Much like I did last week, I wanted to re-evaluate some of the greatest people to compete on The Challenge. Last week I looked at Landon, and now I want to look at Evelyn. Ev is constantly viewed as one of the best girls to play the game. In fact, many people will say she’s the best girl. Starting with her first season, I want … Continue reading Is Evelyn Smith Really One of the Best Challengers?
Originally based on the Real World & Road Rules, The Challenge has had a very diverse group of people compete on the show. Reality TV has given us a lot of diversity, but The Real World (especially) has been a trailblazer for showcasing LGBT representation. Over its 33 season, The Challenge has had some kick-ass LGBT players. These are some of the best players who … Continue reading 10 Most Badass LGBT Challenge Competitors
For the first time in nearly 2 years we’re on a Challenge off-season. During this period I’d like to recap some of the older Challenge, Real World, and Road Rules seasons. I’m not going to summarize each episode of the season. Rather, I want to focus on seasons that shifted the direction of the shows. A while ago, I did this for The Gauntlet 2. … Continue reading Game Changers: The Inferno 3
On episode one of Final Reckoning, we saw Johnny Bananas without a partner. I’ve already addressed where his original partner went here, but TJ has officially announced he will be receiving a replacement partner. This shouldn’t be a surprise. Production isn’t just going to let their main star leave the show due to a missing partner. Especially someone like Bananas who has no shortage of … Continue reading 11 People Who Could Be Johnny Bananas’s Partner
This week we saw Wes face Devin in elimination and pull off a win, leaving him with a 5-0 record on Champs vs. Stars/Pros spin off series. Added to his 13-6 elimination record on the regular Challenge, and Wes has an impressive 19 wins with a total of 25 elimination appearances. This is record-making material, so of course we’ve seen some highs and lows throughout … Continue reading Wes’s Elimination History: The Highs and the Lows
March is National Women’s Month, and to celebrate I wanted to take a lot at some of the most influential women to ever appear on The Challenge. These are the women who changed the way the game is played and invented new strategies to make it to the final. Most Challengers have left some type of a mark on The Challenge, but these are the … Continue reading 20 Women Who Revolutionized The Challenge
The Challenge Invasion summoned eight Champions to return to The Challenge, forcing the Underdogs to beat the Champions if they want to be a champion. To be completely honest, production nailed it. They got four great guys to come back, and 4 badass girls. While there’s a lot of debate as to who the best champions are, these are ten people who could have replaced … Continue reading Five Male and Female Champions Who Could Have Invaded the Challenge