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FORMER ATHLETE JONATHAN WEIGHS 543 POUNDS AND HOPES THAT TRAINER
CHRIS POWELL CAN HELP HIM BECOME THE FAMILY MAN HE SO DESPERATELY
WANTS TO BE, ON ABC'S "EXTREME MAKEOVER: WEIGHT LOSS EDITION"
Chris Surprises Jonathan and His Sons with a VIP Trip to Disneyland and a Fun Day Hosted by the Harlem Globetrotters, and Challenges Jonathan to Pull a 4000-Pound Airplane Down the Taxiway
"Jonathan" - A devoted husband and father of two young sons, Jonathan has everything -- except his health. At only 30 years of age, this former athlete weighs 543 pounds. Jonathan, a Port Orchard, WA resident, is unable to play ball with his kids or sleep in bed next to his wife. Trainer Chris Powell surprises the family with a VIP trip to Disneyland, where Jonathan gets to be the dad he's always wanted to be. Also, Jonathan and his boys enjoy a fun day of physical challenges hosted by The Harlem Globetrotters; and with his family cheering him on, Jonathan hopes he can endure a test to pull a 4000-pound airplane one mile down the taxiway, on "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition," SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Note: This episode was scheduled for July 29. It replaces "Sally," which moves to August 12.
From the producers of "The Biggest Loser" and "MasterChef," "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" is executive-produced by JD Roth, Todd A. Nelson, Matt Assmus and Brant Pinvidic. The series is produced by 3 Ball Productions/Eyeworks USA.
"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.