Guides Jason Fox and Mark Billingham said Saturday’s series of SAS: Who Dares Wins was more intense because it was filmed in the Jordan desert, not Scotland.
Image: Channel 4 / Pete Dadds)
The new team at the top of SAS: Who Dares Wins warned that they were “carrying the hammer” and said that the seventh installment will be as brutal as any previous installment.
Former head coach Ant Middleton shut down the show because of its health and safety policies as well as being too “scriptural” after being criticized for misconduct.
But coaches Jason “Foxy” Fox and Mark “Billy” Billingham said Saturday’s run was more intense because it was filmed in the Jordan desert rather than in Scotland.
Newcomers former US Special Forces agents Rudy Reyes and Remi Adeleke also bring new energy to the Channel 4 series.
Foxy and Billy said they haven’t heard from Middleton yet, but Billingham said he feels certain their former co-worker will follow up.
“Ant probably feels, ‘it can’t go on without me’. But it can. The show got tougher,” he said.
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“What you get is raw, real, it has worked in the past. Don’t repair it if it’s not broken. Anyone entering that course is treated equally.
“We don’t consider gender, color, race, it’s a flat platform you’ve chosen to come from.”
Fox added: “Maybe those comments were a knee-jerk reaction. We increased the intensity because of where we filmed. “
New head coach Reyes said he received guidance from the pair.
He added: “It’s my nature to care and I also have to remember I’m a killer.”
“Everybody carries their hammer, so I can bring a little extra hammer,” says Adeleke. That’s my role, a hungry bull. ”
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