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Hunter Barfield
HunterWOTWBio
Challenger Profile
Original Series AYTO? 3
Born March 20, 1993 (1993-03-20) (age 26)
Hometown Perry, Florida
Challenge Career
Seasons Invasion of the Champions
XXX: Dirty 30
Final Reckoning (won)
War of the Worlds (final)
Challenge Wins 13
Eliminations 5 (4 wins, 1 loss)
Social Media
Twitter hbarfield13
Instagram mtvhunter
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Biography

Retrieved from MTV.com

Invasion of the Champions

Southern stud Hunter is headed into his first Challenge with guns blazing. Armed with a massive, muscular physique, Hunter is a force to be reckoned with. Despite his buff exterior, he is a softie at heart. Hunter hopes to win money to open a new gym for people with special needs. In his spare time, he also volunteers in his community by helping people in need. However, this down-home country-boy charmer may find it difficult to fend off the females this season. Hunter admits, "I'm single, all of the women here are beautiful. I'm not here to try to find someone to be with but if it happens, it happens." Will he be able to use his bulging biceps to conquer the competition? Or will he lose focus and succumb to lust at his own peril?

XXX: Dirty 30

Hunter is often accused of playing with girls' hearts to benefit from lust-fueled alliances -- and let's just say this Underdog knows how to work what he's got. His muscular stature paired with a short fuse makes for an intimidating, ticking time bomb (just waiting for someone to hit detonate). When he won an impressive mission on Invasion of the Champions, Hunter wasn’t afraid to call out another player who doubted him. Who will set off Hunter this time around -- and will he be able to hold it together, or will he unleash his inner fury?

Final Reckoning

Ashley and Hunter had a whirlwind romance on The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions that quickly derailed into bitter arguments and loathing. Since then, the two of them have had a love/hate relationship, oftentimes being in the same alliances with the same mutual friends, but unable to work together without fighting. This season, all they have is each other, which neither one of them is happy about.

War of the Worlds

The Are You the One? vet was crowned co-winner of last season's Final Reckoning. Unfortunately, he found himself on the receiving end of one of the biggest moves in Challenge history when his partner Ashley M. elected to take the entire million dollar earnings for herself. As a result, Hunter was left empty handed and emotionally devastated. He returns to the game eager for a second chance to win some big money. Hunter's greatest obstacle this season may be putting the recent past – and associated personal baggage – behind him and rediscovering his competitive fire.

Invasion of the Champions

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1/2 The Over Under N/A SAFE
3 Shell Shocked Ashley M. WIN
4 Caged and Confused N/A SAFE
5/6 Knockout Underdogs SAFE
7 Roll with the Punches SAFE
8 Curry Up WIN
9/10 Fallout SAFE
10 Crossover SAFE
11 X-It OUT

XXX: Dirty 30

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 The Purge N/A WIN
SAFE
SAFE
2/3 Cool Under Fire SAFE
3/4 Battle Royale Green Team WIN
6/7 Pirates' Treasure Marie SAFE
7/8 Ups and Downs Light Blue Team PRESIDIO
8/9 Talk Thirty to Me N/A OUT
11/12 Saved by the Bell Team Hunter WIN
12/13 Blackout Blue Team PRESIDIO
14 Backstabber N/A WIN
15/16 X Marks the Spot Kailah SAFE
Snaking Your Way Back In N/A OUT

Elimination History

Episode Presidio Opponent Result
7/8 Deadweight WIN
9 Rampage OUT
13 Body Check WIN

Redemption History

Episode Challenge Opponent Result
10 Green with Envy WIN

Notes

  • Despite injuring his hand during the "Body Check" Presidio, Hunter was allowed to remain in the game until being formally eliminated.

Final Reckoning

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partner Result
7/8 N/A AshleyFRIcon
Ashley
ARMAGEDDON
8/9 Don't Push Me Around SAFE
10/11 Dunking for Dinner WIN
11/12 Sky Bridge SAFE
12/13 Caged In SAFE
14/15 What Goes Up Must Come Down SAFE
16/17 Hit List SAFE
17 Heads Will Roll SAFE
18 Rolling Thunder SAFE
19 Painfully Wrong SAFE
20 Final Challenge WINNER

Elimination History

Episode Armageddon Partner Opponents Result
8 No Slack AshleyFRIcon
Ashley
AngelaFRIcon FaithFRIcon
Angela & Faith
WIN

Notes

  • Hunter & Ashley entered the game prior to the "No Slack" Armageddon as Mercenaries.
  • Despite winning the Final Challenge, Hunter received no money after Ashley decided to keep the entire prize for herself.

War of the Worlds

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Impending Dune N/A SAFE
2 Arms-a-geddon Tired GeorgiaWOTWIcon
Georgia
KILLING FLOOR
3 Search and Destroy SAFE
4 Fallout WIN
5 Tired Out SAFE
6 Doom Buggy WIN
7 Eye in the Sky SAFE
8 Brain Freeze SAFE
9 Road Warrior WIN
10 Fandemonium N/A SAFE
11/12 Highway to Hell SAFE
12/13 Day of Wreckoning Mattie SAFE
13/14 Crash Landing N/A SAFE
14 Judgement Day SAFE
15/16 The Death Path SIXTH

Elimination History

Episode Killing Floor Partner Opponents Result
2 Drone Ball Drop GeorgiaWOTWIcon
Georgia
AshleyMWOTWIcon ChaseWOTWIcon
Ashley M. & Chase
WIN

Trivia

  • Hunter is the first contestant from Are You the One? to win a Challenge season.
Final Reckoning Contestants
AshleyFRIcon HunterFRIcon
Ashley & Hunter
JossFRIcon SylviaFRIcon
NatalieFRIcon PaulieFRIcon
CaraMariaFRIcon MarieFRIcon
BananasFRIcon TonyFRIcon
KamFRIcon KayleighFRIcon
NelsonFRIcon ShaneFRIcon
CoryFRIcon DevinFRIcon
DaVonneFRIcon JozeaFRIcon
AmandaFRIcon ZachFRIcon
BradFRIcon KyleFRIcon
AngelaFRIcon FaithFRIcon
DerrickFRIcon ToriFRIcon
CTFRIcon VeronicaFRIcon
KailahFRIcon
MelissaFRIcon
BritniFRIcon ChuckFRIcon
JemmyeFRIcon JennaFRIcon
Winner
Finalist
Eliminated
Eliminated by Mercenaries
Eliminated at Challenge
Disqualified
War of the Worlds Contestants
TurboWOTWIcon
TheoWOTWIcon
WesWOTWIcon
NinjaWOTWIcon
CaraMariaWOTWIcon
HunterWOTWIcon
Hunter
MattieWOTWIcon
GeorgiaWOTWIcon
DaVonneWOTWIcon
PaulieWOTWIcon
DeeWOTWIcon
KyleWOTWIcon
NanyWOTWIcon
BearWOTWIcon
KamWOTWIcon AshleyCWOTWIcon
JennaWOTWIcon GusWOTWIcon
AmandaWOTWIcon JoshWOTWIcon
LeroyWOTWIcon ShaleenWOTWIcon
ZachWOTWIcon ZahidaWOTWIcon
CTWOTWIcon
JPWOTWIcon
JuliaWOTWIcon
NatalieWOTWIcon
BananasWOTWIcon MorganWOTWIcon
AshleyMWOTWIcon ChaseWOTWIcon
AlanWOTWIcon
LizWOTWIcon
Winner
Finalist
Bottom Five
Eliminated
Eliminated at Challenge
Medically Disqualified
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