Round 8: The Razor's
challenges that you are about to read have been
designed, tested, supervised, and played by experienced
marksmen operating on a closed course. They are
extremely dangerous and should never be attempted by
anyone, anywhere, at any time.)
The remaining shots got tricky as
the competition got trickier. Kelly nails his shot, but gets
nominated for the elimination challenge anyway. He emerges
victorious, and Brad is sent home, leaving only nine.
The next morning... Rain. And lots of it.
Today, we're not working with a
firearm... Long before the gun, there was...
- Modern Throwing Knife (based on
historic Bowie knife).
Who amongst you will be able to pick up
this new skill? International Knife Throwing Hall of Famer Todd Abrams
will assist. The secret: do not muscle your way to the target. It's all
in the technique. JJ and Adam will have to compete in the next
challenge... and neither could hit the broad side of a barn. Iain, on
the other hand, is a ringer. On the Red Team, Kelly is known as "the
At the house, Tara gets a phone call from
her dad, who has been diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. Dad says to
stay in the competition and win.
Not only are you going to be tested on
your throwing ability, but also your balance. You'll throw knives while
balancing on a progressively narrower balance beam. Each player will
have two shots before switch-out. Quickest time wins. Blue Team must sit
three out, while Iain, JJ, and Adam will play.
Blue is first with a time of.... 3:05.
Red .... is only separated by five
seconds. Their final time... 3 minutes... 10 seconds. That was a
competition, but the BLUE TEAM WINS again!
With only three people going to
nomination, Denny is almost expectant to play in the Elimination
Challenge. Denny will have to pick is poison. Pete's never voted for
Kelly, and Kelly's never voted for Pete. That's not expected to change,
but if Kelly gets a vote, he's going to be livid.
So it's up to Denny to choose his
First time for both. Last time for one.
Meanwhile, Tara gets an emergency call
from her brother saying that her father has taken a turn for the worst,
and that the doctors and nurses say that they are only thinking a few
Tara really wants to stay here, but at
the same time... Family first. So with that said, Tara withdraws from
Denny and Peter will practice using...
- Modern Slingshot (based on a historic
You'll be shooting marbles at cans from
20 feet. John "Chief AJ" Huffer will assist.
In the challenge, you will use a
slingshot to shoot at 8-, 10-, and 12-inch targets from 20 feet away.
Each of you will have 20 marbles and 60 seconds. Most targets wins.
Denny and Peter will compete
simultaneously. And by a score of 7-5.... PETER.... is safe. Denny
Chapman has fired his last shot.
Next time, it's every man for himself as
we prepare for the season finale.
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