In an unexpected twist, all fourteen of the players eliminated so far in this season’s The Biggest Loser will return to the ranch to surprise the final six contestants vying for the winning title. However, they’ll be making more than just a guest appearance as their self-discipline and determination off-screen will be put to the test.
Read on to find out what’s in store for next week’s episode of The Biggest Loser.
The 11th episode of season 5 focuses on the eliminated contestants as they weigh in and reveal how much effort they have put in on their own at home. At weigh in, the scale reveals the man and the woman who have lost the most weight and who eventually get to return to the game for another shot at the $250,000 grand prize.
The returning hopefuls vying for a second chance on the show are:
Bernardo Salazar, a 27-year-old teacher from Chicago, Illinois. He was eliminated on March 4. His partner Brittany Aberle,a 22-year-old hair stylist from San Jacinto, California, has so far avoided elimination and continues in the competition.
Husband and Wife
Curtis Bray, a 35-year-old graphic designer from Los Angeles, and wife Mallory Bray, a 36-year-old business owner. They were axed from the show on January 8.
Mother and Daughter
Bette Sue Burkland, a 53-year-old hairstylist from Mesa, Arizona and daughter Alison Vincent, a 32-year-old hairstylist. Both where eliminated on January 22.
Mother and Son
Jackie Evans, a 49-year-old CEO of a non-profit organization. She was eliminated on February 5, but her son Dan Evans, a 21-year-old musician from Frankfort, Illinois, has not yet been eliminated and continues on in The Biggest Loser.
Ex-wife and Ex-husband
Paul Marks, a 43-year-old Space Center employee from Rockledge, Florida. He was eliminated on February 19. His partner, ex-wife Kelly Fields, a 38-year-old nurse from Titusville, Florida, is also still in the competition.
Husband and Wife
Neill Harmer, a 28-year-old web developer from Bethany, Oklahoma, and Amanda Harmer, a 29-year-old teacher. They were sent home on January 15.
Jennifer Widder, a 22-year-old assistant director at a weight loss camp from River Edge, New Jersey. They were taken out of the show individually on January 29. Her BFF Maggie King, a 23-year-old counselor at a weight loss camp from Denville, New Jersey, has thus far successfully avoided elimination.
Mark Kruger, a 35-year-old aerial device sales representative from Dartmouth, Massachusetts. He was sent home on February 26. His brother Jay Kruger, a 31-year-old aerial device account manager from Bedford, Massachusetts has not yet been eliminated and is still in the competition.
Former Football Teammates
Trent Patterson, a 39-year-old security coordinator from Endicott, New York. He was axed from the show on February 12. His partner Roger Shultz, a 40-year-old associate athletic director from Enterprise, Alabama, has not been eliminated and will continue on for a chance to win.
Father and Daughter
Lynn Westphal, a 60-year-old interior decorator from Elyria, Ohio, and Jenni Westphal, a 31-year-old nanny from North Ridgeville, Ohio. Both were eliminated on January 1.
Catch this special episode of The Biggest Loser on Tuesday, March 11 at 8pm on NBC.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
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