Alone: Frozen contestant Woniya Thibeault has simply made historical past.
No lady within the historical past of the aggressive actuality journey collection Alone has ever gained earlier than — till the most recent season finale on Thursday, September 22.
Alone: Frozen, the spinoff of the unique HISTORY Channel collection, noticed some fan favorites from previous seasons of the present coming again for one more spherical of wilderness survival, this time on frozen Canadian soil — dropped off on the North Atlantic Coast of Labrador, Canada simply as winter arrived.
In Thursday’s ultimate episode, “The Bitter Finish,” simply two remained — Michelle Finn from Season 8 and Thibeault from Season 7. When Finn dropped out after 38 days, Thibeault formally made actuality TV historical past, leaving her because the final contestant standing. As long as she survived the complete 50 days, she would obtain the whole $500,000 money prize.
Different returning contestants this season included Greg Ovens (Season 3), Callie Russell (Season 7), Mark D’Ambrosio (Season 7), and Amós Rodriguez (Season 7).
The favored franchise asks survivalists to place their cash the place their mouth is and compete to outlive for 50 days, alone, in a distant location. That is the primary time the collection has left the contestants in frozen circumstances amongst a dense inhabitants of Polar Bears, creating an extra stressor that noticed the boys dropping like flies.
As an ancestral ability instructor in California, Thibeault is not any stranger to survivalism. Her official bio notes she set off this season with intentions “to discover how a lot connection, consolation and sustainability she will be able to obtain in a wild panorama, at the same time as she pushes her edges within the expertise.”
After being the primary lady to earn the title, we predict she simply surpassed this aim. Congrats, Woniya!