AFL star Shaun Hampson voted against Australian Survivor: Heroes v Villains in ‘heartbreaking’ moment
Shaun Hampson is the 16th contestant to be voted out of Australian Survivor: Heroes v Villains.
The former Carlton and Richmond player, 34, recounted The courier mail it was a “heartbreaking” moment because he thought he had a chance to win the season.
It was his second appearance on the Channel Ten show, with his first stint in 2019 when he was booted on Day 32.
“After last time I really wanted to win the thing,” he said on Tuesday.
“I didn’t intend to challenge myself or make my kids proud, I just wanted to go for it, so it was heartbreaking to be honest.”
Shaun Hampson, 34, is the 16th contestant to be voted out of Australian Survivor: Heroes v Villains. pictured
He continued, “I’m so grateful to be given the opportunity to play for the second time, but it feels incomplete. I thought after Shonee went I could see a path to victory, but it wasn’t to be.”
Host Jonathan LaPaglia revealed earlier this year that filming season 10 turned out to be a grueling experience.
He told The Daily Telegraph production was affected by food poisoning and Covid-19.
The former Carlton and Richmond player told The Courier Mail it was a “heartbreaking” moment as he believed he had a chance to win the season.
Moving the filming location from the Australian Outback to Samoa also presented challenges due to the elements.
With a new ‘Heroes v Villains’ theme this year, past contestants have clashed with new ones as ‘good’ takes on ‘evil’.
LaPaglia felt that all returning entrants were taking a huge risk given the fast-paced nature of the competition.
Seven contestants remain, four of whom are Survivor veterans.
It was his second appearance on the Channel Ten show with his first stint in 2019 (pictured) when he was booted on day 32