MEET SOME OF THE QUEENSLAND CONTESTANTS:
1 SAM O’MALLEY (TEAMED WITH DAUGHTER JESS)
The 42-year-old used
car salesman loves steak, potato and junk food and the poor diet has caused him to pile on
the weight. He now wants to shed the kilos to be a good role model to his children and feel
2 JESS O’MALLEY (WITH DAD SAM)
With an upcoming wedding, the 21-year-old is trying to get in shape to be a good role model for future stepdaughter, Mahlia, and to feel better about herself. She is sick of feeling ‘‘fat’’ and ‘‘lazy’’ and knows her
health is at risk if she continues her diet of pork crackling and ice cream.
3 RICHARD ROACH (TEAMED WITH DAUGHTER AMBERROSE)
At 45, the married salesman says he has been caught in a cycle of obesity within his family that has passed through the generations. He wants to break that cycle and wants to start a new chapter of his life.
4 AMBER-ROSE ROACH (WITH DAD RICHARD)
Fuelled by an addiction to junk food, the 20-year-old cinema waitress is in a battle with obesity. She wants to lose weight, and dreams of running around
with her nieces and nephews, wearing more
fashionable clothes, gaining confidence and improving her social life.
5 ROSEMARY REYNOLDS (TEAMED WITH SON KEVIN MOORE)
The 54-year-old’s main motivation to join the
show was for her 27-year-old son, who is morbidly obese. She says she wants to see Kevin happier. ‘‘I will do
everything I can to support him’’. She also wants to be healthier.