15. Contestants get an emergency radio
After his stint on the show in 2015, Charlie Frattini revealed all to The Journal News. He explained that the camera crew weren’t allowed to help contestants out, but they did provide resources in case of real emergency. “You do get an emergency radio when they leave, but it could take something like an hour to get to you,” Frattini said. Not so reassuring…
14. Not everyone feels like they were edited fairly
Both Shane Lewis and Honora Bowen have taken issue with the way the show made them look. Lewis complained to the Daily Mail in 2013 that the show not revealing to viewers that he’d fractured three toes made him appear “pathetic.” And Bowen claimed on her blog that editors manipulated footage to make her look lazy and unpleasant.