From a media release:
ATTENTION CANADIAN THRILL SEEKERS! WIPEOUT CANADA’S CONTESTANT APPLICATION CLOSES ON CANADA DAY â€“ THURSDAY, JULY 1. JUST ONE WEEK LEFT!
- Application Form Available at www.WipeoutCanada.com
This is it Canadian daredevils! Do you have what it takes to compete in the world’s largest obstacle course? Only one week remains to submit an application for a chance to be a contestant in the highly anticipated, international smash hit series, Wipeout Canada.
From carpenters to commercial pilots, embalmers to cowboys, firefighters to stay-at-home moms, applications have been steadily pouring in from across the country, since June 2, from potential contestants who want to be a part of the Wipeout phenomenon. Daring Canadians who believe they have the necessary competitive skills to compete in the world’s largest obstacle course have until Thursday, July 1 at 11:59pm EST to submit their application at www.WipeoutCanada.com.
Hosted by quick-witted Canadians, Jonathan Torrens (TV with TV’s Jonathan Torrens, Trailer Park Boys), Ennis Esmer (Young People Fucking; The Listener) and co-hosted by Jessica Phillips (Deal or No Deal Canada; Being Erica), 13, one-hour episodes will be taped on the iconic Wipeout set this October. On each Canadian episode, 20 lucky contestants will attempt this challenging course for a chance at winning a $50,000 grand prize. This hysterical hit series kicks off on TVTropolis in Spring 2011.
The Wipeout format is licensed to Lone Eagle Entertainment and is distributed in Canada by Disney and internationally by Endemol, a leading producer of television programming specializing in reality and non-scripted genres for network and cable television. The Canadian format will air on TVtropolis â€“ joining an already robust line-up of hit reality shows including Hoarders, Parking Wars, Runaway Squad, and Wife Swap UK.
For exclusive news, interviews, contests and behind-the-scenes footage and photos, fans are encouraged to join the Official Wipeout Canada Facebook fan page at www.Facebook/WipeoutCanada.com.