Season 10 of “The Biggest Loser” had 21 contestants who shed blood, sweat and tears to lose weight quick and for $250,000 grand prize. The theme of this show’s tenth season was “paying it forward,” and it premiered on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. Check out the list of top 10 Biggest Losers of 2010 according to the weight they lose.
About The Biggest Loser:
A television show, The Biggest Loser is broadcasted in several countries. There are diverse variations of the Biggest Loser across the world as every country has its own adaptation to the show though the contestants have the same goal forever: to become the Biggest Loser by losing the highest percentage of weight (or the majority of weight).
List of the Top 10 Biggest Losers of Season 2010
The winner of the “Biggest Loser” and the $250,000 grand prize is Patrick House who lose 181 lbs weight from 400 lbs. to 219 lbs.
10. Lisa Mosely
Lose weight: 97 lbs., 33.68 percent
Before: 288 lbs.
After: 191 lbs.
31 years old Lisa Mosely is a sales representative from Norman, Oklahoma. The journey of Lisa’s at Biggest Loser started because of her daughter, Blythe. Lisa decided to modify her life after her daughter was hospitalized when she stopped eating and drinking. Lisa is an optimistic role model for her daughter, representing that the way she parents is entirely varied and also said “every breath I take is different now.”
9. Ada Wong
Lose weight: 99 lbs., 38.37 percent
Before: 258 lbs.
After: 159 lbs.
The 27-year-old project coordinator for high teach company, and California native Ada Wong was unsuccessful to beat winner Patrick House, however her convincing story and emotional firmness associated with viewers made her the certain fan favorite of the season. After the experience of Ada’s on “The Biggest Loser,” the door to a new relationship with her parents is opened, who, because of a pretty noteworthy cultural divide between their native China and the America where they raised their kids, were sensitively distant while Ada was growing up.
8. Anna Wright
Lose weight: 109 lbs., 33.03 percent
Before: 330 lbs.
After: 221 lbs.
Anna Wright is 29 years old administrative assistant and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. Anna stopped taking care of herself after the death of her 3-year-old son due to cancer. On the ranch she competed for a spot for the sake of herself and her present son although her stay was little; she made the most of it. After losing weight, Anna said that she works now full-time although prepares her meals at night, and can run one mile and tries to include exercise into her every day schedule.
7. Alfredo ‘Frado’ Dinten
Lose weight: 162 lbs, 44.14 percent
Before: 367 lbs.
After: 205 lbs.
Alfredo ‘Frado’ Dinten, 48, is a futures commodity trader from Staten Island, New York and has 3 children. Frado started gaining weight, after returning from the Gulf War, somewhat he credits to post-war stress trying to perform his duties as a family man. Frado has worked the trading floor at the New York Merchantile ever since his military career, and is presently a commodity trader. He’s set to trade-up for a healthier life as that environment has taken a toll on his body.
6. Rick DeRoque
Lose weight: 165 lbs., 47.14 percent
Before: 350 lbs.
After: 185 lbs.
Fifty-four-year-old Rick DeRoque is a Pediatric physical therapist from Conway, Arkansas whose chief inspiration for losing weight is just that he wants to live longer and spend more time with his family. Rick sustained to struggle with his weight earlier than arriving on the ranch in spite of undergoing gastric bypass surgery years before. Rick knew it was time to modify his life as he suffered from diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnea and eventually realized there was no simple way to lose weight rather than hard work. Rick has also established a foundation to make sure others in his home state of Arkansas have the resources they require to get in shape.
5. Jesse Atkins
Lose weight: 166 lbs., 44.99 percent
Before: 369 lbs.
After: 203 lbs.
28 year old Jesse Atkins is an Appellate Law Clerk from St. Paul, Minnesota. In high school he was a heavy kid, and even though he lettered in football and weightlifting, he was still picked on, and earned the pet name “Pumbaa,” which he has preserved till now. Currently the job of law clerk is not impacted by his weight, but he is familiar with the future of his career. He is prepared to end a life of anguish and judgment; just he wants help finding where to begin.
4. Aaron Thompkins
Lose weight: 172 lbs., 36.75 percent
Before: 468 lbs.
After: 296 lbs.
Aaron Thompkins, 29, is a Graphic designer from Kent, Ohio and has been battling weight his whole life. Aaron said that he wishes to break his family’s cycle of addiction and he is on a trip to become a better father and husband than his father was, a man who suffered from alcoholism. Aaron realized that it was time to change his life when he woke up one night gasping for air, a result of his sleep apnea.
3. Patrick House
Lose weight: 181 lbs, 45.25 percent
Before: 400 lbs.
After: 219 lbs.
Formerly unemployed sales rep from Vicksburg, Miss and father of two Patrick House, 28, won “The Biggest Loser” and took home the $250,000 grand prize after losing a whopping 181 pounds. As a sales rep he lost his job, begged and borrowed just to make ends meet and he felt definite that he would die young. Since then Patrick transformed his life by losing a remarkable 181 pounds and has put all of those uncertainties behind him. Now as healthier, happier and 181 pounds lighter Patrick won the $250,000 and the title of “The Biggest Loser.”
2. Adam Hurtado
Lose weight: 182 lbs., 45.27 percent
Before: 402 lbs.
After: 220 lbs.
26 years old Adam Hurtado is from Santa Ana, California and was a highly recruited offensive lineman in the Pac Ten until a knee injury cut his football activity very small. Then he gained over the standard 15 pounds, in excess of 50 to be exact, Adam relied on the prop up of his family to help him get back on path. Just after few years Adam’s mother passed away due a heart attack caused by obesity and diabetes in July 2009. His mother acted as angel since then for Adam and helped him to reach his weight-loss objective.
1. Mark Pinhasovich
Lose weight: 213 lbs., 50.59 percent
Before: 421 lbs.
After: 208 lbs.
31-year-old bartender and recruiter from East Brunswick, New Jersey Mark Pinhasovich lose the highest weight nearly half of the original from 421 to 208 i.e. more than 50 percent. After Mark’s grandmother passed away, his father was fighting cancer, and he lost the job, the big turning point came in his life. He calls the season nine winner, Michael Ventrella as his big inspiration and Mark told on the finale night that when he first left “The Biggest Loser” ranch, he ran into troubles however he credited quite a few members of the show’s alumni with getting him back on path.
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