clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bear Grylls’ new show combines Survivor with The Amazing Race

World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji will debut on Amazon

Survivor and The Amazing Race are two of the greatest reality series of our time, and they’ve now been combined into a single show in the form of World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji.

The new series, hosted by none other than the famous adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls, features 66 teams from 30 countries, all of whom must race non-stop over 671 kilometers for 11 days to reach the end of the course. Each team has four members; plus an assistant crew member (that’s 330 people racing in total). Teams must navigate the course by map and compass only without losing a single team member.

The season, which runs for 10 episodes, will include outrigger paddling, mountain biking, rappelling, climbing, whitewater rafting, pack rafting, and paddle boarding as competitors navigate all sorts of terrain. The trailer makes it clear that it’s going to be an exhausting ride. One competitor notes that he’s only had four hours of sleep in four days in his attempt to stay in the game.

Eco-Challenge Fiji begins streaming on Amazon on Aug. 14.

The next level of puzzles.

Take a break from your day by playing a puzzle or two! We’ve got SpellTower, Typeshift, crosswords, and more.