There may not have been much surfing going on in Canada, where Jesse Palmer was born and raised. But when it came time for him to go to college, he headed for one of the hotbeds of surfing, Florida. And though he chose to go the professional football route over becoming a pro surfer, Palmer told us he’s still got a healthy admiration for the sport. As the host of the new competition, The Ultimate Surfer, Palmer shared his reasons why he loves the sport of surfing. (Click on the media bar below to hear Jesse Palmer)
The Ultimate Surfer airs Monday & Tuesday nights at 10/9c on ABC.