Sandra Diaz-Twine - Survivor: Pearl Islands, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: Game Changers, Survivor: Winners at War, SurvivorAU: Blood v Water

Seasons - US (AU): 4 (1) | Days played: 110 (16) | Wins: 2 (0) | Jury: 0 (0)

  • Survivor: Pearl Islands (2003) - Winner, 6-1.
  • Received six jury votes to win (6-1) in Episode 14, "Flames and Endurance" (Day 39).



  • Survivor: Island of the Idols (2019) - Mentor/ advisor.
  • Appeared (alongside Rob Mariano) as an "Idol," dispensing advice and advantages from the titular Island.

  • Survivor: Winners at War (2020) - 20th place, 8th out.
  • Voted out in Episode 6, "Quick on the Draw" (Day 16). Left EoE immediately (night 16).

Sandra Diaz-Twine on social media: twitter | Instagram

Sandra Diaz-Twine - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats Overall scores
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S7: Pearl Islands 1.00 13.89 0.07 10 0 12 0.83 5.83 6 7 0.86 1.76 11.98
S20: Heroes vs. Villains 0.69 11.56 0.06 9 1 12 0.75 4.20 6 9 0.67 1.48 8.89
S34: Game Changers 0.27 1.12 0.24 2 5 5 0.38 1.24 - - - 0.61 1.51
S40: Winners at War 0.31 1.04 0.30 2 1 3 0.65 3.73 - - - 0.95 4.04
AU7: Blood v Water 0.37 1.26 0.27 1 13 4 0.17 0.41 - - - 0.45 0.78
Career (US only) 2.27 27.61 0.08 23 7 32 0.72 4.37 12 16 0.75 1.55 6.52
Sandra Diaz-Twine - Challenge record

Survivor Smoothies - Ep5 IC

Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-15; 2 sit-outs):

  • Pearl Islands Ep. 1 IC: "Cannon Carry" - Drake wins, despite Morgan nudity.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 2 RC: "Bountiful Chest" - Sandra sits out of another Drake win.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 2 IC: "All Tied Up" - Sandra pulls the rope, Drake wins.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 3 RC: "Sprung A Leak" - Bails water, Drake wins again.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 3 IC: "Pull Your Weight" - Removed at the 10-minute mark, Drake wins.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 4 RC: "Float-It Notes" - Sandra digs up puzzle pieces; Drake wins again.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 4 IC: "Boarding Party" - Drake finally loses one, Rupert gets kidnapped by Morgan.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 5 RC: "Paddle for Paddles" - Drake loses, with Rupert on the other tribe.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 5 IC: "Survivor Smoothies" - With Savage, enjoys a sardine-bleeding clam smoothie, but can't handle the sardine garnish in the tie-breaker, loses to Darrah, and Drake loses.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 6 RC: "Ready, Aim, Fire" - Drake wins.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 6 IC: "Carry That Weight" - Sandra sits out; Drake loses.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 7 RC: "Pirate Prison Break" - Drake and Morgan both lose to the Outcasts.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 10 RC: "Rats in the Rigging" - Paired with Tijuana, loses to Rupert/Fairplay in the first round.
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 12 RC: "Water Obstacle Course" - Teamed with Christa and Burton, does not win.

 

Set Adrift - Final 3 IC

Individual challenge record (0-for-11): (Mean % finish: 50%)

  • Pearl Islands Ep. 8 IC: "Keelhauling" - Distant fifth in the first-round heat (5th/5).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 9 RC: "Signal Fire" - Hits two plates in the first round, doesn't advance (2nd/3).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 9 IC: "Mixed Nuts" - Gets 5 questions right, but sixth out (4th/9).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 10 IC: "Killer" - Activates killer status, eliminates Rupert, taken out by Burton (4th/8).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 11 RC: "Loved Ones Overboard" - Sandra's husband, Marcus, is the first eliminated (7th/7).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 11 IC: "What Do You Make of This?" - 12 words on final round (2nd/7).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 12 IC: "Musket Love" - Hits one sail, which is at least one more than Fairplay does (tie-3rd/6).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 13 RC: "Second Chances" - One of four people nowhere close to Burton's win (tie-2nd/5).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 13 IC: "Corks and Keys" - Tied for last with Lill (tie-4th/5).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Tribal Draft" - Answers two questions right, but the jury wins (tie-4th/5).
  • Pearl Islands Ep. 14 F3 IC: "Set Adrift" - First person out, circa 15 minutes in (3rd/3).

 

Duel/ Hero challenge record (0-for-0):

  • Pearl Island : None.

A Crate Idea - Ep2 RC/IC

Tribal/team challenge record (5-for-15; 6 sit-outs):

  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.1 RC: "Battle Dig" - Disrobes Sugar, but Sugar scores anyway, Villains lose (3-2).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.1 IC: "Lock & Load, Light" - Works the puzzle, and Villains win on the puzzle.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.2 RC/IC: "A Crate Idea" - Rolls crates with Tyson; Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.3 RC/IC: "Sumo'an Mud" - Sits out with Courtney, as the Villains lose big (8-0).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.4 RC: "Slip, Slide & Score" - Loses a point to James, but the Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.4 IC: "Roll With It" - Sits out with Courtney again, as the Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.5 RC: "Schmergen Brawl" - Sits out with Courtney and Parvati, Villains win again.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.5 IC: "Blind Cube Crisis" - Paired with Coach, Villains win on the puzzle.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.7 RC: "Basket Brawl" - Sits out with Courtney and Parvati, Villains lose.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.7 IC: "Caught in the Web" - Works the puzzle with Rob, but the Villains lose.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.8 RC: "Faux Coconut Bowling" - Sits out with Courtney again, Villains lose (3-1).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.8 IC: "Mudslide" - Paired with Russell, loses vs. Amanda/Candice. Villains lose (2-1).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.9 RC: "Chimney Sweep" - Outlasts Rupert, and the Villains win (3-0).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.9 IC: "Strung Out" - Sits out again, Villains lose.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.11 RC: "Pacific Shuffle" - Teamed with Russell and Rupert, does not win.

 

Individual challenge record (0-for-9): (Mean % finish: 31%)

  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 6 RC/IC: "Rope-A-Dope" - Tied for last on the Villains (tie-7th/9).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 10 IC: "Get A Grip" - Second to drop out, in about a minute (9th/10).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 11 IC: "House of Cards" - Does not win (bottom 6/9).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 12 F8 IC: "When It Rains" - Drops out with Russell at 1 minute for cookies, milk (8th/8).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 12 F7 IC: "Pegatory Knockout" - Second on the first round, but out after second (tie-4th/7).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 13 RC: "Pass the Bucket" - Paired with her uncle, does not win (tie-4th/6).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 13 IC: "Keep It Up" - Outlasts Colby, but second out (5th/6).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 14 F5 IC: "Offer It Up" - First person eliminated, at 9 dishes (5th/5).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Blind Maze" - Not among the near-winner throng (4th/4).

 

Hero challenge/ duel record: (0-for-0)

  • None.

Austin's EOC - Ep3 RC/IC

Tribal/team challenge record (1.5*-for-6; 1 sit-out):

  • Game Changers Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Blue Lagoon Bustle" - Works the puzzle with Ciera, but Mana does not win.
  • Game Changers Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Serpent Turf" - Removes number tiles from the giant snake, but Mana loses again.
  • Game Changers Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Austin's EOC" - Works the puzzle with Varner; new Nuku wins! (1st/3).
  • Game Changers Ep. 4 IC: "Ow Pairs" - Sits out, watches Nuku blow a huge lead; Nuku loses.
  • Game Changers Ep. 5 RC: "Unchained Medley" - Works the final slide puzzle; Nuku doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
  • Game Changers Ep. 5 IC: "Box Car Blues" - Helps flip the giant cube for Nuku, but Nuku loses (3rd/3).

*Note: Second-place finishes in the three-tribe phase of Game Changers count as half a win.

 

Individual challenge record (0-for-0):

  • Game Changers: None.

 

Hero challenge/ duel record: (0-for-0)

  • None.

Draggin' the Dragon - Ep2 RC/IC

Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-7; 1 2nd; 4 sit-outs):

  • Winners at War, Ep. 1 F20 IC: "Water Slaughter" - Not shown competing; Dakal wins, 3-1.
  • Winners at War, Ep. 1 F19 IC: "Blue Lagoon Bustle" - Officially sits out, as Dakal loses.
  • Winners at War, Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Draggin' the Dragon" - Works the puzzle with Sophie; Dakal wins.
  • Winners at War, Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Along the Watch Tower" - Sits out, as Dakal wins again.
  • Winners at War, Ep. 4 RC/IC: "Beyond the Wheel" - Sits out, as Dakal blows the puzzle, loses.
  • Winners at War, Ep. 5 IC: "Block in a Hard Place" - Still with Dakal, crosses obstacles, and Dakal doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
  • Winners at War, Ep. 6 IC: "Rice Race" - Sits out, as Dakal is one of two losing tribes.

 

Individual challenge record (0-for-0):

  • Winners at War: None.

 

Hero challenge/ duel record:

  • Winners at War: None.

Ep4 RC

Tribal/team challenge record (4-for-14; 1 sit-out):

  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 1 RC: "Water Slaughter" - Loses final point to Nina; Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 1 IC: (Battering rams) - Helps haul the ram, and Blood wins.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 2 RC: (Water cage match) - With Amy, loses to Shay; Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 2 IC: (Barrel roll) - Crosses obstacles, and Blood wins.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 3 RC: (Sandbag pile) - Sits out, as Blood wins.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 3 IC: (Poles, seesaw) - Crosses obstacles, but Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 4 RC: (Mud pit, bell) - Loses a point to Nina, but Blood wins.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 4 IC: (Poles, seesaw) - Blood can't solve their puzzle, loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 5 RC: "Sumo at Sea" - Loses a point to Nina, Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 5 IC: (Endurance logs) - Fifth out for Blood, before any Waters drop out, but thanks to Ben, Blood wins.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 6 RC: (3-on-3 rugby) - On a point-losing team; Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 6 IC: (Pairs basketball) - Shoots the third basket, but Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 7 RC: (Rowing tug-of-war) - On two point-losing teams; Blood loses.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 7 IC: (Boxes, table maze) - Crosses obstacles; Blood loses.

 

Individual challenge record (0-for-0):

  • AU: Blood v Water: None.

 

Hero challenge/ duel record:

  • AU: Blood v Water: None.
Career totals - challenges
Team/tribal challenges (US | AU)
Wins: 14 | 4
2nd place: 2 | --
Played: 43 | 14
Win%: 0.35 | 0.29
Sat out: 13 | 1
Individual challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 20
Win%: 0.00
Mean % Finish: 39.2%
Hero challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 0
Win%: --
Mean % Finish: --

 

Sandra Diaz-Twine - Tribal Council record

Final Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (10/12):

  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 4: Burton Roberts (voted out, 5-2).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 5: Michelle Tesauro (voted out, 6-1).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 6: Trish Dunn (voted out, 4-2).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 7: Shawn Cohen (voted out, 4-1).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 8: Andrew Savage (voted out, 6-4).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 9: Ryan Opray (voted out, 8-1).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 11: Tijuana Bradley (voted out, 5-2).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 13: Burton Roberts (voted out again, 3-2).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 14 (F4 vote): Darrah Johnson (voted out, 3-1).
  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 14 (F3 vote): Autovote against Jonny Fairplay (voted out 1-0 [or 2-1]).

 

VAP - Votes against (0):

  • Pearl Islands: None.

 

Jury votes received (6/7):

  • Pearl Islands, Ep. 14: Received six jury votes, from Jonny Fairplay, Darrah Johnson, Burton Roberts, Christa Hastie, Rupert Boneham, and Ryan Opray (winner, 6-1).

Idols held/played: (1/1; 2 votes voided)

  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 12: After Probst reads the clue at the RC, finds the idol, pockets it, doesn't tell anyone.
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 13: After hinting to Rupert that she could help him, ends up playing the idol for herself, voiding two votes against her (from Rupert and Colby).

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (9/12):

  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 3: Randy Bailey (voted out, 9-1).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 8: Coach Wade (voted out, 4-3).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 9: Courtney Yates (voted out, 5-1).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 10: J.T. Thomas (idoled out, 5-[0]-[0]).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 11: Amanda Kimmel (voted out, 6-3).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 12 (F8 vote): Candice Woodcock (voted out, 5-3).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 13: Rupert Boneham (voted out, 4-[0]).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 14 (F5 vote): Colby Donaldson (voted out, 4-1).
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 14 (F4 vote): Jerri Manthey (voted out, 3-1).

 

VAP - Votes against (1):

  • [Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 13: Two votes, from Colby and Rupert, both voided by her idol play.]
  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 14 (F5 vote): One vote, from Colby.

 

Jury votes received (6/9):

  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 14: Received six jury votes, from Colby Donaldson, Rupert Boneham, Candice Woodcock, Amanda Kimmel, J.T. Thomas, and Courtney Yates (winner, 6-3-0).

Ep4 Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • Game Changers: None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/5):

 

VAP - Votes against (5):

  • Game Changers, Ep. 6: Five votes, from Andrea, Ozzy, Sarah, Tai, and Zeke (voted out, 5-2).

 

Jury votes made (0/0):

  • Game Changers: None.

Ep1 F19 Tribal

Idols/advantages held/played (1/0):

  • Winners at War, Ep. 1: Purchases a 3-Tribal idol from Natalie at EoE (Day 3).
  • Winners at War, Ep. 6: Sells the idol to Denise for two fire tokens (well, one; Day 16).

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/3):

 

VAP - Votes against (1):

  • Winners at War, Ep. 6: One vote, from Denise (idoled out, [0]-1).

 

Jury votes made (0/0):

  • Winners at War: None.

Ep4 Tribal

Idols/advantages held/played (0/0):

  • AU: Blood v Water: None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (1/4):

 

VAP - Votes against (13):

  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 3: One vote, from Sam.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 6: Three votes, from Amy, David, and Jay.
  • AU: Blood v Water, Ep. 7: Nine votes, from Amy, David, Jordan, Jordie, Josh, Mark, Mel, Nina, and Shay (voted out, 9-1).

 

Jury votes made (0/0):

  • AU: Blood v Water: None.
Career totals - Tribal Council (US | AU)
Hidden idols
Found: 2 | 0
Played: 1 | --
Votes voided: 2 | --
Voting record
VFB: 23 | 1
Tribals: 32 | 4
VAP: 7 | 13
Jury votes
Made: 0
Received: 12
Total jurors: 16

 

Sandra Diaz-Twine - Pictures
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    Pearl Islands intro shot
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    Pearl Islands intro shot
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    Pulling her weight, Ep3 IC
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    I've got six minutes if you need it, Jeff
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    Watching the final Rupert vs. Osten showdown
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    Drake wins immunity!
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    Charity clapping for Morgan
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    Facing off against Savage, first round, Ep5 IC
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    Trying to get a sardine down, final round
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 IC
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    About to be merged, pre-Ep8 IC
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    Watching the final heat, Ep8 IC
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    Merge feasting
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    Balboa tribe, Ep8 Tribal Council
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    Competing with Lill (and the jury), F4 IC
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    Starting line, F3 IC
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    Still in it
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    Answering Christa's question, Final Tribal Council
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    Final Two, ready for the vote reveal
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    The winner of Survivor: Pearl Islands
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    Hugs
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    Heroes vs. Villains intro shot
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    Heroes vs. Villains intro shot
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    Opening sequence confessional, Ep1
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    On the chopper with Coach
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    Greeting Probst
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    With Courtney, watching the Ep1 RC
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    Starting line, Ep1 IC
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    Working the puzzle
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    Victorious Villains
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    Lifting the final crate, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Talking with Randy, Ep3
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    Villains arrival, Ep3 RC/IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Making plans for Tribal
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    Villains tribe, Ep3 Tribal Council
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    Listening to Probst
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    Watching Randy burn his buff
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    Watching some brawling, Ep5
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    Battling Rupert, Ep9 RC
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    Finally merging, Ep10
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    Re-connecting with Rupert
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    Stacking cards, Ep11 IC
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    Whoops
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    Starting line, loved ones EC, Ep13
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    Just got picked to join Jerri on reward
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    Final Tribal Council
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    Final three, facing the jury
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    Reunion show, ready for the vote reveal
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    The winner of Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains...
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    Sandra wins twice!
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    Hugs
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    Game Changers intro shot
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    Game Changers intro shot
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    Bonus Game Changers intro shot
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    In the boat, Day 1
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    Opening sequence confessional about being Queen
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    Mana, ready to paddle out
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    Made it to camp, hugging Aubry
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 RC/IC
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    Working the puzzle with Ciera
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    Sigh
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    Heading to Tribal
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    Mana tribe, Ep1 Tribal Council
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    Everybody should go to the end with Sandra!
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    Early Ep2 alliance with Tony
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    Ambushed by the #spybunker guy
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    That's the end of that alliance
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Watching Malcolm toss rings
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    Heading to Tribal again
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    Mana tribe, Ep2 Tribal Council
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    That's what you get!
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    Selecting new buffs, Ep3
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    The new Nuku tribe
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    A chilling vision of things to come
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    Marooned while JT hunts for idols
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    Yup
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    Mmm, goats
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    Don't get too attached...
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    Goats are here for eating!
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 RC/IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Working the puzzle with Varner
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    Nuku wins!
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep4 RC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Malcolm/Nuku wins!
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    Cheers!
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    Not trusting JT
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep4 IC
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    Opting to sit out
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    The losing Nukus... going to Tribal with Mana?
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    We have a 6-5 numbers advantage. This should be easy.
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    Planning to target Sierra
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    Mana and Nuku, Ep4 Tribal Council
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    Listening to JT
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    Interpreting Hali
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    POh no, none
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    More huddling
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    Great, Tai is playing an idol
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    *Groan*
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    Angry at JT, Ep5
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    JT will pay for Malcolm getting idoled
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep5 RC
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    Watching Varner hook stuff
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    Working the slide puzzle
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    Nuku doesn't lose!
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    Talking about the sugar situation
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    Sorry, JT and Michaela
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep5 IC
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    Moving cubes so JT can get keys
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    Watching JT vs. Ozzy
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    The losing Nukus
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    Sure, JT. We all want Michaela out.
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    But I don't know about that!
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    Reassuring Michaela
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    Nuku tribe, Ep5 Tribal Council
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    Listening to JT
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    Verbal high-five, Michaela!
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    I ate the sugar
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    Pre-swap lineup, Ep6
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    Buffs dropped, ready to swap
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    The new new Nuku tribe
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    I'm optimistic, Jeff
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    Hey, Ozzy and Andrea. Nice to see you.
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    Sounds like bullshit to me, Varner
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Hauling the sled
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    Puzzle pieces, not Queens
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    Sure we did, Varner. Sure we did.
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    For the first time in my career on Survivor, this doesn't feel right
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    Nuku, Ep6 Tribal Council
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    Listening to Ozzy
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    Tai wants to target Ozzy?
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    Sixth person voted out...
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    Don't do it, Jeff!
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    In her 29th Tribal Council, snuffed for the first time ever (Day 16).
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    Adiós
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    Winners at War intro shot
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    Winners at War intro shot
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    On the boat, Day 1
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    Boston Rob lied to me for 36 days in Season 39
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    A toast to 20 years, 20 winners
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    The new Dakal tribe
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Dakal wins immunity on Day 1!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Learning about fire tokens
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    No hard feelings, Tony?
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 F19 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching from the sit-out bench
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pay attention, Tony!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    The losing Dakals
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Just bought an idol from Natalie on EoE
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    I can't say anything, Kim
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Dakal, Ep1 F19 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking to Probst
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Taking part in Tony's ladder expedition, Ep2
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC/IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Waiting for the puzzle pieces
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Working the puzzle with Sophie
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Dakal wins!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking about being a provider, Ep3
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Putting out the net, with Sarah
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Tony vs. the shark
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Yul warns her that Tyson is gunning for her
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Sitting out
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Standing out (Dakal wins, barely)
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Tyson pitches the multi-time players sticking together as shields, Ep4
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    I don't trust him
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep4 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Sitting out with Tony
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Still undecided about Tyson, allegedly
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Heading to Tribal
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Dakal, Ep4 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Listening to Probst
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Picking new buffs, Ep5
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    With the new Dakal tribe
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Chatting with fellow still-Dakal Tony
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep5 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Crossing obstacles
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching the block knocking
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Reacting to Rob's boot, Ep6
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Just set the sit-out record!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking with Denise and Kim
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Tony's paranoid, I need to get him before he gets me
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Offering to sell her idol to Denise
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Making the sale
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Dakal, Ep6 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking to Probst
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Eighth person voted out of Winners at War...
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Snuffed, Day 16 (Episode 6)
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Saying her goodbyes to the Edge people
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Happy to end it here
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    See ya never, Edge!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    AU: Blood v Water intro shot
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    AU: Blood v Water intro shot
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Opening sequence scene, with Nina
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Arriving in style, Day 1
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    The newly assigned Blood tribe
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Losing a point to Nina, Ep1 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Introducing herself to the newbs
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking about past experience
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching the fire-making attempt
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Starting line, Ep1 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching Croc and Jordan throw
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood wins immunity!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood has fire! Ep2
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Chatting with Kate and Croc
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Crossing obstacles, Ep2 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching Jesse roll out the barrels
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood wins immunity!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood wins reward!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Listening to Dave's shopping story
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    I didn't believe a word of it
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching the chopping, Ep3 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Helping feed blocks
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    The losing Bloods
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Dave is targeting me?
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Heading to Tribal
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood tribe, Ep3 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking to Jonathan
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Happy that Dave was in hot water last night
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching the wrestling, Ep4 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Trying to hold Nina back
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Reward feasting
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Not going so well, Ep4 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Chatting with Michelle
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood, Ep4 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Listening to Amy
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Weird to vote someone out and they're still there!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching Sumo at Sea, Ep5 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Losing a point vs. Nina, again
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Starting line, Ep5 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Ben wins it for Blood!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching Amy shoot, Ep6 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Post-challenge chat in camp
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Time to get to work
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Plotting in the hammock
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Heading to Tribal
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood, Ep6 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking to Jonathan
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Buffs dropped, time to swap, Ep7
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    The new Blood tribe, with Nina!
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Paddling, Ep7 RC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Giving a camp tour to the new arrivals
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    That seems ominous
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep7 IC
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Watching the table maze
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Helping Nina direct
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    The losing Bloods
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Things are looking grim
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Yes
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Getting that in just under the wire
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Blood, Ep7 Tribal Council
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Talking to Jonathan
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Sorry, Mom
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    The sixth person voted out of Blood V Water...
  • Sandra Diaz-Twine
    Snuffed, Day 16 (Episode 7)

 

Sandra Diaz-Twine - Interviews

Pre-game interviews

  • None found?

 

Post-game interviews

  • Melanie McFarland at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (12/15/03): "Million-dollar Army mom sounds off about her Survivor tour of duty"
  • USAToday (12/15/03): "Sandra Diaz-Twine wins $1M on Survivor"
  • Tatiana Morales at CBSNews.com (12/19/03): "Catching Up With Sandra"

Pre-game interviews

  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (1/27/10): "Sandra claims 'I'm a good girl, I promise.' Anyone believe that?"
  • Andy Dehnart at RealityBlurred (2/1/10): "Sandra Diaz-Twine: 'The same thing I did before, it'll work, because they're dummies'"

 

Post-game interviews

  • CBSNews.com article (5/17/10): "Survivor Winner: Sandra Diaz-Twine"
  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (5/17/10): "Winner Interview: Sandra Diaz-Twine"
  • Kate Stanhope at TVGuide.com (5/17/10): "Sandra: Russell Doesn't Know How to Play the Game"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (5/22/10): "Sandra Diaz-Twine talks Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (6/14/10): "Sandra Diaz-Twine: Uncut & Uncensored"

 

Thanks to Muneeb Khan (@MUK734) for his help in compiling this list.

Pre-game interviews

  • CBS Game Changers pre-game interview (YouTube)
  • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (2/9/17): "Sandra Diaz-Twine Aims for Her Third Title"
  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (2/10/17): "Sandra says 'I am the best player ever'"
  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (2/23/17): "Sandra: 'If I Can Get to Day 4, I'll Be There at Day 39'"

 

Post-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (4/6/17): "Sandra: 'Grabbing that Wrong Buff Killed My Game'"
  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (4/6/17): "Sandra reveals her tribe actually did kill and eat a goat"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (4/6/17): "Exit Interview | Latest Player Voted Out - 4/06/17"

Pre-game interviews

  • Sangita Patel for ETCanada (1/15/20): "Sandra Diaz-Twine Shares Advice She Received from Boston Rob for Survivor Season 40"
  • Mike Bloom at Parade.com (1/16/20): "Two-Time Sole Survivor Sandra Diaz-Twine Is Back!"
  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (2/11/20): "Sandra Diaz-Twine - 'If I Win Again I'm Going to Have a Bigger Crown'"

 

Post-game interviews

  • None yet.

Pre-game interviews

  • None yet.

 

Post-game interviews

  • Official 10play.com exit interview (2/14/22): "'You Write This Down, I Am RETIRED': Queen Sandra Diaz-Twine Reveals the Differences Between US and Australian Survivor."
  • Shannon Guss at RHAP (2/14/22): "Australian Survivor: Blood vs Water | Week 3, Ep 7 Exit Interview"

 

Sandra Diaz-Twine - Bios

From her official CBS Pearl Islands bio page:

"Born in Stamford, Connecticut, Sandra Diaz-Twine currently lives in Ft. Lewis, Washington with her husband, Marcus, and their two children, Tatiana, 8, and Alanna, 6. She is employed as a senior office associate with the Army and Air force Exchange Service. Prior to her current employment, she served as a chemical repair specialist with the United States Army. She also previously worked in the mailroom of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and in customer service at a clothing store. Her favorite hobbies are fishing and camping. She describes herself as adventurous, dedicated and a team player. She is most proud of having graduated from community college where she received an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Fayetteville Community College in North Carolina. Her favorite sport is volleyball. Her mother is her hero because she has always been committed to and made sacrifices for her children. She thinks her mother is the bravest, kindest, most loving person and an inspiration. She believes she's a contender for Survivor: Pearl Islands because of her ability to improvise and feels her small knowledge of hunting will be an asset to the tribe. She also thinks she's a good provider and possesses good field skills. Her birth date is July 30, 1974."

From her CBS Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains bio page:

 

"Personal Claim To Fame: “Graduating from community college where I received an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.”
Inspiration in Life: “My mother.”
Previous Finishes: Pearl Islands: Winner
Favorite Past Moment: “When I dumped the fish after Rupert got voted out.”
Previous Survivor She Respects Most: “I have no comment.”
Previous Survivor She Respects Least: Jonny Fairplay (Pearls Islands, Micronesia)
Why Did She Come Back?: “Hands down, the money!”"

Excerpts from her official CBS Game Changers bio page:

 

"How have you changed since the last time you played? 
I’ve gotten older and fatter.

 

What are you most proud of from the last time? 
Winning again.

 

How will you play differently this time? 
I have no choice but to be a more aggressive-sneaky-mean-lying-and-cheating Sandra."

Excerpts from her official CBS Survivor: Winners at War cast bio page: (1/15/20)

"Three words to describe you: Sassy, unapologetic, and loyal.

When did you first watch Survivor?
Season 1.

Do you still watch Survivor?
Yup.

What does Survivor mean to you and your family?
Everything I have is because of Survivor. I'm very grateful.

What is one way playing Survivor changed your life?
I'm the only two-time winner.

As Survivor approaches Season 40 and celebrates 20 years on television, what does it mean to be a part of the legacy?
It's an honor to have been part of this show!

How will you play differently than you have in your past seasons?
I'm gonna switch it up from the usual "as long as it's not me" philosophy."

Official Ten AU: Blood v Water bio excerpts: (January 24, 2022)

"Sandra is a two-time US Survivor winner and now she is ready to take on Australian Survivor and defend her international Survivor throne. Sassy and outspoken and having been a part of US Survivor five times, she is excited to be playing with a family member for the very first time.

While she might be the Queen, Sandra has never played Survivor: Blood V Water and is hoping not to impact Nina’s game. Sandra says: “I’m set in my ways but having Nina out there will remind me, ‘Sandra, tone it down.’ It’s a whole different game, it’s a whole different place, it’s a whole different theme so I can’t be the same Sandra as before.”

What will be your strength? My strength on Australian Survivor will be my social game. I can pretty much find something in common with everyone. I can be a good friend to those that are interested in getting to know me.

What will be your weakness? My weakness has always been my lack of being a physically dominant player at challenges and my reluctance with water challenges, although I can swim."