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Erin Holland reveals the one valuable lesson she learned after her gruelling stint on SAS Australia

Erin Holland reveals the one valuable lesson she learned after her gruelling stint on SAS Australia


She was on the SAS Australia course for just two short days, but gave it her all during that time.  

But now model Erin Holland has opened up about her time on the military-style show, saying that she learned a valuable lesson following her appearance on the hit Channel Seven series. 

Speaking to Popsugar this week, Erin, 32, said she learned it was okay to fail. 

Candid: Erin Holland revealed this week the one valuable lesson she learned after her gruelling stint on SAS Australia. Speaking to Popsugar this week, Erin, 32, said she learned it was okay to fail

‘Failure is actually okay, and it probably was the biggest lesson for me in this entire thing was learning how to fail and how to be okay with it and to realise the limits,’ she told the publication.

Erin said she found her limit was a ’91-kilo man on my back’ – referring to when chief drill instructor Ant Middleton told her to carry actor Dan Ewing. 

The former Miss World Australia struggled to carry Dan before handing her number in and quitting the show.

'Failure is actually okay, and it probably was the biggest lesson for me in this entire thing was learning how to fail and how to be okay with it and to realise the limits,' she told Popsugar this week

‘Failure is actually okay, and it probably was the biggest lesson for me in this entire thing was learning how to fail and how to be okay with it and to realise the limits,’ she told Popsugar this week

Tough: Erin says she found her limit was a '91-kilo man on my back' - referring to when chief drill instructor Ant Middleton told her to carry actor Dan Ewing

Tough: Erin says she found her limit was a ’91-kilo man on my back’ – referring to when chief drill instructor Ant Middleton told her to carry actor Dan Ewing

She has since reflected on her time on the course and said that she was sad to leave the popular Channel Seven series so early.

‘I’m pretty disappointed that I had to leave when I did because there were so many amazing things that I would have loved to do,’ she said.

‘I’m a bit of a perfectionist and I love doing a good job at the things that I do, I really hate falling short so I think that was the hardest thing for me to deal with.’

Regardless of the short stint, Erin believes she has walked away from the show learning more about herself and her own capabilities.   

'I really hate falling short so I think that was the hardest thing for me to deal with': The former Miss World Australia says that she was sad to leave the popular Channel Seven series so early

‘I really hate falling short so I think that was the hardest thing for me to deal with’: The former Miss World Australia says that she was sad to leave the popular Channel Seven series so early

Proud: Erin believes she has walked away from the show learning more about herself and her own capabilities

Proud: Erin believes she has walked away from the show learning more about herself and her own capabilities

Last week, the model shared a photo of her bruised body to her Instagram that was taken after her appearance on SAS.

‘THE AFTERMATH… A raw look at what a few days of selection looked like,’ she wrote in the caption.

‘SAS Australia is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. It’s 24/7 – so many tasks that can’t possibly all make it to air! SO much respect for my fellow recruits still toughing it out in there – it only gets wilder from here,’ Erin added. 

SAS Australia continues Monday at 7:30pm on Channel Seven 

'THE AFTERMATH': Last week, the model shared a photo of her bruised body to her Instagram that was taken after her appearance on SAS

‘THE AFTERMATH’: Last week, the model shared a photo of her bruised body to her Instagram that was taken after her appearance on SAS

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