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09.21.2021

PHIL KEOGHAN WELCOMES THE 12 NEW CREW MEMBERS TO CAMP PENDLETON MARINE CORPS BASE WHERE THEY COMPETE IN THEIR FIRST CHALLENGE, ON THE THIRD SEASON PREMIERE OF “TOUGH AS NAILS,” WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

 

Sept. 21, 2021

 

PHIL KEOGHAN WELCOMES THE 12 NEW CREW MEMBERS TO

CAMP PENDLETON MARINE CORPS BASE WHERE THEY COMPETE IN THEIR FIRST CHALLENGE, ON THE THIRD SEASON PREMIERE OF

TOUGH AS NAILS,” WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

 

Season One Winner Marine Veteran Kelly “Murph” Murphy Returns to

Kick Off the New Season

 

 

Ready for Battle” – Phil Keoghan welcomes the 12 new crew members to Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base in Southern California, where season one winner Marine Veteran Kelly “Murph” Murphy returns to kick off the new season and guide the crew through their first challenge: race to receive cargo dropped from a C-130 plane, on the third season premiere of TOUGH AS NAILS, Wednesday, Oct. 6 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. Phil Keoghan is the creator, host and executive producer/showrunner.

 

The TOUGH AS NAILS competitors are:

 

Name: Kelsy Reynolds

Job: Crop duster

Age: 30

Hometown: Mansfield, Ill.

 

Name: Christine Connors

Job: Ironworker

Age: 29

Hometown: Johnstown, Pa.

Current Residence: Glendora, Calif.

 

Name: Takeru “Tak” Tanabe

Job: Construction foreman

Age: 35

Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i

Current Residence: Kona, Hawai’i

 

Name: Jerome Kupuka'a

Job: Heavy equipment operator

Age: 48

Hometown: Ewa Beach, Hawai’i

Current Residence: Kapolei, Hawai’i

 

 

Name: Lamar Edwin Hanger

Job: Carpenter

Age: 54

Hometown: Orange County, Calif.

Current Residence: Eastvale, Calif.

 

Name: Lia Mort

Job: Jill-of-all-trades

Age: 54

Hometown: Lititz, Pa.

Current Residence: Richfield, Pa.

 

Name: Dequincey “Quincey” Walker

Job: Diesel mechanic

Age: 34

Hometown: Lamar, S.C.

Current Residence: Florence, S.C.

 

Name: Kalimba Edwards

Job: Fire captain

Age: 43

Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minn.

 

Name: Mike Shaffer

Job: Lineman

Age: 32

Hometown: Brewerton, N.Y.

 

Name: Elizabeth Rillera

Job: Contractor

Age: 37

Hometown: Shelton, Wash.

Current Residence: Olympia, Wash.

 

 

Name: Sarah Ham

Job: Cement mason

Age: 30

Current Residence: Queens, N.Y.

 

Name: Alfredo “Alfie” P. Rivera

Job: Construction supervisor

Age: 55

Hometown: Santiago, Chile

Current Residence: Lilburn, Ga.

 

TOUGH AS NAILS is produced by Raquel Productions Inc. in association with Tough House Productions Inc. Created by Phil Keoghan and Louise Keoghan who are executive producers.

 

CHEAT TWEET: 12 new crew members begin their journey to find out who is #ToughAsNails when the third season kicks off from Camp Pendleton, #ToughAsNails, Wed. 10/6 on @CBS! 9/8c. Hosted by @PhilKeoghan. https://bit.ly/3EFj3rV

 

Photos are available on https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment/shows/tough-as-nails/photos

 

Website: https://www.cbs.com/shows/tough-as-nails

 

Twitter: www.twitter.com/toughasnailscbs

 

Instagram: @toughasnails

 

CBS Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/CBSTweet

 

CBS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CBS

 

Phil Keoghan on Twitter: @PhilKeoghan

 

Phil Keoghan on Instagram: @philiminator

 

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Press Contacts:

Christine Park

818-655-1597

christine.park@cbs.com

Mallory Mason

818-655-1596

mallory.mason@cbs.com

 

Photo Contact:

Gail Schulman

212-975-0897

gail.schulman@cbs.com

 

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