UPDATE – Contestants Who Will Advance to Regional Finals: Kevin Bull, Flip Rodriguez, Chris Workman, Sean Bryan, Nicholas Coolridge, Gabe Hurtado, Justin Hillsten, Ryan Robinson, Liam Buell, Grant McCartney, Jessie Graff, Josh Levin, Nick Hanson, Brian Kretsch, Ben Melick, Ted Jung, Steve Seiver, Natalie Duran, Adam Rayl, Alan Connealy, Jackson Meyer, Jesse la Flair, Jesse Cargill, Jonathan Cunanan, Grey Kantor, Alex Smith, Ben Antoine, KC Halik, Scott Wilson.
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Eskimo Nick Hanson hails from Alaska, where he has built his own course to train for the show. Hanson is from a remote fishing village in Alaska with a population of about 750. He has built a salmon ladder out of drift wood. "I know I'm an elite athlete, but I want to know if I can compete against the best in the world." (Esquire)