In an expansion of Disney XD’s ongoing “TRYit” initiative designed to inspire kids to get up, get outside and try something new, professional sports stars: the NFL’s Arian Foster (Houston Texans), the WNBA’s Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) and the NBA’s Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves) coach young stars Leo Howard and Olivia Holt (“Kickin’ It”), Billy Unger and Spencer Boldman (“Lab Rats”) and Doc Shaw and Adam Hicks (“Pair of Kings”) who team with three viewers (hailing from Georgia, Oregon and Texas) to compete in fun challenges that will test their skills and their teamwork, in Disney’s “TRYathlon” special, premiering MONDAY, AUGUST 13 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The special is hosted by HAl Sparks and Tyrel Jackson Williams (“Lab Rats”).
From July 31st a new “Summer TRYathlon Mash-up” game will launch on DisneyXD.com, where players can create their own game by choosing from equipment and playing fields. Kids can practice with the online version and then print and take the instructions to the playground to play with their friends.
The “Lab Rats” team will consist of Billy and Spencer with Oregon fan, Jenna Hoiland and coach Candace Parker.