Former NBC’s Biggest Loser contestant Sam Poueu has received 3 surgical operations as a result of his tumble off a friend’s fire escape on September 3 2011. The former Biggest Loser contestants family members have issued a statement that says Poueu is recovering as well as can be expected and is at last out of ICU.
“We are excited to share that Sam is out of ICU and is currently in stable condition. He still has a long road of recovery ahead of him, but we are so encouraged by the progress he continues to make daily… He is talking and visiting with family members and close friends who come to see him in the hospital and is so grateful, as are we, for all the love, support and prayers he has received.”
Poueu is engaged to another former Biggest Loser contestant, Stephanie Anderson, and he had been working as a personal trainer at that show’s Fitness Ridge Resort in Malibu, California.