‘The Challenge 35’: One of the Game’s Biggest Players Is Sent Packing and He Knows Exactly Why

by Jeremy Spirogis
Johnny Devenanzio and Chris CT Tamburello

Season 35 of MTV’s The Challenge is already shaping as much as be probably the most thrilling but. In earlier seasons, actually skillful recreation gamers might skate by your entire season and by no means go into an elimination spherical, which actually wasn’t honest to the individuals who needed to struggle to maintain their spots. Now, with this new twist, everybody has to win an elimination to enter the ultimate, which means nobody will get a free go.

Johnny Devenanzio and Chris CT Tamburello
Johnny Devenanzio and Chris CT Tamburello | Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage

Last evening’s episode of The Challenge: Total Madness noticed probably the most well-liked gamers on the present being despatched residence, however he is aware of precisely what led to his demise.

What despatched (spoiler) residence

*Spoilers forward*

Last evening, a rookie despatched Challenge vet CT Tamburello residence. As Tamburello gained The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2, seeing him be despatched packing by Jay Starret was an enormous shock.

But his huge win was truly what led to his downfall.

“Coming onto this Challenge, and the mindset that I had…I acquired caught slipping!” Tamburello instructed HollywoodLife. “I was high on winning again. I was still on my victory tour and I didn’t have that bite, I felt like. You can’t win them all!”

“I think maybe I just got too comfortable on this one,” he mentioned. “That’s really what it was. Not that I didn’t care, because I always want to win. But, all I can say is, I just got caught slipping. It was a wake-up call for me. Now, I’ve had a lot of time in the off-season to get focused. I’m looking forward to coming back, if I get the opportunity.”

For the elimination competitors, Tamburello and Starret needed to undo blockades that they every made for one another however Tamburello acquired sloppy.

“I think when it came to tying the knots, I got careless,” he instructed the outlet. “From what I understand, I was coasting to the end with no problem, but at the very end, I was careless. There was a key point where he untied one thing and everything fell apart. It was a central point where all [the knots I made for him] untied at once. It was just careless. Like I said, it was a wake-up call. It’s time for me to get back in shape and come back with a chip on my shoulder and prove that I still got it!”

How is CT making ready for the following Challenge?

As a Challenge vet, Tamburello is aware of that you just at all times must be prepared for the following recreation so he’s already making ready for his subsequent shot on the winner title.

“I’m just eating right and being active,” he mentioned of how he’s coaching. “I think that’s really important. I’m not trying to put a smart car on my back in the gym anymore. One thing I’ve learned in these challenges is, it’s not about who’s the strongest — it’s about who can carry their own weight the longest. It’s about heart. It doesn’t matter how much you train. What are you training for? You can go to the gym a million times a day but it doesn’t help you when you get into an elimination and have to untie knots!”

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