professional surfing. Slater’s remarkable, one-of-a-kind, man-made wave – the most even playing field for measuring surf mastery – is at the heart of the series. Audiences will get unprecedented acces into what goes into becoming a world class competitor.
The series comes out of the multiplatform co-development partnership between Pilgrim Media Group and WSL Studios. Pilgrim Media Group CEO and President Craig Piligian, WSL Studios President of Content and Media Erik Logan, and UFC President Dana White serve as executive producers.
Surfers interested in being a contestant on the show must be 21 or older.