Hungry and having no luck fishing, Luke resorts to eating beetle larvae from a tree for its nutrition.
Eating Beetle Larvae
Meet Luke Soderling, a plumber from Gilbert, Minnesota. After thyroid cancer threatened to take him away from his sons, Luke wants to be their ultimate role model and show them that if he can defeat cancer, he can defeat anything.
Meet the Survivalists: Luke
Meet Shon Joyner, a former Marine from Indianapolis, Indiana. Shon wants to conquer The Wheel to show his former bullies that he can achieve greatness and that little guys can have the last laugh.
Meet the Survivalists: Shon
Meet Kat Dellinger, a registered nurse from Hickory, North Carolina. Kat wants to prove to her kids and other moms that even while keeping up with a household and maintaining a full-time career, they, too, can accomplish even bigger things in life.
Meet the Survivalists: Kat
Meet Adam Kimble, a marathon runner from Channahon, Illinois. Adam's childhood friend was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer and has been given 6-16 months to live. Adam wants to show him he's not alone by fighting for his life along side him.
Meet the Survivalists: Adam
Meet Lindsay Phenix, a model from Los Angeles, California. With a cache of survival skills that most people do not know about, she wants to prove that she and other women in her field can be smart and tough.
Meet the Survivalists: Lindsay
Meet Josh Morin, a former college wrestler from Great Falls, Montana. Josh is determined to rise from the ashes and prove that he's still the ambitious competitor he was before his career-ending injury.
Meet the Survivalists: Josh
Alone with nothing but his thoughts, Shon begins to reminisce his life back at home. Will he able to find food and stay sane?
Hungry and Dancing
Learn what survival gear the survivalists will have to use for their 60 day challenge on The Wheel.
What's In the Bag
Learn more about Discovery's all-new survival series The Wheel.
What is The Wheel?
Desperate for a fire, Kat resorts to sacrificing her son's favorite stuffed animal as kindling.
Keepsake Turned Fire Starter
Worn out and tired, Lindsay attempts to finally go to sleep but it is startled when she hears a frightening sound.
Jaguar in the Night
Luke’s Fresh Fish
Things are put into perspective for Josh after two weeks of solitude.
Alone With His Thoughts
To stay warm and dry in the mountains, Luke tries to build a makeshift cabin with a fireplace stove.
Luke Builds a Cabin in the Mountains
While struggling to catch a fish, Luke encounters alligators in the wetlands.
Avoiding Alligators While Fishing