Tara & Richard
Occupation: Emergency Medical Technician
What would be the next milestone in your life if you were not to make the show?
She says: To be a movie star!
He says: Getting hired on as an L.A. firefighter.
What sports organizations have you been a member of?
She says: Jumping horses, dance, gymnastics, weightlifting in high school, and professional cheerleading for the Miami Dolphins.
What magazines/newspapers do you read?
She says: I read a bunch of scripts, People magazine, and Maxim when Richard brings it home.
He says: Racer-X, Moto Cross Action, Truckin, Men's Fitness, Maxim
How are you competitive in your every day life?
She says: I'm very competitive when it comes to my auditions every day, and when I dance I like to be the best.
He says: In every way... I always have to be the best no matter what.
What do you think was the scariest stunt on a previous Fear Factor?
She says: Passing roaches back and forth between the couples.
What is the most daring and dangerous thing you have ever done?
She says: Pinning cows... we had a herd of eighty cows and we had to round them up in a little pin. Let's just say they weren't very happy, so they would kick and buck and I had to be in there with them.
He says: I ran through traffic, jumped off an overpass into a lake, and I ran from the police when I was younger.
If you were going to be in People magazine, what inside info about you would be put up next to your picture?
She says: I eat baby food... but only the banana one!
He says: Sleeps with a nightlight.
What is the weirdest thing about you?
She says: I have to round everything up. Like I can't work out for 26 minutes. It's got to be 25 or 30.
He says: My tongue vibrates.
What is your strategy to win the game?
She says: Bring Richard... he'll take care of that!
He says: Talk so much crap in the other people's ears, they worry about me instead of what we're doing.
What are your three biggest fears?
She says: Eating live animals, being in closed spaces, cockroaches... and Richard's driving.
What is your unique and personal motivation for wanting to compete on the show?
He says: Because I watch the show every week thinking the stunts are so easy, and would love to know how I would react when it's staring me in the face.
What conversation topics are "off-limits" for you at a dinner party?
He says: Anything about cat pee. It's nasty.
If you had Aladdin's lamp and 3 wishes, what would you wish for?
He says: A Range Rover on 40" tires. Unlimited health for me and my family. To Win Fear Factor.