‘Dave’s been 11 years on the job and now he’s getting older he just wants to spend as much time with the kids and be at home like a normal dad,’ she adds.
These factors were what made the young parents extremely competitive.
‘We’re so determined we won’t stop until we finish,’ says Dave.
The couple admit their drive to win has been so strong, that they hardly slept throughout the competition.
‘The pressure and stress is very high. The confrontation was hard at times. We had hardly any sleep. I got very emotional and was in tears,’ Dave admits.
In fact, the stress has been so high both of them shed kilos.
‘We both lost weight! We’d lose weight every week. A lot of time was spent on the go, we didn’t stop for lunch or dinner at times. And as a woman I wasn’t scared of hard work and was lifting heavy items, so I ended up quite muscly towards the end.’
‘It’s all good training for our next career in fitness!’ laughs Dave.
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