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10.21.2021

CREW MEMBERS VISIT THE U.S. COAST GUARD, WHERE IT’S SINK OR SWIM IN A SEARCH AND RESCUE INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE, ON “TOUGH AS NAILS,” WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27

Facing Fear” – Crew members visit the U.S. Coast Guard, where it’s time to sink or swim in a search and rescue individual challenge, on the CBS Original series TOUGH AS NAILS, Wednesday, Oct. 27 (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. Phil Keoghan and Louise Keoghan are the creators and executive producers.

CHEAT TWEET: It’s sink or swim time on #ToughAsNail when the crews visit the U.S. Coast Guard, Wed. 10/27 on @CBS! 9/8c. Hosted by @PhilKeoghan https://bit.ly/3vG4Kzh

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

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

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Phil Keoghan on Twitter: @PhilKeoghan

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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