Stars & Athletes Pair Up For ABC Reality Competition ‘The Superstars’
First Published: April 21, 2009 9:12 AM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A host of stars are lining up to match their physical prowess with some super athletes in a new reality show for ABC.
David Charvet, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Dan Cortese, Paige Hemmis, Julio Iglesias, Jr., Joanna Krupa, Ali Landry and Estella Warren are the stars who will pair up with an athlete to battle it out in teams on new show, “The Superstars,” beginning June 23 on ABC.
Among the athletes competing on the show are Jennifer Capriati, Brandi Chastain, Robert Horry, Jeff Kent, Kristi Leskinen, Lisa Leslie, Bode Miller and Terrell Owens, Access Hollywood can reveal.
The show, which is based on ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,” will pair up one star and one athlete. As a team they will compete in various sporting events such as swimming, biking, running and kayaking. There will also be some head-to-head athletic challenges, the network confirmed.
One team will be eliminated each week until one duo is left standing.
Football star Terrell Owens has been paired with model Joanna Krupa; baseball’s Jeff Kent is paired up with actress and model Ali Landry; basketballer Robert Horry has been paired up with actress/model and former synchronized swimmer, Estella Warren: Alpine ski racer Bode Miller has been paired with “Extreme Home Makeover’s” Paige Hemmis; freestyle skier Kristi Leskinen will compete with “Dancing With the Stars” professional dancer, Maksim Chmerkovskiy; basketball star Lisa Leslie will compete with actor Dan Cortese; tennis star Jennifer Capriati and former “Baywatch” star David Charvet will compete together; and soccer star Brandi Chastain has been paired with singer, Julio Iglesias, Jr.
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