'The Biggest Loser: Glory Days' eliminates Jordan Alicandro, sends Howard "Woody" Carter to Comeback Canyon
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 01/02/2015
The Biggest Loser: Glory Days eliminated one contestant for good and sent another to Comeback Canyon during Thursday night's NBC broadcast of the reality weight-loss competition's sixteenth-season.
Jordan Alicandro, a 32-year-old regional sales manager and former high school baseball standout from Surrey, BC, Canada, was ousted from the competition for good after losing the weigh-in at Bob Harper's Comeback Canyon against fellow contestant Scott Mitchell, a 46-year-old bill collector and 12-year NFL veteran quarterback from Mapleton, UT.
Jordan dropped from 227 to 219 pounds, losing eight pounds and posting a 3.52% weight-loss percentage. Scott fell from 251 to 242, shedding nine pounds and posting a 3.59% weight-loss percentage. Scott won his third weigh-in in a row.
Later in the episode, Howard "Woody" Carter, a 46-year-old car salesman and former Arena League football player from Las Vegas, NV, was automatically out of the competition and sent to Comeback Canyon after he posted the lowest weight-loss percentage at the Week 13 weigh-in and therefore fell below the red line.
Lori Harrigan-Mack, a 44-year-old director of hotel security and former three-time Olympic gold medal-winning softball player from Las Vegas, NV, won the week's challenge in Hawaii. The lacrosse-style challenge featured coconuts, balance beams and quite a bit of swimming and running. She received a one-pound advantage on the scale as her reward.
Lori stepped on the scale first. She dropped from 230 to 227 pounds, losing only three pounds. With her one-pound advantage, Lori posted a 1.74% weight-loss percentage on the scale.
Toma Dobrosavljevic, a 33-year-old senior project manager and former high school soccer, football, volleyball and baseball player from Addison, IL, fell from 225 to 217 pounds, losing eight pounds total and posting a 3.56% weight-loss percentage.
Sonya Jones, a 39-year-old PE teacher/coach and former All American softball player from Springfield, IL, lost five pounds after dropping from 183 to 178 pounds. She posted a 2.73% weight-loss percentage.
Rob Guiry, a 26-year-old head rugby coach at Western New England University and former rugby player from Springfield, MA, shed six pounds after falling from 338 to 332 pounds. She posted a 1.78% weight-loss percentage.
Woody fell below the red line after losing three pounds and posting a 1.02% weight-loss percentage. Woody dropped from 294 to 291 pounds.
The episode concluded with an update on Jordan's weight-loss progress since his elimination.
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Jordan started The Biggest Loser weighing 323 pounds, and after losing 128 pounds, he's currently at 195 pounds. Jordan got to witness his son's birth and plans to join a softball league in the spring.