SAS: Who Dares Wins came to a conclusion last night (Sunday, February 10) on Channel 4. This year, there were three winners of the series – Mark, Milo and Lou. This year, 25 contestants signed up to participate in SAS: Who Dares Wins, where they are put through intense SAS recruitment tests by chief instructor Ant Middleton, a former marine, and his Directing Staff Foxy, Ollie and Billy. Here’s how it could be you next year and how to apply for the next series of SAS Who Dares Wins.

How to apply for the next series of SAS Who Dares Wins

Channel 4 has yet to confirm if there will be another series of SAS: Who Dares Wins.

If a fifth series if given the go-ahead, SAS: Who Dares Wins will likely air in 2020.

To apply to become one of the new recruits, you can do so via the Minnow Films website at

Information about the application is also shared on Channel 4’s social media pages.

For the first time this year, females could apply to take part in SAS: Who Dares Wins.

This will mean next year, women will also be able to apply for the second year running.

All of the below application criteria must be bet to be considered for SAS: Who Dares Wins:


  • You must be between the ages of 18-44
  • You must be a British Citizen, Irish Republic Citizen, British Commonwealth Citizen or hold dual nationality with one of the afore-mentioned
  • If you are a British Commonwealth Citizen you must have legitimately resided int he UK for a period of 5 years immediately prior to applying to be on the show
  • Must be at least 158cm (5.1”) tall and weigh at last 50kg (8 stone)
  • You must not be serving in the armed forces
  • You must be in peak physical and mental health.

On the form, you must include your age, height, weight and gender.

You must also state if you have children, your occupation and how many times you exercise per week.


One of the final questions on the application form is: “Can you think of a time where you have been pushed to your absolute limit?”

Another question is: “What’s your motivation to take part in this series and why?”

Candidates are also asked to describe their personality “using as many adjectives as possible.”

Other questions include revealing your biggest fear and biggest regret in life.

If you are accepted, all applicants will have to complete an intense fitness test including:

  • Full press-ups – a minimum of 44 in two minutes
  • Full sit-ups – a minimum of 50 in two minutes
  • Static lift onto a platform 1.45m high.
  • Jerry can test – carry two 20kg weights over a distance of 120m in two minutes.
  • A Beep test with the level of 10.1 (1.5 mile run in 9 minutes 30 seconds).

If you cannot complete this fitness test, you are warned not to apply for SAS: Who Dares Wins as you will not be eligible.


If you are accepted, casting takes place in July and filming takes place in September.

In the end, 25 recruits will be cast for SAS: Who Dares Wins.

The recruits will be put through intense SAS recruitment training over 10 days.

This year, the recruits went to the Andes Mountains in Chile and only three were able to be crowned the winners.

The final episode of SAS: Who Dares Wins saw the remaining candidates facing a brutal 18-hour interrogation in sub-zero temperatures as part of the last leg.

All of them were awoken first for an early morning run and during which they were abducted and questioned by a specialist team.

As part of the ordeal, they were forced to wear hoods, beaten and stand in stress positions while having to endure the endless sounds of screaming, pigs being slaughtered and crying babies.

SAS: Who Dares Wins is on Channel 4’s 4OD now



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