I don't mind the teenagers at all, because this show is not a popularity contest. It's the same course for everyone. If you can run it, you get to compete; if not, you go home. Since there is sliding scale for them, I'm fine. Judging by how well many have done, it looks like a good idea to me. Why should they wait 4 years more? if they were all crashing and burning, they would be taking off space--then I'd say "get off my lawn."
I'm just always amazed by what people can do on this show.
I also don't mind the background stories. I'm glad we don't only see them for finishers--or it w