The Challenge All Stars: Contenders, Dark Horses, and the Field

After watching the first four episodes of The Challenge: All Stars on Paramount Plus, the 22 contestants who started this season have been reduced to 18. This feels like the perfect time to assess where these players stand for a couple of reasons. There have been two male and two female elimination rounds, so that’s provided a good amount of opportunity in the context of this 9-episode season to see what these veterans are made of. Furthermore, 18 divides perfectly by 3 to give us equal groups of 6 for contenders, dark horses, and the field. Since…