Game Changers: The Gauntlet

When looking at turning points for The Challenge, I believe all three Gauntlet seasons marked changes in the series. The first Gauntlet was an interesting season that formed The Challenge into the show it is today. Today, I want to look at this season and discover why it has such an important role in transforming…

The History of Challengers Throwing Challenges

Shane has been on The Challenge for a long time, but this week he pulled his most bold move yet: blatantly throwing the Don’t Push Me Around challenge. Many people called the move shady, but I disagree. It was rude, conniving, and selfish, but we all knew exactly what he was doing and he didn’t…

10 Upsetting Losses Right Before the Final

We have seen quite a few people who really want to win The Challenge, and despite their best efforts they’ve fallen short. While some people may have been deserving of their fate, other competitors left fans heartbroken when they went home. Here are some of the people who made viewers sad when they left right…

Are We Being Too Hard on Theo?

This week, we saw Theo take an early flight home from The Challenge when he decided not to compete in the You’ve Got Balls elimination. Cory won by default, and TJ was disappointed in Theo for not jumping down the zipline. Theo talked a big game going into elimination. He boasted that he was a real athlete…

Challengers Who Redeemed Themselves On Their Second Season

Redemption seems to be an important theme moving forward with The Challenges, and sometimes one Challenge just doesn’t capture someone’s abilities. When given a second shot, some Challengers are able surprise the public and become moderately successful. These are some of the people who displayed an overwhelming improvement on their second season: 1. Katie (The…

Ten Craziest Challenge Cat Fights

Girl-on-girl. It is a fantasy of many people, but it takes a unique meaning for the producers of The Challenge. Over the years we have had many notable catfights on the show, but some stand out above the rest. Here are a look at the 10 best girl fights we’ve ever seen: 10. Jenn vs.…