Behind-the-scenes video shows Dream Team’s rehearsal of Survivor Tocantins’ opening trek

Survivor Tocantins started with a long trek through the oppressive heat, and the Dream Team did that, too.

Aaron Massey, who was on the Dream Team in Gabon and became the Dream Team coordinator in Brazil, has posted a behind-the-scene video on YouTube that shows them rehearsing the hike, and also gives some insight into what the crew does during their downtime. In other words, it shows them getting ready to drink and drinking.

Update: The video, alas, has been removed by its creator. We’ll always have the single frame preserved below:

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