Brown, who was just completing her treatment for cancer, went on to compete in The Duel.She took off her wig during one of the competitions, and this has been viewed as one of the most memorable and touching Challenge moments.Med Gift's objective is to help patients obtain support from family and friends while in treatment.She was also a patient advocate, speaking and appearing on numerous television and online shows and conferences.Brown dated fellow Challenge castmember Chris "CT" Tamburello for over a year and a half after meeting on The Duel in 2006.Brown credited Tamburello for playing a role in her remission recovery and giving her confidence.
Shortly after her death, it was revealed that Brown's age had been misrepresented to the public.
She was best known as a recurring cast member on the MTV reality television series The Challenge.
Brown founded Med Gift, a website that provides a gift registry for patients and support pages to both people experiencing illnesses and their caregivers.
Filmed in Australia, it featured two-player teams; each team had an alumnus of The Real World or Road Rules partnered with a newcomer to The Challenge (collectively known as "Fresh Meat") who was never part of one of the two aforementioned series.
Brown was partnered with Road Rules alumnus Derrick Kosinski, and the pair finished in fourth place in the competition.