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Biggest Loser Reunion with 30 Contestants in Thanksgiving Where Are They Now Special

Whatever happened to your favorite Biggest Loser contestants? Well, wonder no more as this Thanksgiving Biggest Loser will air a two-hour special taking in to the private lives of many of the show’s alumni. More than 30 contestants will appear on “Where Are They Now” to show you how their weight loss has changed their lives and how they look today.

Growing as popular for its love stories as it has for its weight loss success stories, you’ll get to watch the romantic proposal of season 9′s Sam and Stephanie, who recently visited the brand new Biggest Loser Resort in Malibu with Daris George. Not only that, but get access to the recent Lake Tahoe wedding of season 5 at-home winner Bernie Salazar to Jennifer, the cousin of his teammate Brittany Aberle.

You’ll see that these Losers really do walk the walk when it comes to fitness, as 50 of them meet to take on the San Francisco Triathlon, which took place this past summer. Representatives from every season since 2 participated, including Tara Costa, Ed Brantley and Brady and Vicky Vilcan. Plus, see pretty-in-pink Ali Vincent and Sherry Johnston appear at the Biggest Loser 5K event in Myrtle Beach, powered by the slogan “Don’t compete…just complete.”
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4 Tips for Charity Walks from Biggest Loser Contestants

I was in Detroit this past weekend doing the Walk MS event, and guess who I found! Just a few of my friends from Biggest Loser 6.

Shellay, Amy, my dad Jerry, and I offer you a few tips to stay fit and comfortable on your next charity walk.


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Interview with Biggest Loser’s Jerry Skeabeck

If you are looking for the interview with week 4 eliminee, Ed Brantley, please click here.

Listen below for audio interview with Biggest Loser’s Jerry Skeabeck. To start the audio simply click the pink play button.

He became the victim of one of Biggest Loser: Families‘ first real twists of the season. Ali announced that only one team would fall below the yellow line, and that the elimination would have to take place between the family and send only one person home. jerry skeabeckWith Jerry Skeabeck‘s two-pound weight gain during his Week 3 weigh-in, he and daughter Coleen fell below that dreaded line. It quickly turned into one of the most emotional eliminations ever, comparable of that from season five with brothers Mark and Jay Kruger.

Jerry said it was just as difficult to go through as it was for us at home to watch, and they really did give it some serious thought as to which one of them would leave. He explained that his daughter was “hell-bent” on him staying there. Ultimately, they decided to send Jerry back to Cleveland, home of his beloved Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians. After his follow-up segment at the end of Biggest Loser last night, there’s no doubt that he’s making his daughter very proud, and will likely be around to walk her down the aisle just as she’d hoped.
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Biggest Loser 6: Jerry Skeabeck

Jerry Skeabeck shares the the yellow team with his daughter, Coleen Skeabeck, on Biggest Loser: Families.

Eliminated Week 3- Hear the Interview

jerry skeabeck

Age 51

Hometown Cleveland, OH

Occupation Police Sergeant

Biggest Loser: Families teammate Coleen Skeabeck, Daughter

Team Color Yellow

Trainer Jillian Michaels

Starting Weight 380

Final Weight 265

Total Loss -115

Percent Lost 30.26

Factoids

  • Has more life-threatening health issues than any contestant in the history of the show; Dr. Huizenga said he has “every risk factor in medicine.”
  • During week one, doctors only permitted him to exercise 30 minutes each day due to health concerns
  • Initial health screening showed his real age as 51; his health age is 76
  • Starts as heaviest man in the house
  • Gambled for $10,000 for highest percentage weight loss in Week 2, which put he and Coleen under yellow line for first time
  • Eliminated Week 3; gained two pounds at weigh-in
  • No longer taking four of the five cardiac medications he was upon arriving at Biggest Loser
  • After 15 years, no longer taking blood pressure medication

Quotes

  • “I definitely think Paul Bunyan created the Grand Canyon.”  – during Week 3 trip
  • “Next time you see me there will be a lot less of me physically, but I’ll have a bigger heart and a bigger mind.”

Videos

Other spellings: Jery, Gerry, Gery, Skibeck, Skeebeck, Skeaback, Skybeck, Sceabeck

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