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Competition series “Tough As Nails,” hosted by Phil Keoghan and featuring everyday people, has announced the competitors for season two. The series steps in for veteran “Survivor”, which is on a temporary hold due to COVID-19.
From CBS: The competitors, who come from different walks of life but all roll up their sleeves every day to make an honest day’s living, will compete in challenges that take place at real-world job sites including farms, construction sites, high rise buildings, fishing boats and a Pick-a-Part where they need to build a drivable car. One competitor will be crowned the champion and win the “Tough As Nails” belt, but anybody that “punches out” of the individual competition still has the opportunity to win additional cash prizes in the team competition that continues throughout the season.
The “Tough As Nails” competitors are:
Name: Tara Alverson
Hometown: Bothell, Wash.
Current Residence: Endurance, a tug boat in Alaska
Name: Sarah Burkett
Job: Pipe Welder
Hometown: Chesterfield, Va.
Current Residence: Petersburg, Pa.
Name: Angel Castillo
Job: Construction Foreman
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Name: Aracelis “Celi” Garcia
Job: Travel Nurse
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
Current Residence: Philadelphia, Pa.
Name: Michael “Eyebrows” Guerriero
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
Current Residence: Staten Island, N.Y.
Name: Patrick “Freight Train” Hargan
Job: UPS Delivery Driver
Hometown: East Greenville, Pa.
Current Residence: Flourtown, Pa.
Name: Scott Henry
Job: Construction Superintendent
Hometown: Orem, Utah
Current Residence: Ogden, Utah
Name: Iraida Mujica
Job: Transport Track Repair
Hometown: Miramar, Fla.
Name: Liz “Knuckles” Nichols
Job: Cement Mason
Hometown: Waltham, Mass.
Current Residence: Portland, Ore.
Name: Cyril “Zeus” Ontai III
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Name: Swifty Sanders
Hometown: East Chicago, Ind.
Current Residence: Merrillville, Ind.
Name: Merryl Tengesdal
Job: Retired Air Force Colonel who was a combat aviator for the Navy and Air Force.
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
Current Residence: Sacramento, Calif.
“Tough As Nails” is produced by Raquel Productions Inc. in association with Tough House Productions Inc. Created by Phil Keoghan and Louise Keoghan who are executive producers with Anthony Carbone.