We knew it, we knew it, we knew it! We just had a feeling she would do it it. And she did it! Juniata County’s Lia Mort was the grand prize winner on CBS-TV’s “Tough As Nails,” winning $200,000 and a new Ford Super Duty truck, among other prizes.

“Dreams Never Die” – With the title of champion and the $200,000 prize on the line, the final crew members compete in a series of challenges that test their life skills and physical strength, on the season finale of the CBS Original series TOUGH AS NAILS, Wednesday, Dec. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*. Phil Keoghan is the creator, host and executive producer/showrunner.
Pictured (L-R): Final three: Dequincey “Quincey” Walker, Lia Mort, and Jerome Kupuka’a.
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We got the chance to talk  to Lia before and after she won. The latest interview, the one where the champ speaks is below. She tells all about that final episode!

“Dreams Never Die” – With the title of champion and the $200,000 prize on the line, the final crew members compete in a series of challenges that test their life skills and physical strength, on the season finale of the CBS Original series TOUGH AS NAILS, Wednesday, Dec. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*. Phil Keoghan is the creator, host and executive producer/showrunner.
Pictured (L-R): Lia Mort.
Photo: Screengrab/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

We caught up with the Richfield woman hours before we learned she won, too. Listen to that interview below.  And then you can click here to watch her win the “Tough As Nails” belt below the exclusive interview. Congrats, Lia! We’re so proud of you and happy for you!

 

And, if you’re interested, check out this interview with had with Lia early on i the season.

“Dreams Never Die” – With the title of champion and the $200,000 prize on the line, the final crew members compete in a series of challenges that test their life skills and physical strength, on the season finale of the CBS Original series TOUGH AS NAILS, Wednesday, Dec. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*. Phil Keoghan is the creator, host and executive producer/showrunner.
Pictured (L-R): Winner Lia Mort.
Photo: Screengrab/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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