BONUS: The Ultimate Surfer Post Show EP 5 - The Season Finale, Special guest Koa Smith, The ultra-competitive final, Tips from Kelly Slater, An exclusive interview with the two winners, and What the grand prize means for their careers
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Cassie Randolph and Joe Turpel are joined by special guest Koa Smith to dive into the season finale of The Ultimate Surfer. They talk with Koa about his “hit list,” the unexpected and difficult Beach Battles throughout the season, getting thrown curve balls at every turn, and getting game-changing tips on riding the wave at Surf Ranch from Kelly Slater and Filipe Toledo. They break down the show’s impact on his career, the most memorable performances throughout the season, and the thrilling final surf off. To wrap up the season, Cassie and Joe interview the show’s two winners. They discuss what inspired them to apply for the show in the first place, their different strategies, finding the competitive edge throughout the season, the show-clinching Final performances, and what winning the $100,000 prize and three wildcard spots on the WSL Championship Tour means to them.