Kayla Durden, Class of 2011, Cast on ABC's 'The Ultimate Surfer'

Providence Alumni, Kayla Durden, Class of 2011, has been cast on the upcoming ABC show 'The Ultimate Surfer' which will air on Monday August 23rd and Tuesday August 24, 2021 at 10pm ET. Former NFL QB Jesse Palmer will host the surf competition series and 11-time WSL Champion Kelly Slater is the lead consultant and special correspondent for the show. 

'The Ultimate Surfer' has gathered some of the world's greatest rising stars in the surfing world to train and life together as they battle it out on the surf at the state of the art Surf Ranch in Lemoore, CA. It's the World Surf Leagues training ranch powered by Slaters man-made wave technology. The men and women will compete in individual and team challenges focused on specific surfing disciplines. Weekly eliminations will leave two men and two women as finalists who will view for the male and female titles of "The Ultimate Surfer" and the opportunity to compete on the elite WSL championship tour, the pinnacle of professional surfing. 

We will all be cheering for Kayla as takes on this challenge! GO Kayla! Providence is Proud!

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