Beth Furlong, age 27, from Pickering, Ontario

Beth Furlong is an adrenaline junkie who has a passion for extreme activities, competition, and feeding her insatiable hunger for knowledge. A straight-A student, Furlong studied genetics and telecommunications at university before becoming a commissioned officer, aircraft mechanic, and a pilot for the U.S. Air Force. Born in the U.S. and now married to a Canadian, she’s fiercely independent and loyal. She has flown in hostile territory and survived – so she can certainly survive this!

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