After a number of months of intense challenges and eliminations, The Challenge: Double Agents‘ closing has began, with 4 groups competing in Iceland for an opportunity to win the grand prize and the title of Challenge champion.
The first a part of the two-part finale aired on Wednesday, April 14, and it noticed opponents operating a number of miles in harsh climate circumstances and full two checkpoints. After the episode aired, longtime host of the show TJ Lavin joined Aneesa Ferreira and Tori Hall on MTV’s Official Challenge Podcast to debate the season, closing challenges and his ideas on the show generally.
During this look, TJ revealed that he generally runs the ultimate challenges himself and also will check out some checkpoints or every day challenges all through every season.
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TJ Revealed That He Will Sometimes Run the Final Challenge & Ran Some Entire Final Challenges
On the podcast, Tori requested TJ the place he goes through the finals in between the checkpoints because the contestants are operating the ultimate and the show’s host mentioned, “Sometimes I’m operating the problem with you behind the scenes. Sometimes you do not even know the place I’m at and what I’m doing however one time I ran the entire whole closing earlier than all of you guys.” He mentioned, “I might run every little thing earlier than you.”
As an instance, TJ revealed that he simply ran the entire closing for the All Stars season that is presently airing on Paramount Plus. “The entire factor, every little thing,” he mentioned. He defined that he would often go do talking segments or return to the lodge however he did each a part of the ultimate, together with swimming and operating. He additionally defined:
A few instances I needed to meet you guys on high of a mountain, like in Namibia I ran up the sand mountain and like I used to be racing whoever was racing. You guys had been racing for cash, I’m racing simply to make it there, you realize…
They’re like, ‘TJ you gotta rise up there’, I used to be like ‘alright cool.’ And I ran up that factor and by the point I obtained there I used to be out of breath dying and all people simply met me there it was excellent. It was loopy.
He mentioned in his opinion, the toughest closing they’ve placed on was the one in Namibia, the place the War of the Worlds season occurred. That closing was gained by Turabi “Turbo” Çamkıran and noticed a number of contestants medically disqualified.
He Said He Got 3rd-Degree Burns on the Soles of His Feet While Testing a Portion of the ‘Final Reckoning’ Final
TJ additionally advised Tori and Aneesa that he generally gives enter on the finals if he thinks one thing is unattainable, however he is finally not in command of what occurs on the show. He mentioned for instance, in South Africa the place the Final Reckoning closing occurred, they wanted to work on the recent stones checkpoint.
He mentioned, “I walked throughout the recent stones earlier than all people obtained there and it was blistering scorching. And I do know that as a result of I obtained third-degree burns on my backside of my toes. And so then I put my socks again on and I simply suffered in silence.” He mentioned he advised the man in command of the checkpoint that it wasn’t attainable to do it with out burning your toes, and the individual in cost advised him that it is attainable if you happen to stroll slowly sufficient to tamp out to warmth.
TJ advised the cohosts that he then walked throughout it once more, burning his toes, and the producers requested him, “TJ, what are you doing?” And he replied, “I’m attempting it, trigger I can not have these dudes do it if my toes aren’t burned. And I did the entire thing, toes burned… And I am going, ‘dude that is unattainable. And my toes are burned proper now.’ They had been hurting like hell, and he goes, ‘oh I do not know what occurred.'”
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