TODAY   |  January 21, 2014

‘Biggest Loser’ castoff: Now I can ride and rope

Jay Sheets, the latest contestant to be eliminated from popular reality show “The Biggest loser,” talks about dropping almost 110 pounds and how it’s helped him with his passion: horse riding and roping.

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>> about the biggest loser. jay eliminated on week 12. jay, welcome to the "today" show.

>> thanks, al.

>> and i have watched your transformation. it is nothing short of miraculous. your starting weight 297, what are you now?

>> i've lost about 110 pounds, i'm about 189.

>> man. you've got a ranch. does this make it easier for you to get back in the saddle?

>> absolutely, it does. my weight became such an issue to do what i love to do, which is my passion for riding and roping, and my weight totally prevented me from doing that. and i'm already back in the saddle.

>> and you look terrific. that's great. and you're vying for the at-home prize. we wish you all the best.

>> thank you so much.

>> and don't forget, coming up