CNBC Premieres Season Two of ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS, Today
CNBC has renewed its original series, "Adventure Capitalists," for a sophomore season. Premiering on Tuesday, October 10 at 10PM ET/PT, the six-episode season welcomes new investor, American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist, Shawn Johnson East, who will join returning investors Dhani Jones, former NFL linebacker, and Jeremy Bloom, former world-champion freestyle skier and the first athlete to ski in the Olympics and also to be drafted in the NFL. "Adventure Capitalists" is produced by 3 Ball Entertainment.
In addition to the primary investors who appear in every episode, new this season are guest investors -former Olympic skier Bode Miller; founder of Neff Headwear Shaun Neff; Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis; former NFL star Tony Gonzalez; and former pro freestyle skier and WINTER X GAMES medalist Kristi Leskinen- who will be joining Shawn, Jeremy and Dhani in various episodes to test products and potentially offer investments.
"Adventure Capitalists" is produced by 3 Ball Entertainment with Todd A. Nelson, Ross Weintraub, DJ Nurre, Grady Candler and Jeff Altrock serving as executive producers. Jim Ackerman and Marshall Eisen are the executive producers for CNBC.
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Premiere Episode: ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS - Sandstone Country
Air Date: Tuesday, October 10 at 10PM ET/PT
Episode Description: Investors Jeremy Bloom, Dhani Jones, Shawn Johnson East, and Tony Gonzalez traverse Utah's Moab desert to test rugged outdoor products - including a revolutionary new mountain bike and a pontoon boat equipped with a hammock. Will they put their money behind an entrepreneur in need of investment?
Episode 202: ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS - Streets
Air Date: Tuesday, October 17 at 10PM ET/PT
Episode Description: Investors Jeremy Bloom, Dhani Jones, Shawn Johnson East, and Shaun Neff are in downtown Miami to experience the latest outdoor products designed for the streets - including a three-wheel electric scooter and a smart gauge that can improve driving performance. Will an entrepreneur walk away with the investment deal of a lifetime?
Episode 203: ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS - Ocean
Air Date: Tuesday, October 24 at 10PM ET/PT
Episode Description: Investors Jeremy Bloom, Dhani Jones, Shawn Johnson East, and Vernon Davis make their way to the Florida Coast to test adventure products designed for the water - including an anti-fogging solution that can be applied to goggles (among other things) and is designed to work under the most demanding conditions, as well as a device that brings dead bait back to life! Will a lucky entrepreneur walk away with a big money investment?
Episode 204: ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS - Canyonlands
Air Date: Tuesday, October 31 at 10PM ET/PT
Episode Description: With majestic Utah canyons as the backdrop, investors Jeremy Bloom, Dhani Jones, Shawn Johnson East, and Kristi Leskinen test new adventure products - including an all-wheel drive motorcycle and an easy to use slingshot. Are they willing to shell out big bucks to fund the big dreams of a talented entrepreneur?
Episode 205: ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS - Snow
Air Date: Tuesday, November 7 at 10PM ET/PT
Episode Description: Investors Jeremy Bloom, Dhani Jones, Shawn Johnson East, and Bode Miller travel deep into the Canadian Rockies to test new cutting edge adventure products - including a line of women's skis and a conversion kit that enables dirt bikes to ride in deep snow. Which resourceful entrepreneur will earn a life-changing investment?
Episode 206: ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS - Ice
Air Date: Tuesday, November 14 at 10PM ET/PT
Episode Description: Investors Jeremy Bloom, Dhani Jones, Shawn Johnson East, and Bode Miller continue their trek through the Canadian Rockies to try out the latest and greatest adventure products - including a ski bike and ultra-protective gloves. Will an up and coming entrepreneur receive a six-figure investment?
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