Bio: Back for the first time since competing on The Inferno II, Rachel now lives in Miami and works as a personal trainer. Coming back into the challenge fold after such a long break, Rachel is older and wiser and plans to avoid playing dirty like she did in the past. But while Rachel may have changed, the game has not. And in order to survive, she'll have to decide whether her principles are worth more than the treasure. Will being on The Island change her perspective?
The Duel II
Bio: Another Challenge competitor who could be considered a veteran's veteran, Rachel is back for a sixth shot at the prize. She works as a personal trainer in Miami and should be considered a hardcore competitor. Rachel has been a Bad Ass and she's taken her chances in a game that she has described as "ugly." She has also been in her share of emotional entanglements, including a shower with Veronica and Abe in the first Gauntlet and a much deeper connection with Jenn on The Island. Can Rachel keep her heart focused on winning in New Zealand?
Bio: On the Battle of the Sexes, Aneesa and Rachel met and were instantly drawn to each other. Rachel reminisces, "In a nutshell, me and Aneesa had like a little short love affair and then she just didn't treat me the way I wanted to be treated and it didn't work out." Later, Aneesa and Rachel came to blows on The Duel II when Aneesa called out Rachel for toying with her emotions after spying on Jenn and Rachel kissing in the bathroom. Aneesa fumes, "I had an issue with the fact that, you don't come and have sex with me and then go and have sex with someone else when you know that I loved you. Rachel rebuts by claiming that their hook up was seven years and ago. Years later, Rachel updates, "Aneesa and I worked out all of our skeletons in the closet and now we've really come to a place where we're just really good friends." Now that this pair are on good terms will they communicate better as friends than they ever did as lovers?