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The first season Kelsi Nielsen and Wipeout Canada will appear as a host.

Episode 1: Hello, AmericaEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Sweeper Dizzy Dummy Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 Arthur "Jazzhands" Sevcik6th (02:02.4) 6th 2nd Winner (02:40.70)
2 Jessi "Go Go Dancer" Duran12th (02:26.4) 3rd 4th 2nd Place (05:36.77)
3 "Police Academy Grad & Rookie Cop" Nick Leland
(Age: 24)
5th (01:59.2)* 2nd 3rd 3rd Place (05:43.60)
4 "Mouth of the South" Travis Mitchell 1st (01:55.6)* 4th 1st Ran Out of time
5 "Sheriff" Kevin Ashmuhs 7th (2:14:5) 5th Eliminated
6 "Candyman" Andrew Ritter
(Age: 19)
3rd (1:57.3:2) $1,000 Quit and left with $1,000*
7 "Pastor" Jerry Huson11th (2:25:0) Eliminated
David Anderson 2nd (1:56:0) Eliminated
Glenn-Marie Endris 9th (2:15:8) Eliminated
"Be The Ball" Ruben Sears 4th (1:58:9) Eliminated
Amy Kline
(Age: 23)
10th (2:19:4) Eliminated
"Triathlete" Kim Beetlestone8th (2:14:9) Eliminated

* Andrew Ritter was the first contestant to quit on Wipeout.

Episode 2: All Work And No PlayEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Sack Sweeper Tennis Dreadmill All-Male Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 "Skateboarder" Jim Wakefield
(Age: 20)
3rd (01:33.9)* $1000 1st (01:00.79) Winner (07:34.55) ($51,000)
2 "Masseur" David Goryl5th (01:59.1) 4th 4th (04:36.14)*** 2nd Place (08:50.79)****
3 "Father of Two" Darrin Miller
(Age: 37)
1st (01:19.3)** 5th 3rd (04:35.10) Ran Out of time
4 "Ladies' Man" Joey Byham
(Age: 19)
4th (01:34.6) 6th 2nd (01:07.13) Quit******
5 "Breakdancer" Ingel Catindig 2nd (01:32.5)** 3rd Finished but Didn't Qualify (04:36.20)
6 "Neon Blonde" Kelly Duffy
(Age: 23)
9th (02:30.4) 2nd Quit******
7 Gayla "Don't Call Me A Cougar" Johnson 7th (2:19:8) Eliminated
"Personal Trainer" Alyssa Grube 6th (2:09:7) Eliminated
"Mother of Five" Jessica Burd 11th (2:35:0) Eliminated
"Cheerleader" Donald Pietranczyck***** 12th (2:49:7) Eliminated
"Genius" Ronni Peck
(Age: 27)
10th (2:31:9) Eliminated
Carin "Crazy Fingers" Chea 8th (2:23:3) Eliminated
  • Notes: Jim Wakefield holds the fastest time on the Slippery Stairs to date. Darrin Miller became the first person to clear the Block Swing, with Ingel Catindig becoming the second. David Goryl became the first and only contestant to swear on the show without being bleeped. Donald Pietranczyk was the first cheerleader to appear on Wipeout. Kelly Duffy was the second contestant to quit on Wipeout; later, Joey Byham became the third. This episode was the only episode in the first season to contain four male competitors in the Wipeout Zone. This episode contained some spins on the Wipeout Zone, they added foam to the Killer Surf and added the Waterfall Wall.

Episode 3: Where's The Pole?Edit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Toothbrush Sweeper Dizzy Dummy Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 'Teenage Ninja' Kyle Adler
(Age: 19)
3rd (01:41.5) $1000 1st Winner (03:23.03) ($51,000)
2 'Mortgage Broker 'Nick Louis' 1st (01:36.2) 4th 3rd 2nd Place (09:33.99)
3 Ariel 'Never Been Kissed' Tweto
(Age: 20)
9th (02:25.1)* 6th 4th 3rd Place (15:57.93)
4 'Ridiculously Good-Looking' Neil Smith
(Age: 29)
7th (02:09.0) 3rd 2nd Late Finish (16:03.81)**
5 'Law School Wannabe' Chris Lekawa
(Age: 23)
8th (2:11:5) 5th Eliminated
6 'Personal Trainer' Jarran Joshu 2nd (01:40.4) 2nd Sick***
7 Dalmar Montgomery 4th (1:41:8) Eliminated
Will Rideau 6th (1:45:2) Eliminated
'The Pole Murderer' Mike Pyszczynski 12th (3:29:1) Eliminated
'Jersey Girl' Jennifer Tapiero 11th (3:25:7) Eliminated
'Fit Model' Dena DePompa 10th (3:21:9) Eliminated
Vanessa Berghorn
(Age: 19)
5th (1:42:0) Eliminated
  • Notes: Ariel Tweto became the first person ever to successfully cross the Big Balls, however, in the pole vault failed to see the pole in front of her and jumped into the water, completely missing it. Jarran Joshu became the first person ever to throw up on Wipeout. Tara Ferrell is the only person ever to clear the Pole Vault. The Dizzy Dummy round had an extra spin to account for Jarran throwing up. Kyle Adler was the only one to make part of the Doughnut Run in the Qualifier. The Sucker Punch had no handles in this episode.

Title Quotation from: Ariel Tweto (See above notes), Mrs. Puff

Episode 4: Flip, Flop, Flip, FlopEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Sweeper Dodgeball Dreadmill Flipper Flop Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 "Fitness Fanatic" Marc Natividad
(Age: 43)
1st (01:41.7) 5th 2nd (01:39.11) Winner (08:23.10)
2 "Silver Fox" Robert Schweitzer
(Age: 49)
7th (02:15.1) 3rd 1st (01:42.15)** 2nd Place (11:35.02)
3 "Warrior" Saye Yabendah
(Age: 26)
12th (03:26.6) 4th 4th (01:10.71) Ran Out of time
4 "Mama's Boy" Gabriel Lawrence
(Age: 26)
8th (02:30.1) $1000 3rd (01:27.81) Quit and left with $1,000****
5 Keith 'Muddy Beard' Biondi 9th (02:37.0) 2nd Eliminated (01:09.88)
'Soccer Mom' Gwenisha Robinson 6th (02:02.3)* 6th Eliminated (01:00.52)
7 Taylor Johnson
(Age: 19)
3rd (01:45.0) Eliminated
Cheryl 'The Flight Attendant' Kazel 2nd (01:41.8) Eliminated
Grace 'The Waitress' Matias 11th (02:49.5) Eliminated
'Newlywed' Kat Negrete 4th (01:49.9) Eliminated
'The Terminator' Rado Pagac 10th (02:47.7) Eliminated
Philip Ventimiglia 5th (02:02.0)*** Eliminated
  • Notes: Gwenisha Robinson became the first person ever to cross the Sucker Punch successfully. Saye Yabendah took the longest time on the Dreadmill to date. Philip Ventimiglia became the first person ever to cross the Tumble Tubes. Gabriel Lawrence became the fourth contestant to quit on Wipeout. Nobody was able to pass the Wall Swing or the Big Balls this episode.
  • Title reference: The Dreadmill Flipper Flop course in the 3rd round.

Episode 5: All BallsEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Hoop Sweeper Mexican Dizzy Dummy Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 "Jock" Casey O'Farrell
(Age: 20)
3rd (01:38.7) $1000 4th Winner (05:30.51) ($51,000)
2 "1-word Model" Dana Jamison
(Age: 18)
5th (02:16.1) 3rd 3rd 2nd Place (06:26.28)
3 "Chinese Acrobat" David Matz
(Age: 24)
4th (01:47.8) 2nd 1st 3rd Place (08:27.01)
4 "Nerd Gamer" Jeremy Olson
(Age: 20)
1st (01:14.5)* 5th 2nd Ran Out of time
5 "Ball-loving Weird-o" Ben Kronberg 2nd (01:36.0)* 4th Eliminated
6 "Crunch Time" Jacob Mann 11th (03:28.8) 6th Quit (Dizzy stomach)**
7 "Tiny" John Ames 10th (03:10.6) Eliminated
Jodi Elliot 8th (02:48.2) Eliminated
"Narcissist" Richard Gale 12th (03:31.2) Eliminated
Katie Graham 6th (02:26.8) Eliminated
Jessica Horton 7th (02:45.3) Eliminated
"Competitive Eater" Shawn Kirby
(Age: 43)
9th (03:06.8) Eliminated
  • Notes: Jeremy Olson and Ben Kronberg became the second and third persons ever to successfully cross the Big Balls. Ben Kronberg currently holds the title as the only contestant ever to succeed on the Ball Swing. Before the start of the Dizzy Dummy, the six remaining contestants were given a Mexican lunch, and Jacob Mann quit before the start of the second game due to stomach dizziness, making him the fifth competitor to quit on Wipeout. James and Willa Simpton became the first married couple to compete on Wipeout. Richard Gale was the only one to make part of the Dirty Balls. The Wipeout Zone was quite different, they replaced the waterfall wall with the rope wall, and the Killer Surf was an 'Your Choice' theme, you could either go on a sled, matress or on your back. The Simptons were the first couple to complete on a not couples episode.


  • Title reference: The All-balls qualifying round.

Episode 6: Mr. Record BreakerEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Crowbar Sweeper Wrecking Ball Dreadmill Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 'Mr.' Charles Zaucha 1st (01:32.9)*** 3rd 1st (02:34.31) Winner (06:22.56)
2 'Geek' Robert Duff
(Age: 19)
5th (02:09.2) $1000 3rd (01:33.23) 2nd Place (16:49.44) ($1,000)
3 'Animal Lover' Jessica Bertoni
(Age: 25)
4th (01:52.8)* 6th 4th (01:23.78) Ran Out of time
'Below the Belt' John Curtis
(Age: 32)
6th (02:11.4) 4th 2nd (01:36.97) Ran Out of time
5 'Fashion Designer' Timothy Ton 3rd (01:49.1)*** 5th Eliminated (01:05.10)
'B-boy' Chris Kinyon
(Age: 27)
2nd (01:39.5) 2nd Eliminated (:21.35)**
7 Lili Asvar 10th (03:44.6) Eliminated
Yolanda Ezeil 8th (02:34.0) Eliminated
'Loan Specialist' Tyler Jorgenson 9th (03:00.9) Eliminated
Toni Robinson
(Age: 27)
11th (03:46.8) Eliminated
Christa 'Personal Trainer' Wiktorski 7th (02:12.0) Eliminated
'Software Developer' Matthew Thies
(Age: 35)
12th (03:56.9) Eliminated
  • Notes: Jessica Bertoni became only the second person ever to clear the Sucker Punch, and later became the only person ever to complete the Field Goal Swing successfully. Chris Kinyon ducked when the wrecking ball was seven feet above him, but can't get up, with a finishing time of 21.35 seconds, the worst time on any Dreadmill. Charles Zaucha became the first person to clear to the Buoy Run, with Timothy Ton becoming the second. Despite having a better time than Matthew, Toni, and Lili, Erwin Milan didn't advance. This episode, all of the Wipeout Zone was covered in foam.

Episode 7: The WipeysEdit

Wipey Award Winner Runners-up
Best Sucker Punch Jessica Trevethick (Week 4) Dana Jamison (Week 5), James Simpton (Week 5), Jessica Bertoni (Week 6), Craig Johnson (Week 2)
Best Sweeper Week 2

(everyone but Jim Wakefield)

Week 1 (3 sweeps), Week 3 (3 sweeps), Week 6 (2 sweeps)
Best Wipeout on a Non-obstacle Natalie Murdock (Week 2) Margie Stubbs (Week 1), Brandon Bermudez (Week 5), Carrie Wynes (Week 8), Andrew Pagana (Week 2)
Favorite Contestant Ariel "Where's the pole?" Tweto (Week 3) Sandy Bowls (Week 6), Travis Mitchell (Week 1), Keith Biondi (Week 4), Jessi Duran (Week 1)
Dizziest Dummy Jarran Joshu (Week 3) Chris Lekawa (Week 3), Jessi Duran (Week 1)
Best Guest Obstacle Wrecking Ball

(Dreadmill, Week 6)

The Crowbar (Sweeper, Week 6), Tennis Balls (Dreadmill,Week 1), Sacks (Sweeper, Week 2)
Best Telestration "The Cheerleader" (Week 2) "Sweeper Dodgeball Instructions" (Week 4), "Tuesday Night in Jersey" (Week 1), "The Wrecking Ball" (Week 6), "Joey Byham" (Week 2), "The Hoop" (Week 5)
Best Big Balls Wipeout Chris Lekawa (Week 3) Chris Kinyon (Week 6), Gwenisha Robinson (Week 4), Gayla Johnson (Week 2), Christa Wiktorski (Week 6)
Best Romance Ben Kronberg, the Big Balls,

and the Ball Swing (Week 5)

Ariel Tweto and a Crazy Beam (Week 3), Jessica Bertoni and the Wrecking Ball (Week 6)
Best Dance Jim Wakefield (Week 2) Ingel Catandig (Week 2), Neil Smith (Week 3), Arthur Sevcik (Week 1)
Best Battle Cry Nancy Novak (Week 1) Saye Yabandeh (Week 4), Kyle Adler (Week 3), Victoria Redstall (Week 1), David Goryl (Week 2)
Lifetime Achievement The Big Balls The Sweeper, The Spinner, The Sucker Punch
Best Wipeout Jacob Mann (Week 5) Erwin Milan (Week 6), John Curtis (Week 6), Toni Robinson (Week 6)
  • This episode contained an awards show style presentation of past moments from the previous episodes. Other Notable Awards included Most Calm and Collected: Anita Lavi; Best Spazout: David Goryl; Most Unintelligible Comment: Nick Louis; Most Eligible Bachelor: Joey Byham; Best Skid Mark: Jen Svedja; Best Soap Opera Moment: David Goryl and Ingel Catandig; Best Sideline Reporter: Jill Wagner; Best Purple Tracksuit: Bryan Sayas; and Best "Put a Fork in Me" Moment: Margie Stubbs.

Title reference: A spoof of the annual Emmy Awards.

Episode 8: Wipeout O-PhobicEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier The Crusher Dizzy Dummy Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 "Fire-dancer" Richard Mendoza 2nd (01:53.2) 2nd 1st Winner (10:55.56)
2 "Foot-phobic" April Robles 1st (01:48.8)* $1000 3rd 2nd Place (16:46.53) ($1,000)
3 "Marine" Carlos Moreno 5th (01:55.3) 6th 2nd Ran Out of time
4 "Firefighter" Michael Bertrand 3rd (01:53.7) 3rd 4th Quit**
5 "Human Siren" Shane Johnson 4th (01:55.0) 5th Eliminated
"Motormouth" Tory Mell 9th (03:00.3) 4th Eliminated
7 "Professor" Calvin Bonds 10th (04:22.4) Eliminated
"Chick in the Mud" Gina Capelli 6th (01:55:6) Eliminated
"Lady in the Doughnut" Brittany Gilman 11th (04:33.9) Eliminated
"Pilot" Larry Hanes 12th (05:22.7) Eliminated
"Woman in Mid-air" Jessye Liebow 7th (02:00.8) Eliminated
"Pro Surfer" Jenny Quam 8th (02:02.1) Eliminated
  • Notes: April Robles became the first person ever to win both the Qualifier and the Sweeper, as well as holding the second best time in the Qualifier, and becoming only the second person ever to cross the Topple Towers. Richard Mendoza became the first person to win both Dizzy Dummies and the Wipeout Zone. Larry had the worst time of anyone who advanced to the Sweeper in Season 1. Larry, Brittany, and Calvin did worse than Colleen Smith, but she didn't advance, in a situation reminiscent to Erwin Milan in episode 6. Michael Bertrand became the sixth competitor to quit on Wipeout. The Sucker Punch had a twist this episode, instead of boxing gloves, they were replaced with shoes and called the 'Butt Kicker'. No one made the Block Swing, at the end of the Qualifier, the closets person was Carlos Moreno, only hitting one block.

Episode 9: The Special EpisodeEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Sweeper Daunting Cookie Cutter All-New Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 Christian Readyhoff "The Rocket Scientist" 3rd (01:10.0)****** Survived 2nd (04:13.68) Winner (:55.88)**
2 Scott "Face-plant" Kessler 8th (01:56.9)******* Survived 1st (04:04.00) 2nd Place (02:03.84)*******
3 "Suddenly Slim" Mich Rohner 12th (02:26:9)****** Survived 3rd (04:30.37) 3rd Place (02:59.83)
4 Katie Mayfield "The Pro Cheerleader" *****2nd (01:01.3) Survived 4th (04:51.52) Late Finish***
5 Andrew Long "The Wolverine" 10th (02:00.4) Survived Eliminated (05:13.74)
"105-pound Little" Paul Martin 11th (02:20.2) Survived Eliminated (05:52.19)
Daniel Drew "The Hot Sauce Guy"
(Age: 24)
9th (01:59.8)****** Survived Eliminated (07:29.21)
8 Nick Ballard "The Football Player" 1st (:59.4)* Survived Ran Out of time
9 Angela Bruson 5th (01:11.7) Eliminated
Monte Cook "With His Sore Butt"
(Age: 53)
16th (02:29.2) Eliminated
Karen Helm 6th (01:12.1) Eliminated
"Dog Trainer" Mindy Fortune 4th (01:10.8) Eliminated
"Police Officer" Steve Romero 13th (02:27.9) Eliminated
Eddie Shapiro 15th (02:29.0)******* Eliminated
"Triathlete" Shelly Williams 7th (01:22.3) Eliminated
"Ol' Timer" Rick Wilson
(Age: 54)
14th (02:28.6) Eliminated
  • Notes: Thirty-two contestants competed in this episode, with sixteen advancing to the Sweeper. After eight contestants were eliminated in the Sweeper, the round simply ended. If the episodes are classed chronologically, Nick Ballard "The Football Player" holds the fastest time ever on the Qualifier, and became the first contestant to clear the Big Balls. Christian Readyhoff "The Rocket Scientist" holds the fastest time ever in the Wipeout Zone, and becomes the first contestant ever to finish the Wipeout Zone faster than the Qualifier. He was also the only one not to crawl on the Blastoff (he WALKED to victory instead). Although she ran out of time, "Pro Cheerleader" Katie Mayfield still finished the Wipeout Zone. She is a cheerleader for the Baltimore Ravens, and is the first person ever to have a perfect Qualifier. Daniel Drew "The Hot Suace Guy" and "Suddenly Slim" Mich Rohner were the first and second contestants to slide down Human Pinball perfectly. Later, Christian Readyhoff "The Rocket Scientist" became the third and final contestant to cross the Leap of Faith successfully. Although not shown in the episode, Eddie Shapiro was the first contestant ever to clear the Sucker Punch. There are 8 more contestants than normal Wipeout (2008 U.S. game show)s. Scott "Face-plant" Kessler nearly missed the landing platform after jumping off the Spinner, but he climbed up, resulting in the loss of "Suddenly Slim" Mich Rohner. He also face-planted onto the second Big Ball during his run on the Qualifier, causing him to bleed. Karla Guy was the competitor to have the remaining distance for the Leap of Faith, which is, say, 75'.

Episode 10: Youth Over BeautyEdit

Competition: Finals
Week: Qualifier Triple Threat Sweeper Roadwork Dreadmill Storm Wipeout Zone
Place Contestant Result
1 'Punk Rocker' Kyle Sullivan (Age: 18) 3rd (01:42.2) $1000 1st (01:51.81) Winner (03:35.26)** ($51,000)
2 Sam 'The Champ' Mohan (Age: 20)**** 4th (01:55.8) 6th 3rd (:53.89) 2nd Place (06:01.21)
3 'Loonybird' Brent Williams*** (Age: 63) 7th (02:36.0) 4th 4th (:52.08) 3rd Place (12:34.48)*
4 'Xtreme Kiwi' Phil Somerville (Age: 37) 1st (01:21.6) 3rd 2nd (01:49.81) Injured (Left Shoulder)*****
5 'Semi-Pro Baseball Player' Thomas Lynum 8th (02:43.6) 5th Eliminated (:51.53)
'Stuntwoman' Jessie Graff*** 2nd (01:23.1) 2nd Eliminated (:42.08)
7 'Self-Described Cutie' Angeliquea Blackmon 10th (03:02.9) Eliminated
'Beer Belly' Rolland Gerhardt (Age: 44) 5th (02:08.6) Eliminated
'Bartender' Ericka Klein 6th (02:24.8) Eliminated
Tiffany Latella 12th (03:59.9) Eliminated
'Architect' Meaghan McCall 11th (03:34.9) Eliminated
Johnny Pegues 'Pegasus' 9th (02:50.0) Eliminated
  • Notes: Brent Williams became the oldest contestant ever to make it through to the Wipeout Zone, and the second contestant to successfully cross the Tumble Tubes. Kyle Sullivan became the youngest winner thus far, and the third person to win both the Sweeper and the Dreadmill. Jessie Graff became the third contestant to clear the Tumble Tubes, and the final contestant to clear the Big Balls in the first season. Sam Mohan became the fifth contestant to cross the Sucker Punch successfully. Phil Somerville was forced to pull out of the competition due to a shoulder injury, despite holding the fastest Qualifier. The Triple Treat Sweeper consisted of The Crusher, Junior Wrecking Ball, and Icy Cold Blast of Smoke. All to almost all of the contestants made the Bubble Bath Swing.

Episode 11: Top 25 MomentsEdit

Moment # Winner
25 Chris Lekawa (Week 3)
24 Heather Lawrence (Week 5)
23 Jim Wakefield (Week 2)
22 Kameisha Thomas (Week 10)
21 Isaac Alvarez (Week 1)
20 The Toothbrush (Jarran Joshu & Kyle Adler-Week 3)
19 Travis Mitchell (Week 1)
18 "Champ" Sam Mohan (Week 10)
17 Karla Guy (Week 9)
16 Jessica Bertoni (Week 6)
15 "A Hundred-Five-Pound Little" Paul Martin (Week 9)
14 David Goryl (Week 2)
13 Shane Johnson (Week 8)
12 Iris Kyle (Week 9)
11 Jessi Duran (Week 1)
10 John Curtis (Week 6)
9 Mexican Lunch Dizzy Dummy (Week 5)
8 Maria Castro & Gayla Johnson (Week 2)
7 Tamara Pickering (Week 9)
6 "Jedi" William Hill (Week 1)
5 Margie Stubbs (Week 1)
4 Sweeper Dodgeball (Week 4)
3 Jarran Joshu (Week 3)
2 Jacob Mann (Week 5)
1 Ariel "Never Been Kissed" Tweto (Week 3)
  • Notes: The episode featured the Top 25 Moments as voted by the fans. The links were recorded from Venice Beach, where a number of past contestants and fans had gathered in celebration. The episode also shew behind-the-scenes and unbroadcast footage from the first season.

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