(Age): Artis Silvester (53)
Residence: Terry Town, La.
Claim to Fame: Beating stage 4 cancer.
in Life: My ex-wife Ė sheís my light,
my strength, my everything. I pray everyday that
we are brought back together.
Martial arts, motorcycle riding and bowling.
Peeves: Traffic, know-it-all people,
bullies or people that prey or pick on those
weaker than themselves.
Words to Describe You: Spontaneous
(sometimes explosive), opinionated and
Contestant You Are Most Like: Iím a
combination of Rudy, Rupert and James. I have Rudy
and Rupertís cunning leadership and likability.
I have Jamesís physical appeal Ė even at 52.
Reason for Being
on SURVIVOR: The million-dollar prize and
the chance for the experience of a lifetime. Plus,
Iím tired of yelling and screaming at my TV
about how the contestants are playing.
You Think Youíll ďSurviveĒ SURVIVOR:
I have physical and mental strength, creativity,
adaptability and a sense of humor. Iím an
incredible manipulator and I have an uncanny
ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR:
When the odds are stacked against me that is when
I shine the most. Although Iím definitely no
angel, I believe I do have a guardian angel
watching over me. No one has been more persistent
than me to be on the show, and it is because I
know I can win if given the chance.