The fiercest competition on the planet, Exatlón United States , returns to Telemundo in a big way with a new season that premieres on Tuesday, January 26. With more drama, euphoria, agony and excitement, 24 athletes arrive willing to give their all in a tough showdown to win more than a million dollars in prizes. This season, the Famous Team (Red Team) and the Contending Team (Blue Team) will be made up of a combination of new entrants who come in search of glory alongside some contestants returning for a second chance at the title. The intense family reality show will feature surprising circuits that will test the physical and mental abilities of the participants in the biggest challenge of their lives. In this fifth edition, Frederik Oldenburg will be welcomed as a driver, who will be accompanied by sportscaster Marisela “Chelly” Cantu .

Who are the Team Famosos athletes returning for revenge?

The fifth season of Exatlon USA will feature 24 athletes, 12 brand-new warriors, and 12 returning for a rematch that could seal their fate. The six athletes returning to Team Famosos are:

Jacobo Garcia

Nicknamed the first “Tarzan” of the competition long before Elias, he is a handball player of Mexican origin, part of the United States national team.

Norma Palafox

21-year-old Mexican soccer player and member of the Chivas club in Guadalajara, Mexico. After watching Exatlon, Palafox decided to put her professional career on hiatus to participate in sports competition.

Nicole regnier

25-year-old professional soccer player from Colombia. Her passion for sports was born as a child when she lived in Italy. When her family returned to Colombia, Regnier began her professional career in the Colombian Under 17 league. In 2014 she joined the Atletico de Madrid women’s club and later in 2016 she was part of the Colombian national team with whom she represented the country. at the Rio Olympics. she recently decided to retire and is now training to be in the Iron Man competition.

Mack roesch

32-year-old American who is nicknamed the “king of obstacles.” Mack has conquered some of the strongest competitions on television such as the American Ninja Warrior and Broken Skulls. Although he does not speak Spanish, Mack does not see Exatlón as a challenge but as an opportunity for growth.

Eric Alexander

Eric Javier Alejandro is an athlete who represents Puerto Rico and who competes mainly in 400 meter hurdles. He was born in Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

Brenda castro

Brenda Castro was added to the Famosos team in the first season as a replacement for Janelly Farías in Week 9 of the competition.

Would Tommy Ramos be ready to return?

Although fans are asking that the beloved “Lord of the Rings”, Tommy Ramos, an emblem of the competition, return to Team Famosos for another chance, he confirmed that he has no plans to return to Exatlon USA, although he would love to. But he has already attended three times, and now is the time to be with his family. Don’t miss the video here!


The audience can enjoy the full episodes of  Exatlón United States  live starting Tuesday, January 26, or they can catch up through the Telemundo app   available on the  Google Play Store  and the  Apple Store  or by visiting  Telemundo.com . Fans can join the conversation on social media on  Facebook  Instagram  and  Twitter , as well as get exclusive content at Telemundo.com/Exatlon . 

Exatlón United States , produced by Acunmedya for Telemundo, is an adrenaline-charged program that seeks to find the participant with the strongest physical and mental abilities through a series of obstacle courses, extreme living conditions and total isolation from the rest of the world. .

 

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