(Age): Elisabeth Markham (27)
Tribe Designation: Brains
Current Residence: New York, N.Y.
Occupation: Quantitative strategist (I write computer
programs that forecast stock prices and trade automatically).
Personal Claim to Fame: Building a blackjack
card-counting team. We started with 10 people investing $2,500 each and
it grew the bankroll to over $500,000 in less than a year.
Inspiration in Life: My badass grandma, who was
incredibly smart, social, savvy at business and loved by everyone.
Hobbies: Gambling (for profit), everything outdoorsy,
strategic board games and traveling far off the beaten path.
Pet Peeves: Racism, sexism and homophobia. People who
refuse to learn from evidence and won稚 listen to logical arguments.
3 Words to Describe You: Thoughtful, smart and
If You Could Have 3 Things on the Island What Would
They Be and Why? My Kindle, soap and pen and paper for planning
strategy, recording memories and leaving false clues to hidden immunity
idols for specific people to find.
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Parvati,
because she痴 great at concealing her intelligence behind her flirty
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: I love playing strategic
games that I have a decent chance of winning. Wilderness survival and
challenges will be really fun. I知 far more excited for the game than
the possibility of prizes at the end.
Why You Think You値l "Survive" SURVIVOR:
My brain will be an asset to my alliance for strategy and my team for
challenges. I知 good at fitting in with different types of people. I
have pretty good outdoors skills too. Why You Think You Will Be the Sole
SURVIVOR: I am going to be an unusually strategic and clever player. I
am also likable. I知 fit so I値l be good at challenges but not so
much I値l be perceived as threatening.