'Wipeout's' John Henson: 'I have never tried any obstacle, nor will I'

ABC's obstacle course competition show "Wipeout" often airs in the spring and summer, so viewers might think that it's as warm for the folks on the television as it may be outside.That is often emphatically not the case."Wipeout" returns to the schedule on Thursday, May 9, but production started months earlier. On this particular February day, it's bright and sunny at the show's location north of Los Angeles, but a ferocious cold wind is blowing, whipping up dust and chilling cast, crew and visitors.It's also a little hard on the competitors -- in this episode, it's brains versus brawn, with smart geeks taking on bodybuilders -- who must wipe out into frigid water and then step out into a gale."You guys came on a colder day," says host Jill Wagner, drawing her denim jacket tighter around her. "It's been pretty nice for us the whole season, but today, it looks nice, but it's clearly cold."Wagner...



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