Two finals within the historical past of “The Challenge” have had a twist permitting one sole winner to take all of the prize cash from their associate and each instances it was achieved, creating two iconic moments within the franchise’s historical past. As followers know, these two moments had been when Johnny Bananas Devenanzio took all the cash from his associate Sarah Rice after they gained “Rivals III” and when Ashley Mitchell took all the cash from her associate Hunter Barfield on the “Final Reckoning” end line.
One of the “Final Reckoning” finalists, Sylvia Elsrode, not too long ago shared that she is satisfied that she and her associate Joss Mooney really gained the ultimate however the producers wished to be sure that there was a successful workforce that may steal the cash from one another. To refresh followers’s recollections, Sylvia and Joss had been the runners-up that season, coming 40 seconds behind the winners, with Natalie Negrotti and Paulie Calafiore coming in third place. Cara Maria Sorbello and Marie Roda got here in fourth place.
Sylvia appeared on the “Challenge Mania” podcast and was requested by co-host Scott Yager about that season’s ultimate and money-stealing twist. He mentioned that Paulie and Natalie have since shared that they in all probability would not have stolen the cash from one another and Sylvia and Joss in all probability would not have both, then requested Sylvia “Do you suppose it is doable for a workforce that would not have taken the cash from one another to have gained this season?” She replied:
I do not suppose that that is what they wished. And I like all of the manufacturing, they’re nice, they bust their a**. But on the finish of the day, we’re making a TV show and I feel that had Joss and I possibly simply fought a bit of bit extra or threatened to steal the cash possibly we might have really gained.
In my coronary heart of hearts, and I like Ashley, however I actually imagine Joss and I did win that season. I feel the explanation why we did not win it publicly although was as a result of we weren’t gonna steal the cash from one another.
Sylvia Said There Was ‘No Way’ They Didn’t Actually Come in First
Sylvia was requested why she believed so firmly that she gained the ultimate with Joss and he or she replied that regardless of the pair stepping down from the platform problem and receiving the 2 grenades, they had been “forward in nearly each single leg of that ultimate.” She mentioned, “Even with the grenade thrown on us for the consuming portion of it we had been nonetheless in there. Even with [having to find the keys] to unwrap our chains we had been nonetheless forward. There’s simply no manner that we had been behind. There’s simply no manner.”
The “All Stars 3” competitor mentioned she understands the way in which the ultimate was edited it could not have appeared prefer it however she reiterated that there was “no manner” they weren’t forward. “I simply do not imagine we misplaced, I actually do not,” she mentioned.
If she had an opportunity to do the season over again, Sylvia mentioned she would have “completely” made it look like she and Joss hated one another. “Start an argument… I do not care, no matter I’ve to do to make it look like we’re not getting alongside,” she shared. She additionally mentioned she would not have agreed to step off the platform in that portion of the ultimate as a result of she mentioned that is the place it was made to appear like they misplaced the lead. “It’s simply irritating while you look again on it now,” she concluded, however mentioned, “it’s what it’s.”
Sylvia Said Amanda Garcia & Zach Nichols Would Have Won the Final If They’d Made It
Despite that, Sylvia informed co-hosts Scott and Derrick Kosinski that “Final Reckoning” was certainly one of her favourite seasons. She mentioned her total alliance, the Lavender Ladies, “we mainly ran that total show. We ran that total season… We by no means turned on one another and I feel that is one thing that basically made it as enjoyable for me because it was.”
Sylvia additionally revealed that she believes if Amanda Garcia and Zach Nichols hadn’t put themselves into elimination and misplaced, they might in all probability have gained the season. “Yes they hated every others’ guts however when it got here right down to competing within the precise challenges they had been killing it,” she shared. “They had been doing so effectively.” Sylvia additionally talked about that in the event that they gained they might have stolen the cash from one another and it will have been “large.”