Surviving within the wild with none fashionable facilities is a talent most of us can solely dream of possessing. But, there’s a particular group of people that discover a sure attraction in dwelling off the land. ‘Alone’ pits such weathered survivalists towards one another and challenges them with the duty of surviving essentially the most variety of days in full wilderness.
The contestants are allowed to decide on ten particular issues to convey alongside within the journey. They’re then dropped off individually and are left to fend for themselves. To additional enhance the realism, the present refuses a TV crew and as an alternative fees the contestants to self-document their expertise. With season 8 now upon us, let’s check out the earlier winners and the place they’re now, we could?
Season 1: Alan Kay
Season 1 winner, Alan Kay, survived for 56 days within the wild. After successful the present, Alan famous that it took time for him to settle again into fashionable life. When Alan appeared on the present, he was already married and had youngsters. Studies declare that since then, Alan has gone via a divorce. There are additionally speculations about Alan relationship ‘Alone’ season 2 participant Nicole Apelian with him even that includes on Nicole’s Instagram profile.
Nevertheless, even with some stories claiming that they’re collectively, the rumor continues to be unsubstantiated. At current, Alan Kay owns and operates Wildland Research Group, via which he holds lessons on survival coaching, how one can keep ready, and self-defense. Alan travels round america, internet hosting lessons somewhere else, and may even be contacted via electronic mail for extra info.
Season 2: David McIntyre
David McIntyre introduced house the season 2 prize after surviving for 66 days within the wilderness. After successful the competitors, David fell again to his on a regular basis life. He took up public talking and preaching together with imparting his bushcraft information via programs on YouTube. He additionally appeared in varied occasions and reveals to share his expertise and impart his information on survivalism.
Furthermore, David can also be a profitable writer and has written a post-apocalyptic fiction collection referred to as ‘The Fall.’ In 2020, David and his household went via laborious instances when his daughter, Erin McIntyre, fell severely ailing and needed to resort to fundraisers to assist assist her. When Covid-19 took the world by storm in 2020, David McIntyre spoke to WZZM about how the survival expertise he used to win season 2 may assist folks settle into the brand new regular.
David additionally conversed about how being totally alone within the wilderness affected his psychological state and suggested how folks can escape that stage whereas training social distancing. Since David stopped utilizing social media in 2020, his present whereabouts are unknown. Nevertheless, plainly the skilled survivalist resides out his days in personal, away from prying eyes.
Season 3: Zachary Fowler
Season 3 noticed the contestants dropped into the wilderness of Patagonia, Argentina. Zachary Fowler survived for a formidable 87 days and was declared the winner. After successful ‘Alone,’ Zachary used a part of his prize cash to purchase a brand new automotive for his spouse. Moreover, to make issues simpler for his household, Zachary additionally paid off his money owed and talked about that he deliberate to assemble a home. Sadly, in Could 2018, Zachary and his spouse, Jami Fowler, obtained formally divorced.
Jami later talked about that she needed to undergo numerous strain and melancholy after shedding her brother whereas Zachary was away on ‘Alone.’ Regardless that they tried to reconcile after the present, they might by no means convey their relationship again to the place it was. Nevertheless, the couple did determine to take care of a pleasant relationship and co-parent their youngsters. At current, Zachary runs a broadly profitable YouTube channel and attracts viewers in along with his charming persona. His movies supply useful survival tips and suggestions, albeit in a hilarious method. He additionally focuses numerous his content material on slingshot-based actions.
Season 4: Jim and Ted Baird
Jim and Ted saved up the thrilling life even after their time on the present. Jim Baird undertook some dangerous journeys, together with a solo journey down the harmful Kesagami river. He additionally began writing for a number of well-known publications and has produced just a few video collection alongside his brother. Alternatively, Ted now works as a videographer and photographer who has contributed to a number of publications and broadcasters, together with BBC and Cineflix.
Jim and Ted saved up the thrilling life even after their time within the present. Jim Baird undertook some dangerous journeys, together with a solo journey down the harmful Kesagami river. He additionally began writing for a number of well-known publications and has produced just a few video collection alongside his brother. Alternatively, Ted now works as a videographer and photographer who has contributed to a number of publications and broadcasters, together with BBC and Cineflix.
In 2018, the brothers launched a restricted unique collection on the community BeAlive. By way of the collection, the brothers wished to showcase their first-hand experiences to their followers. Jim Baird is now married to Tori, and the couple is proud mother and father to their son. Ted, too, shares his love for the wilderness along with his spouse, Heather. The couple usually goes on adventures and put up their experiences on social media. They don’t have any youngsters however co-parent their cute pooch, Bella. Each brothers additionally run separate YouTube channels via which they share their tales in addition to suggestions and tips about survivalism.
Season 5: Sam Larson
The youngest participant to win ‘Alone,’ Sam Larson, survived for 60 days to assert the prize cash in season 5. Sam’s spouse, Sydney, was already pregnant with their first youngster when Sam was away surviving in Vancouver Island. Two months after Sam returned house, the couple welcomed their firstborn, Alaska.
At current, Sam and his spouse are proud mother and father to 3 youngsters, together with Alaska. They gave delivery to a daughter in 2018 and another son in 2020. Sam is a household man, and his social media is a testomony to the love he holds for his household. Furthermore, Sam additionally loves imparting information and holds common lessons on survivalism and bushcraft.
Season 6: Jordan Jonas
Season 6 winner Jordan Jonas survived for 77 days out within the wild. Like lots of his co-participants, Jordan now runs varied programs on adventurism and survivalism. He additionally has a profitable YouTube channel via which he loves sharing his experiences and palms out small recommendations on surviving within the wild. Furthermore, Jordan runs a small store via his personal web site, the place he sells just a few custom-made memorabilia. He has additionally been featured in a number of publications and podcasts, together with ‘The Joe Rogan Expertise’ and a current function within the well-known searching journal ‘Trendy Huntsman.’
He’s fortunately married to his spouse, Janahlee, and the couple is proud mother and father to their fantastic youngsters. Jordan’s complete household shares his love for the outside and infrequently partake in his adventures. His love for his spouse and kids could be gauged from a heartfelt put up on Instagram the place he said, “Time on Alone, time away from household and freed from distraction, gave me loads of time to consider what’s necessary as soon as all the things else is stripped away. Maybe you may study from my expertise – it turns into clear on the market that not a lot is extra helpful than to spend centered time with the household and family members.”
Season 7: Roland Welker
Season 7 challenged every participant to spend 100 days within the wild to be able to be topped victorious. Roland Welker rose to the problem and managed to beat it, making him the one contestant to have survived for 100 days on ‘Alone.’ After his stint on ‘Alone,’ Roland took a break from his life within the wild and selected to spend a while along with his father who lives in Central Pennsylvania. At current, Roland is again in his pure habitat placing his professional expertise in trapping and searching expertise to make use of.
Aside from being featured in a number of podcasts and publications, Roland additionally seems in a number of occasions via which he goals to encourage others by sharing his experiences. Energetic on all social media platforms, Roland additionally has an lively YouTube channel with content material a survival lover will get pleasure from. He has additionally expressed his want to arrange tenting journeys in Alaska and Pennsylvania to get acquainted with individuals who share his love for the outside. Life within the wild holds a sure appeal for Roland, and it appears like he gained’t be letting go of it anytime quickly.
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