Wipeout Contestant Dies After Finishing Impediment Course


A contestant on the forthcoming Wipeout replace has died. 

Per TMZ, a male contestant handed away on Wednesday after going into cardiac arrest following the completion of one of many present’s impediment programs. 

The unidentified contestant felt unwell after finishing the course, and required medical consideration and was handled by on-site emergency professionals. 

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Paramedics have been referred to as to the set of the collection and the contestant was taken to an area hospital. 

The entire Wipeout contestants must go strict medical examinations to ensure they’re wholesome to take part on the collection. 

“We’re devastated to have discovered of his passing and our deepest sympathy goes out to the household,” a TBS spokesperson stated in a press release, whereas Distribution firm Endemol Shine North America additionally commented on the information, saying:


“We provide our heartfelt condolences to the household and our ideas are with them right now.”

The collection is at the moment on a deliberate hiatus from filming for the Thanksgiving vacation, however is about to return to manufacturing at an undisclosed time after. 

TBS introduced it will be rebooting Wipeout in April, ordering 20 new episodes, and revealing there can be some vital modifications from the unique iteration of the collection. 

John Cena and Nicole Byer are set to host. 

“In my a few years of manufacturing, Wipeout stays my all-time favourite,” collection creator Matt Kunitz stated in a press release on the time the collection was ordered. 

“Wipeout is a uncommon present beloved by each youngsters and adults, a real co-viewing expertise. With a robust concentrate on comedy, there isn’t a higher community for Wipeout’s return than TBS.”

“Now greater than ever is the time to assemble household and tune-in to a fiercely wild and undeniably partaking viewing expertise that mixes athletic motion with hilarious antics,” stated Brett Weitz, Normal Supervisor, TNT, TBS and truTV.

“We’re honored to associate with Endemol Shine to current a reimagined tackle this universally beloved franchise that retains audiences of all ages glued to the display.”

Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.

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