(CBS) – As hard as nails, the reality TV series that celebrates everyday Americans who get their hands dirty working long hours to make the country run, returns with 12 new contestants ready to test their strength, endurance, life skills and life skills. Their Mental Strength, premiering on Season 3, Wednesday, Oct.6 from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET / PT on CBS, and available to stream live and on-demand with Paramount +. The cast includes a fire captain, ragpicker, lineman, and blacksmith, among others. Phil Keoghan is the creator, host and showrunner.
These competitors who are the best of the best in their chosen trades and come from different walks of life, but all roll up their sleeves every day to earn a living honestly, will kick off the third season of Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base in Southern California, when the winner From the first season, Marine veteran Kelly “Murph” Murphy returns to lead the crews through a series of military-style challenges. Throughout the season, crews will need to complete their work at other renowned sites, including Mount Baldy, the highest peak in Los Angeles, the U.S. Coast Guard in San Pedro, and the Irwindale Speedway, a motorsport facility, leading to a competitor being crowned champion and winning the coveted As hard as nails belt. However, anyone who “withdraws” from individual competition can still win additional cash prizes in team competitions which continue throughout the season.
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“It is a privilege that we are now in the third season of As hard as nails and can continue to honor America’s hardest working people, the essential workers who have helped us through a truly difficult time, ”said Phil Keoghan, host and executive producer. “It feels good that this is a show for the people and about the people that we should all recognize and celebrate. While there is only one As hard as nails champion of individual competition, I think what viewers really gravitate towards, and what makes this show special, is the team competition and the legacy that is being built with Savage Crew and Dirty Hands. In a time when the world is so divided, it is good to see a group of people from all walks of life, who have never met before, come together and work together for a common goal.
The As hard as nails the competitors are:
Name: Kelsy reynolds
Job: Harvest sprayer
Hometown: Mansfield, Illinois.
Name: Christine connors
Hometown: Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Current residence: Glendora, California
Name: Takeru “Tak” Tanabe
Job: Site foreman
Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Current residence: Kona, Hawaii
Name: Jerome Kupuka’a
Job: Heavy equipment operator
Hometown: Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Current residence: Kapolei, Hawaii
Name: Lamar Edwin hanger
Hometown: Orange County, California
Current residence: Eastvale, California
Name: Lia Mort
Name: Kalimba Edwards
Job: Fire brigade captain
Hometown: Wallace, Neb.
Current residence: Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Name: Mike shaffer
Hometown: Brewerton, New York
Name: Elizabeth rillera
Job: Service provider
Hometown: Shelton, Washington.
Current residence: Olympia, Wash.
Name: Sarah Ham
Current residence: Queens, New York