Many years ago, The Challenge was based around two shows: Real World and Road Rules. Though often forgotten by MTV, there are ways for fans to access Road Rules. With one exception: Maximum Velocity Tour. This is the one season that has been missing from the archives and has less information floating around the internet than other seasons. In my opinion, this is Road Rule’s … Continue reading Game Changers: Road Rules Maximum Velocity Tour
Sad news for old school Road Rules fans. Brian Lancaster who appeared on the seventh season of the show passed away late last week at 43. While no official cause of dead has been released, it is believed to have been caused by heart failure and Brian had a history of arrhythmia. Brian’s original Road Rules season premiered in 1999, and though he never competed … Continue reading Brian Lancaster of Road Rules: Latin America Dead at 43
It is with much sadness that I am reporting that Danny Dias who starred on Road Rules: X-treme in 2004 and The Gauntlet 2 in 2005 has died at the age of 34. The story is still emerging, so not all details are clear. The cause of death is not clear, but at the moment it is being treated as an overdose or a suicide. … Continue reading Road Rules Alumni Danny Dias Dead at 34
Recently, Challenge champions and podcast hosts Susie Meister and Sarah Rice caught up with Gauntlet champion Sarah Greyson on their podcast The Brain Candy Podcast. If you’ve never checked out their podcast I highly recommend it. Not only does it give you a good dose of Challenge facts and nostalgia but Sarah and Susie do a great job of covering human interest topics. In their … Continue reading Ten Fun Facts from Sarah Greyson
As recently noted, Road Rules recently celebrated its 20th birthday. The show has given us many memorable cast members on The Challenge, and despite the fact that some only spent a little bit of time on our screens they made a lasting impression. These are 20 of the people who appeared on The Challenge and left it too soon: 20. Danny Dias ( Road Rules … Continue reading 20 Road Rulers Who Retired from The Challenge Too Soon
Happy 20th birth Road Rules! On July 19, 1995 the show premiered with its first season. 20 years later, the show has been on “hiatus” for 8 years. Unlikely to ever return to our screens, fan of the show still hope to see their favorite Roadie on the Challenge. This is what original cast looked like: This is drastically different than the casts we see … Continue reading Road Rules Turns 20
With Are You the One invading The Challenge, the show is moving further and further away from its Real World/Road Rules roots. In fact, we haven’t seen a Road Rules on the show for about 3 years now. While interest in Challenges has dwindled to some degree, it seems like there are some Roadies still willing to duke it out on a competition reality show. … Continue reading Will We Ever Have Another Road Ruler on The Challenge?