The 26-year-old photographer from Venice, California, excelled at all things athletic, and while he was an obvious target, he was also expected to make it further in the game. I got stabbed in the back by my friends, and I didn’t see it coming. Coming back to [Survivor], it was really the only way [to avoid] being voted out first. I think it's the only reason why I made it as far as I did.
(Perhaps that's why he didn't even bring the idol to his final tribal council? TVGuide.com: But it looked like you and James had talked and thought that something might be going on. TVGuide.com: What do you regret most about how this went down? TVGuide.com: Rather than relying on your physical ability, as you did in your first season, you played more of a social game this time. TVGuide.com: We've seen on Survivor that "showmances" can work.
1Insufferables (-1 each): Phillip Sheppard, perhaps the single most irritating, infuriating blowhard ever to compete on this show. The whole season had an air of uselessness around it, and we'd have all been better off if CBS had just aired a 30-minute special where Les Moonves wrote Mariano a check.
2Insufferables (-1 each): There are people who are very big fans of the over-the-top, self-conscious villainy of Russell Hantz. Not when said villainy is accomplished with all the subtlety of a water buffalo, thus making it utterly impossible for him to ever win a jury vote. While watching Russell get beat was certainly satisfying, that's not the same as having a satisfying winner.
, Ozzy emerged as one of the all-time great challenge performers.
Shortly after the tribe swap in the pre-merge, he aligned with Yul Kwon, Becky Lee and Sundra Oakley and pulled off one of the most impressive comebacks in history.
Last week’s episode of did not include any indication that Ozzy had broken this record.
It’s not clear as of yet if this will be mentioned on the show or the live reunion.