Overcoming Fears


Have you ever imagined what it would be like to face those fears? For nine seasons, Fear Factor was a reality TV show that challenged its contestants to tackle their fears head-on. With the help of a partner, contestants could either choose to face their greatest fear or walk away from the competition. One challenge seen multiple times on the show was for the contestant to eat spiders, with one particular contestant completing the cringe-worthy challenge of eating an African cave-dwelling spider which has claws! (Matthew Wilkinson, “Fear Factor: The 10 Most Cringe-Worthy Challenges,” ScreenRant, October 16, 2019, https://screenrant.com/fear-factor-most-cringe-worthy-challenges/).