Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 2015 –(PR.com)– Professional big wave surfer Niccolo Porcella officially signs with the award-winning production company The Go Big Project to star in the original series “LIFTOFF.” Produced by The Go Big Project and shot in 4K resolution, the show will take viewers on a journey filled with adventure and excitement this fall/winter 2015.
LIFTOFF is an adventure reality series following Jokke Sommer, one of the world’s best wingsuit pilot, and Niccolo Porcella, a world-class big wave surfer as they attempt to switch sports. They must navigate a path of friendship, love, and danger as they attempt to achieve their dreams. In order to accomplish this historic and perilous feat, both athletes will be assisted by legendary mentors in each other’s sports. Audiences will follow this new breed of adventurers on a global mission to Hawaii, Dubai, France, Italy, Moorea, Switzerland, California, Norway, and Tahiti as they push the limits of the human experience.
Niccolo Porcella is one of kiteboardings youngest and hottest stars, he has performed in kiteboarding events throughout the world. He moved to Maui to pursue both his athletic talents and love for the ocean when he was 13 years old. He has pushed the sport in both the wakeboard style and surfing strapless style. On January 4th, 2012 he rode the biggest wave at Jaws in the most critical sections, making a huge statement for the sport of kitesurfing. Niccolo has become an international sensation not only here in the US, but also in Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. On July 22nd, 2015 Niccolo survived one of the heaviest wipeouts in the history of surfing at the famous surf spot known as Teahupoo.
The Go Big Project is an award-winning production company based out of Los Angeles, California. Led by Rocky Romano & Miranda Winters, Go Big is a collection of talented, driven professionals that create compelling, story-driven content coupled with stunning cinematography. Their clients include: 20th Century FOX, CBS, RTL, ABC, NBC, Outside TV, Oakley, GoPro, HBO, Red Bull, ESPN, Volcom, The World Surfing League & many more.
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