Name (Age): Nick Maiorano (30)
Tribe Designation: Beauty
Current Residence: Redondo Beach, Calif.
Occupation: Personal Trainer
Personal Claim to Fame: Iíll always be a better
listener than you. Meaning, I listen to people better than you do, Iím
more interested in people than you are, and I accept people more than
you do. And yes, sometimes I pretend to do these things, but at least I
pretend, whereas you just check out and are narcissistic.
Inspiration in Life: I didnít have a hero last time
I applied and still donít. No human is a hero. Iím my own hero
because I love the person I am.
Hobbies: Writing, exercising and managing web
Pet Peeves: These arenít necessarily pet peeves, but
angry, loud and rude people who donít know how to hold a conversation.
3 Words to Describe You: Obsessive-compulsive,
receptive and contrarian.
If You Could Have 3 Things on the Island What Would
They Be and Why? Alcohol. Thereís nothing like a truth serum to give
the other contestants. A picture of other contestantís loved ones to
negotiate with. A vacuum, so people think Iím dumber than they
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Courtney Yates
and Jonathan Penner, personality wise. But Iím much more socially
intelligent than they are.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: Winning a million
dollars and showing the other contestants that signing up for my season
of Survivor was a bad idea.
Why You Think Youíll "Survive" SURVIVOR:
Iím athletic, but the most useful skill is my positive nature. Other
members of the group will feed off my positive demeanor and remain
upbeat or at least feel better once they have a conversation with me.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR: Itís simple. Iím
charismatic and manipulative. This isnít something Iím proud to
admit, but itís true.