‘Wipeout’ contestant dies after completing obstacle course

Another contestant competes on Wipeout in this July 2020 photo. (Photo: Endemol Shine)

A male contestant on the revival of the game show Wipeout has died after completing the obstacle course.

The contestant, who has not been identified except for his gender, needed medical attention after competing on Wednesday, a source close to production tells Yahoo Entertainment. The man was treated by the on-site emergency personnel. They then called paramedics, and the contestant was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The show halted production for the rest of the week. It goes into a planned Thanksgiving week break on Monday and will resume production afterward.

The source notes that all of the show’s contestants undergo medical examinations before being cleared to participate.

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