LOS ANGELES, CA (April 2009) â€“ Lisa Leslie has always been known for her feminine side and her basketball abilities. In a sport that is important to be aggressive and tough, she has still been able to be a successful fashion model and author (Donâ€™t Let The Lipstick Fool You: The Making of a Champion). This summer Leslie will be able to show her fans how to balance beauty and her ability to be a competitor, when she tapes in the Bahamas April 18th -May 4th, ABCâ€™s upcoming show â€œSuperstars.â€
â€œSuperstarsâ€ 2009 athletes Terrell Owens, Tony Gonzalez, Georges St. Pierre, Jennifer Carpriatti and four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie along side celebrities Julio Inglesias Jr, Tyson Beckford, Sisqo and Ali Landry will compete with one another to become the champion in this year â€œSuperstarâ€ show.
Juma Entertainment and Blue Entertainment Sports TV will produce â€œSuperstarsâ€ featuring pairing of celebrities and athletes with one pair being eliminated each week.
â€œSuperstarsâ€ is a sports competition that pits elite athletes from different sports and celebrities paired against one another in a series of athletic events resembling a decathlon. Competitors participate in ten different sporting events, including but not limited to the 100 yard dash, 800 meters run, obstacle course, weightlifting, bowling, rowing, tennis, bicycle racing, basketball, and swimming. â€œThe Superstarsâ€ was first aired in 1973 by ABC Sports and had heavyweight champion boxer, Joe Frazier and in 1987 had winner Hershel Walker as a competitor. Check your local ABC listings for airdate.