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10.07.2021

CREW MEMBERS PUNCH IN FOR THEIR FIRST INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE, REPAIRING SNOW FENCES ON MT. BALDY, THE HIGHEST PEAK IN LOS ANGELES, ON “TOUGH AS NAILS,” WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13

Fight Tooth and Nail” – Crew members punch in for their first individual challenge, repairing snow fences on Mt. Baldy, the highest peak in Los Angeles, on TOUGH AS NAILS, Wednesday, Oct. 13 (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: On @ToughAsNailsCBS: Crew members punch in for their first individual challenge of the season: repairing snow fences on Mt. Baldy, L.A.’s highest peak, Wed. 10/13 9/8c on @CBS! Hosted by @PhilKeoghan. https://bit.ly/3FpFima

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