Here's what happened. But she did say the secretive, month-long separation from her family — and civilization-at-large — nearly killed her. More than once. March I fly fish, but not for food, you know? But never her own — at least not until she was flown to a South African desert last year and inserted, sans-clothing, into her competitive environment. She chose a knife. But how real is this reality-TV competition? Cameras swirl while competitors talk into an always-on microphone hidden in their show-provided necklaces, which communicate with a wireless transmitter hidden in their show-provided satchels.
Naked and Afraid takes "survival of the fittest" to the next level. Each duo will be left high and dry with no food, no water They must survive on their own for a full 21 days, with nothing but one personal item each and the knowledge that the only prize is their pride and sense of accomplishment.
Watch the video. Title: Breaking Borneo 21 Jul The jungle is their unrelenting foe as they battle with sickness, starvation and the deadly wildlife testing their resolve and determination every step of the way. Naked and Afraid Season 1 Episode 5: Breaking Borneo Survivalists Julie and Puma are thrown into the jungles of Borneo where they must battle deadly heat, a lack of fresh water and worst off a couple bad decisions.
Skills: Tanning hides, tracking, plant identification, primitive fire, CPR, mentoring, peace-making, staying hidden. Growing up, Julie always had a fascination with the natural world. She would spend entire summers barefoot and muddy in a backyard pond in Vermont where she was raised. This fascination led her to study biology at Wellesley College and get a Master's degree in Biological Oceanography.