LINCOLNSHIRE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/13 -- Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam, the world's largest RV owners organization, today express congratulations to their employee Danni Allen, 26-year-old advertising coordinator from Wheeling, IL and winner of the "The Biggest Loser: Challenge America," the NBC reality weight-loss competition's fourteenth season.
"From Day 1, no, I did not know this was in me. I was a scared, self-conscious person. I did not know I could be here. I did not know I could get past the first workout. I didn't know that my dreams were possible and I finally feel like my dreams come true... I feel amazing. I know that no one can take this away from me and that's how I feel. I feel great and that's a tall order, but I worked so hard. And at the end of the day, look at me!" Danni said prior to weighing in.
When she started on the show, Danni weighed 258 pounds. She finished at 137 pounds, meaning she managed to lose 121 pounds or 46.9% of her starting body weight by eating healthy and plenty of daily exercise.
Besides taking the Biggest Loser crown, Danni also takes home the $250,000 cash prize.
"As a company we are pleased to share in Danni's achievements in reaching her health and fitness goals," said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam. "She is a shining example of corporate wellness and the entire company and the RV industry was rooting for her from the beginning."
As host Alison Sweeney pronounced her the winner, Allen embraced her trainer, Jillian Michaels -- who had returned for the show's 14th season after two seasons off -- as confetti rained down on the set.
"The Biggest Loser: Challenge America" is a production of Shine America, 25/7 Productions and 3 Ball Productions. Ben Silverman, Dave Broome, Lisa Hennessy, Eden Gaha, JD Roth and Todd A. Nelson are the executive producers.
About Camping World & Good Sam
Both founded in 1966, Camping World is America's #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owners organization offering helpful technical tips, vacation planning, extended warranty, magazine subscriptions, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Partnered together, Camping World and Good Sam offer more to those who love the RV lifestyle by offering one-stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoor.
Camping World features over 10,000 quality products located at over 100 SuperCenters nationwide, easy online and catalog shopping as well as stocking a wide selection of new and used trailers and motorhomes from top RV manufacturers. Good Sam members receive cost-saving benefits and services, plus loads of valuable RV information and travel tips to get you ready for your next adventure. Additionally, Good Sam represents more than 1,500 local RV chapters designed to bring RVers together from similar geographic regions for group camping excursions. Camping World is the title sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in addition to the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR®.
For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com and www.GoodSam.com
Individuals interested in applying for a position with Camping World may visit http://campingworld.submit4jobs.com/
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