‘Wipeout’ contestant useless after finishing impediment course
A contestant who competed on the impediment course actuality TV present “Wipeout” has died, Fox Information can verify.
The present’s manufacturing firm, Endemol Shine North America, confirmed the contestant’s demise in a press release on Friday. “We provide our heartfelt condolences to the household and our ideas are with them right now,” it learn.
A TBS spokesperson additionally informed Fox Information: “We’re devastated to have realized of his passing and our deepest sympathy goes out to the household.”
Manufacturing sources informed Fox Information the contestant required medical consideration after he accomplished the course on Wednesday and medical personnel tended to him on-site. The male contestant was later taken to the hospital the place he died, in keeping with TMZ.
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The supply added how the contestant was attended to by the present’s onsite emergency professionals and paramedics who’re current at each taping.
The supply added that every one “Wipeout” contestants “endure medical examinations” earlier than they’re cleared to take part within the impediment course.
As well as, there’s a “security crew current” at each present. The crew consists of two paramedics, two set medics, a paramedic coordinator, and a security producer.
The course added how manufacturing was paused yesterday and in the present day.
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“Wipeout” is getting the reboot remedy on TBS. The competitors sequence initially aired on ABC from 2008 to 2014.