The brand new series of Gladiators launches on BBC One this Saturday night featuring a line up of 16 superhumans


UK CrossFit star Zack George is Steel. Zack won the title of the UK’s Fittest Man in 2020, and also ranked number 26 out of a whopping 126,461 on the global CrossFit leader board.


Elite CrossFit athlete Emily Steel is Dynamite. Emily recently became an under 23’s weightlifting British record holder.


Team GB powerlifter Karenjeet Kaur Bains is Athena. She is a winner of 3 Gold and 2 Silver Commonwealth Powerlifting medals.


Former elite gymnast Ella-Mae Rayner is Comet. She made the move into semi-professional in Diving before starting her degree in Sport Science.


Bodybuilder and fitness model is Quang Luong is Viper. For the past 15 years, he has dedicated his life to fitness, spending each day perfecting the art of bodybuilding


Professional Rugby Player Jodie Ounsley is Fury, a former England Women’s Rugby Seven’s player, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu British Champion and five times World Coal Carrying champion.


Former international athlete, Matt Morsia is Legend. He is a former Championship bronze medal winning long and triple jumper, and silver medal winning powerlifter.


6ft 6in Bodybuilder Matty Campbell is Bionic. He used to sprint and play football and hoped to become a Pro until he was involved in a car crash. His rehabilitation led him to finding the gym.


Rugby player turned NFL star Alex Gray is Apollo. He started his career playing rugby under 16s and moved onto the Premiership and then England 7s team.


Former firefighter turned bodybuilder Jamie Christian Johal is Giant. Standing at 6ft 5inches he made history by becoming one of the all-time tallest bodybuilders.


Gym owner Sheli McCoy is Sabre. She has competed in 5 British Weightlifting Championships events and numerous CrossFit championships all over the world.


Team GB Bobsleigh team's Toby Olubi is Phantom. He competed in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, breaking the world record for the fastest ever bobsleigh at 97 mph.


Team GB sprinter, Harry Aikines Aryeetey is Nitro. Commonwealth and World gold medallist sprinter, Harry has competed at the highest level in the UK since his youth.


Former Team GB Sprinter and Olympic Bobsledder Montell Douglas is Fire. Montell held the British woman's record for fastest 100m sprint at 11.05 seconds.


Sports model, fitness coach and hybrid athlete Jade Packer is Electro. She started her journey as a sprinter and was ranked amongst the Top 10 Fastest Runners in the UK aged 12


6ft Bodybuilder, Livi Sheldon is Diamond. After graduating with a degree in Sports Science, she took up bodybuilding, becoming a British Finalist ‘England Toned Figure’.

Gladiators starts at 5:50PM on BBC One and iPlayer on Saturday night, hosted by Bradley and Barney Walsh