09/17/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/17/2021 09:03
Episode 1 - Saturday, Sept. 18 - CBS Television Network and Paramount+ (2:00 PM, ET)
Ashleigh Johnson, Waterpolo
Fresh off another Gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Ashleigh Johnson sits down for an in-depth discussion with Ross to discuss her career, Olympics and how she is working to improve diversity in water polo and aquatics.
Cameron Champ, Golf
McNutt catches up with three-time PGA TOUR winner Cameron Champ to highlight his involvement with the Mack Champ Invitational named after his late grandfather, and his scholarship at Prairie View A&M. At the age of 26, Champ has already made a significant mark on creating lanes of inclusion, as he continues to honor his grandfather's legacy.
Peter Westbrook, Fencing
Located in the heart of New York City, the Peter Westbrook foundation was created by 1984 Olympic sabre fencing bronze medalist Peter Westbrook. The organization enhances the lives of youths from underserved areas and has seen over 4,000 participants pass through its doors. Some of those students went on to achieve their own Olympic success, and returned to become instructors, continuing the cycle of enrichment. The segment features interviews with Westbrook, Daryl Homer, Khalil Thompson, Keeth Smart, Akhnaten Spencer-El and Ibtihaj Muhammad, who also narrates.
Zeb Powell, Snowboarding
Hailing from North Carolina, and one of the only Black professional snowboarders, Zeb Powell has quickly become the face of the sport. Ross profiles the 20-year-old who wants to make sure that there are more faces that look like his in the future. As he puts it; 'I am looking for the next me.'
Episode 2 - Saturday, Oct. 9 - CBS Television Network and Paramount+ (2:00 PM, ET)
The second episode of Beyond Limits will feature interviews with Ezekiel Mitchell, (PBR & Bill Pickett Invitational, Rodeo), skateboarder Dashawn Jordan professional golfers Mariah Stackhouse and Renee Powell and Women's hockey player Saroya Tinker.
Episode 3 - Saturday, Oct. 30 - CBS Television Network and Paramount+ (2:00 PM, ET)
Details of the third episode will be announced at a later date.
Ade Ellis, Niya Walker, Sharán Watson and Ellis Williams produce. Emilie Deutsch is VP, Original Programming and Features, CBS Sports.