Chris Tamburello
Original Season RW: Paris
Born July 16, 1980
Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
Game Summary
Challenges The Inferno (final)
The Inferno II (final)
The Duel
The Inferno 3
The Gauntlet III (final)
The Duel II
Battle of the Exes (final)
Rivals II (won)
Free Agents
Battle of the Exes II
Invasion of the Champions (won)
XXX: Dirty 30
Eliminations 8 (5 wins, 3 losses)
Money Won $249,750
Spin-offs Champs vs. Pros
Champs vs. Stars
Money Raised $5,000
Social Media
Twitter TheOfficial_CT
Instagram _famous4nothing


The Inferno

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 Grope the Rope Real World SAFE
2 Bird Feeder SAFE
3 Wreck N' Roll SAFE
4 Climbing Wall WIN
5 Disco Domino Derby SAFE
6 Balls Out WIN
7 Ultimate Saturn Road Trip SAFE
8 Don't Yank My Chain SAFE
9 Come Sail Away SAFE
10 Bungee Bound INFERNO
11 Twist and Shoot SAFE
12 Balcony Swing WIN
13 Fallen Angels SAFE
14/15 Saturn Valet Ballet SAFE
15/17 Window Washing SAFE
18 Seven Deadly Sins LOSER

Money Won: $11,000

The Inferno II

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 Surf Torture Bad Asses SAFE
2 Juice It Up WIN
3 X Marks the Spot SAFE
4 Run For Your Money SAFE
5 Shirt Off My Back SAFE
6 Dodge Yer Balls WIN
7 Fill in the Gaps SAFE
8 Zip Up WIN
9 Never Ending Climb SAFE
10 What a Drag WIN
11 Riddle Me This SAFE
12 Time to Ride SAFE
13 If Memory Serves SAFE
14 Crab Grab WIN
15 Heart Rate Bungee WIN
16 Montezuma's Revenge LOSER

Money Won: $10,000

The Duel

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Reaching Out N/A SAFE
2/3 Ring Toss SAFE
3 Pass With Care Diem SAFE
4 Roller Derby N/A SAFE
5 Push Over SAFE
6 Flying Leap WIN
7 Throwback Diem SAFE
8 Rafty Race N/A WIN
9 Pole Dance Team CT SAFE
10 Dine-N-Dash Team Diem SAFE
11 Stacking Stairs Diem SAFE
12 Ice Breakers N/A SAFE
13 Sunken Treasure Diem DUEL
14 Around the Block N/A WIN
15 Paddle Me Jodi DQ

Note: CT was disqualified from the "Push Me" duel after improperly unhooking the flag from the carabiner.

The Inferno 3

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 N/A Bad Asses DQ

Note: Before any challenges took place, CT was removed from the game for drunkenly punching Davis.

The Gauntlet III

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 Piñata Pit Veterans WIN
2 Screw You WIN
Roped In WIN
3 Wring Out WIN
Blind Man's Maze SAFE
4 Push It WIN
Man Overboard WIN
5 Assembly Required SAFE
Walk the Plank WIN
6 Pole Push WIN
I Dig You WIN
7 Over the Edge SAFE
Mexican Blanket WIN
8/9 Chill Out SAFE
Well-Balanced SAFE
9 Army Strong LOSER

The Duel II

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 N/A DQ

Note: Before any challenges took place, CT and Adam were both disqualified from the competition after they engaged in an ugly brawl.


Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 High Dive Adam K. SAFE
2 Car Crusher WIN
3 Sync or Swim WIN
4 Hammock Crawl SAFE
5 Against the Current SAFE
6 Catch and Release JUNGLE
7 Sawed Off SAFE
8/9 Bombs Away OUT

Money Won: $1,000

Battle of the Exes

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Give Me Some Honey Diem SAFE
2 Hook Up SAFE
3 Mental Connection SAFE
4 Rolling in the Deep SAFE
5 Don't Rock the Boat SAFE
6 Lube Me Up SAFE
7/8 Race to the Altar WIN
8/9 Feel the Burn WIN
9/10 Viking Quest SECOND

Money Won: $52,500

Rivals II

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Game of Inches Wes SAFE
2 XXX Games SAFE
3 Mind Over Splatter SAFE
4 Stumped SAFE
5 Frog Smash WIN
6 Frenemies SAFE
7 Blind Leading the Blind SAFE
8 Swingers WIN
9 Rampage WIN
10/11 Color Correction N/A
11/12 Dream Island WINNER
Nightmare Island

Money Won: $63,000

Free Agents

Episode Challenge Partner(s) Result
1 Out on a Ledge Team Black WIN
2 Auto Body Rally Emilee SAFE
3 Bar Crawl Team Cara Maria SAFE
4 Bounce Out Team Red WIN
5 Piggy Back Team Yellow SAFE
6 Smarty Pants N/A SAFE
7 Sausage Party SAFE
8 Hold That Pose Team Devyn WIN
9 Dug Out Zach WIN
10/11 Crossover Cara Maria ELIM
11 N/A OUT

Battle of the Exes II

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 I Got You Babe Diem SAFE
2 Rounding the Bases SAFE
3 N/A DQ

Note: Diem fell severely ill following the "Rounding the Bases" challenge. T.J. later delivered the news that Diem was medically unable to continue competing. CT was sent home as a result of being partnered with Diem.

Invasion of the Champions

Episode Challenge Partner(s) Result
1/2 N/A
5/6 Knockout Champions SAFE
7 Roll with the Punches SAFE
8 Curry Up SAFE
9/10 Fallout WIN
10 Crossover SAFE
11/12 X-It SAFE
12/13 Caved In FORTRESS
14/15 Final Challenge Camila WINNER
Ashley M.

Money Won: $112,250

XXX: Dirty 30

Episode Challenge Partner(s) Result
1 N/A
2/3 Cool Under Fire N/A WIN
3/4 Battle Royale Green Team WIN
6/7 Pirates' Treasure Cara Maria WIN
7/8 Ups and Downs Dark Blue Team WIN
8/9 Talk Thirty to Me N/A SAFE
11/12 Saved by the Bell Team Hunter WIN
12/13 Blackout Pink Team OUT

Note: CT was unable to arrive with the rest of his castmates due to passport issues and joined the game prior to the "Cool Under Fire" challenge.


The Inferno

Episode Inferno Opponent Result
10 Don't Toss Your Cookies Shane WIN

The Duel

Episode Duel Opponent Result
13 Ascender Evan WIN
15 Push Me Brad DQ


Episode Jungle Partner Opponents Result
6 Rail Slide Adam K. Evan WIN
8/9 T-Bone Johnny OUT

Free Agents

Episode Elimination Opponent Result
10/11 Wrecking Wall Leroy WIN
11 Puzzle Pyramid Bananas OUT

Invasion of the Champions

Episode Fortress Opponent Result
12/13 Knot So Fast Darrell WIN

Spin-off Gameplay

Champs vs. Pros

Episode Challenge Partner(s) Result
1 Against the Ropes Champs SAFE
2 Tailgate BBQ SAFE
3/4 Out of Bounds SAFE
4 Keep Your Eyes On the Prize SAFE
5 Over the Line WIN
6 No Guts, No Glory OUT

Money Raised: $5,000



  • CT made a surprise appearance during Episodes 8 and 9 of Cutthroat as a 'heavy hitter' to compete against Johnny and Tyler in the Gulag. The two players would each face CT in the Back Up Off Me elimination in an attempt to outlast the other.
  • CT made two surprise appearances during Episodes 8 and 9 of Battle of the Bloodlines. In Episode 8, he was brought in with Diem's younger sister, Faith, to demonstrate the Too Clingy challenge as a tribute to Diem. In Episode 9, he was brought back again as a 'heavy hitter' to compete against Jamie in the Pit.
  • CT currently holds the record for competing in the most seasons before winning.
  • CT is the only cast member to be disqualified from The Challenge twice due to physical violence.
  • CT ties with Camila Nakagawa for most seasons in challenge history sent home without formally losing a elimination round, with 3.

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