Rick Sets a New Rookie Season Record | Gold Rush

Rick Sets a New Rookie Season Record | Gold Rush


OH.
OH, YEAH! ABOUT TIME, RICK! Narrator:
RICK NESS HAS COMPLETED HIS ROOKIE MINING SEASON… CAN YOU BELIEVE
IT’S BEEN 6 MONTHS? Narrator: …BUT HE’S YET
TO FIND OUT IF HE’S HIT HIS 1,000-OUNCE,
$1.2 MILLION GOAL. SO, KARLA, WHERE DID WE END UP
WITH ON THE LAST GOLD WEIGH? WE WERE AT 973. SO WE HAD 27 OUNCES TO GET. MIGHT BE IN THAT JAR. I — IT’S TIME TO FIND OUT. ♪♪ THAT’S 20. -LOOKING GOOD.
-YEAH! THERE’S OUR 27 OUNCES. [ CHEERING ] YEAH! THERE’S ANOTHER [BLEEP]
HUNDRED OR SO. WHOA!
YEAH! WHOA! THE FINAL GOLD WEIGHED
132.49 OUNCES. [BLEEP] YEAH! Narrator:
WORTH WELL OVER $150,000. YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS?
WE’RE OVER 1,100. NICE.
1,105. BLEW BY IT! Narrator: IN HIS FIRST YEAR
AS A MINE BOSS, RICK NESS HAS DUG UP OVER
$1.3 MILLION IN GOLD. Rick: ARE YOU GLAD
WE STUCK AROUND NOW? Narrator:
HE’S KEPT HIS WORD TO HIS CREW. THEY’LL GO HOME WITH MONEY
FOR THEIR FAMILIES. I APPRECIATE YOU GUYS,
YOU KNOW, BELIEVING IN ME ‘CAUSE I COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT
WITHOUT YOU GUYS, EVERY ONE. THAT BEING SAID,
I GOT SOMETHING FOR YOU GUYS. GOT A LITTLE BUCKET HERE,
IT’S GOT 6 JARS IN IT. ♪♪ AND THERE’S ONE OF THOSE HERE
FOR EACH OF YOU GUYS. ♪♪ A LITTLE OVER 50 OUNCES
IN EVERY ONE OF THOSE JARS. Narrator:
THEIR FINAL 2-WEEK PUSH ALLOWS RICK TO HAND OUT
OVER $360,000. THANK YOU, GUYS! Narrator: EACH CREW MEMBER
WILL GO HOME WITH OVER $60,000 IN GOLD. SIX MONTHS AGO, RICK,
WE WERE SITTING IN MILWAUKEE, AND YOU PULLED OUT
SOME OF YOUR GOLD, AND WE SHOWED IT TO MY KIDS
AND EVERYTHING TO SEE, YOU KNOW, WHAT DAD WAS GOING
TO GO UP AND TRY TO CHASE. I’M GOING TO BRING
THAT HOME TO THEM. THEY’RE GOING TO BE
THE FIRST PEOPLE TO SEE IT. THIS REALLY HELPS, MAN.
YEAH, BUDDY. APPRECIATE IT.
YOU GUYS EARNED IT. I JUST WANT TO POINT OUT
TO YOU GUYS THAT MY FIRST YEAR UP HERE
MINING WITH PARKER, WE STAYED TO THE VERY BITTER END
AND WE HIT 1,029 OUNCES. AND US, NO EXPERIENCE,
NO NOTHING, WE [BLEEP] BEAT THAT
BY A MILE. YEAH, RICK! [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] Narrator: SIX MONTHS AFTER
ARRIVING IN THE KLONDIKE WITH FOUR GREENHORNS
AND NO WASH PLANT, RICK NESS HAS BECOME THE MOST
SUCCESSFUL ROOKIE MINE BOSS IN “GOLD RUSH” HISTORY. YOU GUYS ARE LUNATICS! Big Rick: THE SEASON, I MEAN,
YOU COULDN’T PUT MORE ON SOMEBODY’S PLATE, AND HE HAS
COME OUT SUCCESSFUL.

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