Name (Age): Mike
Tribe Designation: Blue Collar
Current Residence: North Richland
Occupation: Oil Driller
Personal Claim to Fame: Paying off my
house in 2 Ĺ years. It took a lot of Ramen noodle nights, but to see
the focus and drive pay off, was priceless.
Inspiration in Life: Don Couch-He is
the man and I call him "Dad." Even though we are in no way
related he took it upon himself to teach me how to be man. He is a man
of morals and values and he is a man of his word. He means what he says
and is who he says. What a mentor.
Hobbies: Disc golf, running and
picking up the ladies! Haha!
What is your favorite sport? When I
was younger, it was playing football because the sound of someone losing
their air is awesome. Now that I am older, it is disc golf because I
love the challenge of me against the course.
Pet Peeves: People who are bad at
time management. If you say you're going to be somewhere at a certain
time, be there! Also spelling, I can't stand it when someone can't
3 Words to Describe You: Loyal,
Ambitious and Clever.
If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What
Would They Be and Why? 1. Any ball because I can make a game
out of anything, MacGyver-ish in this case. But it would be nice to have
a ball. 2. Toilet paper because it kind of stinks rubbing your bum with
your hands. 3. Tooth brush because it's refreshing not having yuck
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like:
Cochran, because he knows the game and how to move pieces; Ozzy because
that dude has the best posture of anyone and he's a bad ass; and Rob
because he takes over and gives 110% at everything.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: There's
a competitive fire inside me. I can't get enough. I live to compete
daily in my own life. If you guys let me loose on the challenges you
will see. Also, I want to see if I am as good of a manipulator as I
think I am.
Why You'll "Survive" SURVIVOR: I have
a never-quit attitude. If I have to die, I will before I quit! I am also
confident in who I am and what I can do a'' canít do. The ole 'fake it
till you make it' applies here. I also am a leader; people naturally
flock to me because of my outgoing attitude on life.
Why Will You Be the Sole SURVIVOR: My
life is constantly changing. At work, I must adapt to what the oil well
is doing and sometimes drastic measures need to be taken. In my personal
life, I have had to overcome being molested and bullied when I was young
and not having a father. Learning to be influenced by the right people
has been no easy chore. I have grown into my own skin - I know who I am
and what I am about. My faith has made me whole, my family and friends
have me strong, and my experiences have made me adapt. Letís get it