10 Side Plotlines You May Have Forgotten

Most seasons of The Challenge are remembered for one or two main storylines. War of the Worlds 2 will be remembered for “Cara’s Cult” vs. the Bananas/Jordan’s alliance and Jordan proposing to Tori. Meanwhile, most seasons have some lesser storylines that are forgotten over time. These are minor fights that are ignored after a couple of episodes, relationships that never come to formation, or competitors … Continue reading 10 Side Plotlines You May Have Forgotten

Ten Girls Who Overcame the Odds and Won an Elimination

Everyone loves an underdog, but let’s face it. The underdogs are underdogs for a reason. Sometimes these underdogs manage to shock the house and pull out a win. It doesn’t matter if they’re facing veterans, the opposite sex, or a girl twice their size. The will to win can be a powerful tool. These ten girls managed to surprise everyone and survive an elimination when … Continue reading Ten Girls Who Overcame the Odds and Won an Elimination

Ten Challengers Who Fought Through Injuries 

The Challenge tends to bring out the fighter in people. Sometimes people forgo their personal comfort for chance at Challenge glory. Injured or not, these Challengers would stop at nothing to secure their Challenge win. Here are Challengers who sustained an injury, but decided to fight anyway… to mixed results.¬† This list does not include people who got injured during elimination. It focuses on people … Continue reading Ten Challengers Who Fought Through Injuries¬†

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 Challenge. Filmed in 2003, The Gauntlet takes place during … Continue reading Game Changers: The Gauntlet

Shane’s Instagram Takeover was the Surprise OG Challenge Fans Have Been Waiting For

On Sunday, MTV took a gamble and put their Instragram account in the hands of old school Challenger and new school Twitter troll Shane. The risk paid off, as he did long time Challenge and Road Rules fans a favor. He got a bunch of his friends from the early 2000’s to come on Instagram and give us updates. Here’s a snapshot of what everyone … Continue reading Shane’s Instagram Takeover was the Surprise OG Challenge Fans Have Been Waiting For

Challenge Hook-Ups that Impacted the Game

The Challenge is no stranger to hooking up, and this season we’ve seen a lot of it. While some hook ups are just for fun, others cause ripples that impact the course of the game. Throughout the history of The Challenge, we’ve seen a number of no-so-secret hook ups ruining someone’s game. For this list, I am not including established couples, even if they began … Continue reading Challenge Hook-Ups that Impacted the Game

Road Rules Campus Crawl vs. Real World Key West: Best Season to Compete on The Challenge

Throughout the years, we’ve seen many seasons compete on The Challenge. Many of them have provided us with multiple competitors, but there are two seasons that stand out for giving use remarkable competition: Road Rules Campus Crawl and Real World Key West. This season we saw Johnny Bananas and Darrell face off, and while neither made it to the final, Darrell did eliminate Bananas. Here, … Continue reading Road Rules Campus Crawl vs. Real World Key West: Best Season to Compete on The Challenge

20 Women Who Revolutionized The Challenge

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

Ten Fun Facts from Sarah Greyson

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

10 Memorable Single-Challenge Challengers

It can take some Challengers years to build a reputation on the show. For others, one season leaves a lasting impression. Here are 10 Challenge competitors who managed to stick in the memories of Challenge fans with just one appearance. Note: Anyone whose only Challenge appearance is Free Agents or Battle of the Exes 2 is not eligible for this list. 10. Arissa- Battle of … Continue reading 10 Memorable Single-Challenge Challengers