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I always wanted to be on a show like "Wild & Crazy Kids", "Guts" and "Legends of the Hidden Temple". The first game show I ever wanted to be on was "Double Dare". I wanted a pie in my face and to go through that messy obstacle course so badly.
When Marc came over to pick us as contestants, he wasn't sure we were actually adults. Caught up in the moment, we left everything behind (including camera phone) and rushed the stage. .
Robin sweetly recommended Justin to "get messy". Since it was a wet sponge toss, this made sense. I'm a former talented bowler and baseball player. Note that I was also a free throw champion in middle school. 🙄
After watching twin Bronny James sink 3 in 30 seconds, my stomach dropped. Marc called us over and asked our names and professions. He asked Justin, "Why do you want to do this?" With confidence he replied, "because I grew up a fan of double dare my entire life"
Taking the lines, I realized I didn't consider that I've had Lasik and I'm sensitive/blind to these stage lights. .
That intense music started. First throw and I over shoot by what seems a mile. Marc goes, "oh, not that far". Next, I hit Justin in the face. On point, Marc goes, "that's not quite the bucket," but in his 67 year old disappointed Marc voice.
I start hitting them in, but not fully because they are slippery like some odd rigged carnival game.
Robin advises Justin to move and Marc says to me, "You're a fitness instructor..you should be able to do this...10 seconds left.." BECAUSE HE'S RIGHT I START LAUGHING AS IT QUICKLY ENDS. .
Justin removes his goggles and I walk across stage to kiss him as they sweetly dismiss our loss. .
This was such a rare opportunity and childhood dream attained. I let down all of us who dreamed for 30+ years of getting picked, but what a hilarious way to end a dream. Marc Summers made fun of me in front of 6,000 people. That's beyond a bucket list achievement 🤣🐨💦 #pickit #doubledarelive #physicalchallenge #doubledare #childhooddreams #epicfail #slime #fitnessinstructor #babiesofthe80s #nickelodeon #gameshow #marcsummers #gameshowcontestant #fail #fitspiration #obstaclecourse #carnivalgame at The Theatre at Grand Prairie