Robert Crowley considers himself a hybrid of Indiana Jones
and Robinson Crusoe. He loves the outdoors and is always ready for his
Robert is a high school physics teacher in Gorham, Maine and holds both
Associate and Bachelor degrees in forestry from the University of Maine -
Orono and a Masters of Education degree from the University of Southern
Maine. However, after the school bell rings, Robert becomes an
entrepreneur. His wide range of jobs span from being a first mate on a
research boat for the Smithsonian Institution in Canada to an entomologist
for the USDA, to a skunk relocater, as well as President, Vice President
and Chief Negotiator for his local Teacher's Union.
When not on an adventure, Robert interests include journal writing, story
telling, photography, bone collecting, archeology and camping.
This tree climbing scientist, who describes himself as honest,
adventurous, resourceful and witty, built his truly "green"
summer cabin back when green was only referred to as the color. His
"green" cabin was completely built with recycled material and
requires a fraction of the energy of the average U.S. home. He's built
numerous structures from recycled material including wharfs, saunas, a
chicken house and a hunting cabin.
Robert strategy is to be a provider and to fly under the radar on
SURVIVOR. He's out to prove that nice guys can make it to the end of the
Robert and his wife Peggy reside in Portland, Maine. They have two sons,
David and John, one daughter, Page, and a high maintenance cat named
William. Robert's birth date is February 25, 1951.
Bob: "I am the cleverest Survivor out of here, very
often I say I am not intelligent but I am wicked smart. I can figure stuff
out, I can build a house out of nothing. I'm good at solving problems.
I remember five words in a row or a telephone number? I can give you the
first three numbers but I am sort of missing the rest but I am clever. I am
feeling confident because I can be a likeable person. I think I can help the
tribe live the good life while we are there. I am working on my strategy to
be the last person standing and I think I got a good 1 in 18 chance of
winning. I look around and I think I am the oldest one around here. I don't
think I am a threat because of that. If I was a younger, stronger and
athletic man or woman, I would be more nervous. I am in pretty good shape. I can climb, I can jump. I'm by no
means not in my prime. I think being in this game, being in your prime puts
you at risk. I think my prime without a doubt is my cleverness and my
ability to deal with people. I can look at people and figure them
Jeff Probst: ''He's the oldest guy out there. And
unfortunately, that works against people all the time, even though there's
probably nobody better equipped for this game. He's probably the guy who
will be the biggest asset, if they don't get foolish and vote him out.''