Fans of The Challenge obtained some completely happy information on January 20 when OG competitor and three-time winner Derrick Kosinski introduced his engagement to his girlfriend of three years, Nicole Gruman. The 37-year-old Road Rules: X-Treme alum posted the information on his Instagram, sharing a photograph of himself and his fiance with the caption, “Ready for the following chapter…I really like you.”
In an interview with Us Magazine, the couple mentioned it occurred at Coopers Rock State Forest, the place they usually go mountain climbing collectively. “He had a arrange with rose petals in a coronary heart form, a ‘Marry Me’ signal and performed the track, ‘A Thousand Years,'” Nicole, 26, mentioned. “It was actually romantic and candy. I’m so excited for our future collectively.”
His fellow Challenge stars had been fast to supply their congratulations, with Cory Wharton, Paulie Calafiore, Darrell Taylor and plenty of others commenting their messages of assist on his publish. Veronica Portillo mentioned, “CONGRATS!!! So completely happy you set a hoop on her! I really like that you just discovered this sort of love.” Nehemiah Clark mentioned, “OH Snappp!!! Congrats brotha! It’s all brilliant from right here.”
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Derrick Opened Up About How the COVID-19 Pandemic Strengthened Their Relationship
Derrick, who has a 12-year-old son along with his ex-wife, instructed Us Magazine that his three-year relationship with Nicole, a nurse in Long Island, New York, turned even stronger in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. “She’s the true champ. I’ve been house recording podcasts whereas she’s been combating a real-life horror movie-like pandemic. I really like her, I’m pleased with her and I love her.”
He mentioned he has the utmost respect for “quiet and modest” healthcare staff who’ve labored exhausting with out complaining in the course of the pandemic, his fiance included.
Derrick mentioned Nicole is “stunning inside and outside — with or with out make-up” and better of all, she matches in completely along with his household. “Nicole and my son have an ideal relationship and snort collectively like two goofballs, taking turns making bizarre sounds and faces. I’m excited for a fun-filled future collectively.” According to the outlet, the 2 had been arrange by Challenge star Jenna Compono, who’s one in all Nicole’s closest buddies.
Derrick Now Hosts the ‘Challenge Mania’ Podcast, Appeared on 10 Seasons of The Challenge & Is a 3-Time Winner
Derrick is a legend within the Challenge world with a improbable file, having gone to 5 finals in ten Challenge seasons, successful three in whole. He received three seasons he appeared on in a row, The Inferno 3, The Island and The Ruins. The Road Rules alum has made it no secret that he’d prefer to return to The Challenge sooner or later as he’s now internet hosting the Challenge Mania podcast along with his co-host Scott Yager.
The podcast has been going robust for years, with the co-hosts interviewing everybody from the Challenge world and breaking down every episode after it airs. Derrick’s additionally briefly appeared on The Challenge: Vendettas when he was introduced in as a mercenary and confronted off in opposition to Joss Mooney in an iconic elimination battle.