Brenda Lowe - Survivor: Nicaragua, Survivor: Caramoan
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Seasons: 2 | Days: 63 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 2

Survivor: Nicaragua (2010) - 10th place, 11th out - third juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 10, "Stuck in the Middle" (Day 27).

Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites (2013) - 6th place, fifteenth out - sixth juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 13, "Don't Say Anything About My Mom" (Day 36).
Brenda Lowe - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S21: Nicaragua 1.60 5.57 0.29 5 13 6 0.80 1.37 - - - 1.08 2.98
S26: Caramoan 3.07 9.90 0.31 5 5 9 0.55 1.73 - - - 0.86 4.79
Career 4.67 15.42 0.30 10 18 15 0.66 1.44 - - - 0.96 3.77
Brenda Lowe - Challenge record
Survivor: Nicaragua - Click links to watch the challenges on YouTube
Getting Tanked - Ep1 IC
Hay Mate - Ep2 RC/IC

Tribal/team challenge record (5-for-11)

  • Nicaragua Ep.1 RC: "Medallion of Power" - Finds the Medallion of Power for La Flor. Counted as a tribal challenge, La Flor wins.
  • Nicaragua Ep.1 IC: "Getting Tanked" - Does the puzzle stage for La Flor, and La Flor wins again.
  • Nicaragua Ep.2 RC/IC: "Hay-Mate" - First through the mud pit, but thanks to poor ball tossing/catching by the guys, La Flor loses.
  • Nicaragua Ep.3 RC/IC: "Getting Barreled" - Rolls one barrel, La Flor wins.
  • Nicaragua Ep.4 RC/IC: "Sears and Doers" - Caller for the younger tribe, La Flor wins.
  • Nicaragua Ep.5 RC: "Don't Let Your Balls Drop" - Still on La Flor, which now loses (thanks, Marty).
  • Nicaragua Ep.5 IC: "Spit It Out" - Dunked, spits for La Flor, and La Flor wins.
  • Nicaragua Ep.7 RC: "Jump Shot" - Shooter for La Flor. Misses on her one shot, and La Flor loses.
  • Nicaragua Ep.7 IC: "Cannon Ski-Ball" - With Purple Kelly, one of two cannonball launchers. Misses on all of her rolls, and La Flor loses, 5-2.
  • Nicaragua Ep.9 RC: "Three Little Pigs O Course" - Part of the losing team (with Purple Kelly, NaOnka, Jane, Holly).
  • Nicaragua Ep.10 RC: "Barrel Bridge" - Part of the losing team (with Dan, Sash, Holly, Benry).

 

Flashback - Ep9 IC
Splash back - Ep10 IC

Individual challenge record (1-for-4): (Mean % finish: 60%)

  • Nicaragua Ep.6 RC: "Kitty Litter" - Not among the top La Flor contenders in the initial ring dig-up leg for immunity.
  • Nicaragua Ep.8 IC: "Push Me, Pull You" - Third woman out (fourth out overall, 9th/12; among women, 4th/6).
  • Nicaragua Ep.9 IC: "Flashback" - Brenda wins! (1st/11).
  • Nicaragua Ep.10 IC: "Splash Back" - Fourth person to drop out (7th/10).

 

Redemption Island duel record (0-for-0):

  • Nicaragua: None.

 

Survivor: Caramoan
Water Slaughter - Ep1 RC
Head and Shoulders - Ep4 RC

Tribal/team challenge record (8-for-12; 1 sit-out):

  • Caramoan Ep.1 RC: "Water Slaughter" - With Phillip, wins the point against Michael & Sherri, and Bikal wins.
  • Caramoan Ep.1 IC: "A Long Way to the Top" - With Erik, tosses crates down from the third floor, but after Malcolm tosses, Bikal loses.
  • Caramoan Ep.2 RC/IC: "Plunge, Pull & Pop" - With Andrea & Erik, one of three divers, and Bikal wins.
  • Caramoan Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Cell Block Sea" - Competes, Bikal wins.
  • Caramoan Ep. 4 RC: "Head and Shoulders" - With Andrea, one of the people carried, Bikal wins.
  • Caramoan Ep. 4 IC: "Smash & Grab" - Smashes tiles for Bikal, Bikal wins, again.
  • Caramoan Ep. 5 RC: "Nut Bucket" - Shoots baskets, as Bikal wins.
  • Caramoan Ep. 6 IC: "Crate Outdoors" - Now switched to the new Gota, which promptly wins big.
  • Caramoan Ep. 7 RC: "Hot Pursuit" - Sits out for once, as new Gota wins again.
  • Caramoan Ep. 7 IC: "Phoenix Rises" - Rower and diver (with Erik & Eddie), Gota wins again.
  • Caramoan Ep. 9 RC: "Jump Shot" - Part of the losing team (with Dawn, Malcolm, Phillip, Andrea).
  • Caramoan Ep. 10 RC: "Muddy Waters" - Part of losing team (with Sherri, Malcolm, Andrea, Eddie).

 

Last Gasp - Ep9 IC
Bermuda Triangle - Ep12 IC

Individual challenge record (2-for-8): (Mean % finish: 71%)

  • Caramoan Ep. 8 IC: "Caramoan Catering" - Eliminated in the first round (bottom 6/12).
  • Caramoan Ep. 9 IC: "Last Gasp" - Eventually wins, in a tight battle with Andrea (1st/11).
  • Caramoan Ep. 10 IC: "Keel Hauling" - Makes it to the final (second) round, but ends behind Reynold and Malcolm (tie-3rd/10).
  • Caramoan Ep. 11 IC: "Drop A Log" - First pe!rson to drop out (9th/9).
  • Caramoan Ep. 12 F8 RC/IC: "Bermuda Triangle" - Barely loses by a toe after 3 hours, to Andrea (2nd/8).
  • Caramoan Ep. 12 F7 IC: "Fun Climb" - Finishes a distant second, with 4 rungs placed (2nd/7).
  • Caramoan Ep. 13 RC: "Loved Ones Dizzy Gillespie" - With her father, wins... then gives reward away (1st/6).
  • Caramoan Ep. 13 IC: "I Hold On" - Finishes a close second to Dawn (2nd/6).

 

Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

  • Caramoan: None.

 

Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 13
    Played: 23
    Win%: 0.57
    Sat out: 1
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 3
    Played: 12
    Win%: 0.25
    Mean% Finish: 68%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Brenda Lowe - Tribal Council record
Survivor: Nicaragua
Ep2 Tribal Council
Ep10 Tribal Council

Idols held/played (0/0):

  • Nicaragua, Ep. 4: (Day 9) Deciphers the hidden idol clue that NaOnka mugged Kelly B to get, then leads NaOnka to the spot where it was hidden. NaOnka takes the idol and keeps it.
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 11: (Day 28) NaOnka gives the idol to Chase, the day after voting Brenda out. Then quits.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (5/6):

  • Nicaragua, Ep. 2: Shannon Elkins (voted out, 7-3).
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 6: Kelly Bruno (voted out, 3-3-2, and 5-1 on the revote).
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 7: Jill Behm (voted out, 3-2-2).
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 8: Alina Wilson (voted out, 10-2).
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 9: Marty Piombo (voted out, 7-4).

 

VAP - Votes against (13):

  • Nicaragua, Ep. 2: Three votes, from Shannon, Fabio, and Kelly B.
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 6: Two votes, from Marty and Jill.
  • Nicaragua, Ep. 10: Eight votes, from Fabio, Chase, Sash, Holly, Dan, Jane, Benry, and NaOnka (voted out, 8-1-1).

 

Jury votes made (0/1):

  • Nicaragua, Ep. 14: Voted for Chase Rice (who finished second, 5-4-0).

 

Survivor: Caramoan
Persona Non Grata
Ep9 Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • Caramoan: None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (5/9):

 

VAP - Votes against (5):

  • Caramoan, Ep. 12 (F7 Tribal): Two votes, from Eddie and Andrea.
  • Caramoan, Ep. 13: Three votes, from Cochran, Dawn, and Sherri (voted out, 3-2-1).

 

Jury votes made (1/1):

  • Caramoan, Ep. 14: Voted for John Cochran (who won, 8-0-0).

 

Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 10
    Tribals: 15
    VAP: 18
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 1
    Received: --
Brenda Lowe - Pictures
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Brenda Lowe - Interviews
Survivor: Nicaragua

Pre-game interviews

 

Post-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (11/18/10): "Castaway interview: Brenda Lowe"
  • Kate Stanhope at TVGuide.com (11/18/10): "Brenda on Her Sweet Friendship with NaOnka and Why She Refused to Scramble"
  • Carrie Bell at People.com (11/19/10): "Brenda Lowe: 'I Made a Huge Mistake'"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (11/20/10): "Brenda Lowe talks Survivor: Nicaragua"

 

Survivor: Caramoan

Pre-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (1/21/13): "Brenda Lowe: 'There Is Good Brenda and Bad Brenda'"
  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (2/11/13): "Brenda on being worried about Brandon and his 'thing against girls'"
  • CBS Survivor: Caramoan "Meet the Cast" video (YouTube)

 

Post-game interviews

  • Rob Cesternino at RobHasAPodcast (5/9/13): "Talking With the Latest Player Voted Off of Survivor - 5/09/13"
  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (5/9/13): "Brenda 'Probably Wouldn't Talk to Dawn, Ever Again'"
  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (5/9/13): "Brenda Lowe on that 'painful eye-opener' and why she hasn't talked to Dawn since"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (5/11/13): "Brenda Lowe talks Survivor: Caramoan"

 

Brenda Lowe - Bios
Survivor: Nicaragua

From her official CBS bio page:

 

"Occupation: Paddleboard Co. Owner 
Personal Claim to Fame: Winning a Hispanic beauty pageant. I was the lamb among the Latin wolves. 
Inspiration in Life: Living by the saying- 'There's only one way to find out!' 
Hobbies: Paddle boarding, mountain biking, swimming. 
Pet Peeves: Complainers and people who don't take action! 
3 Words to Describe You: Smart, sarcastic, straight-forward. 
Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Ozzy- I wish! 
Reason for being on Survivor: $1,000,000 + it looks like a lot of F U N. 
Why you think you will be the sole Survivor: Easy, I'm a natural winner. I'm not scared of anything and nothing stops me when I get an idea in my head."

 

 

Survivor: Caramoan

From her official CBS Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites bio page:

 

"Previous Season: Survivor: Nicaragua – 11th castaway voted out/3rd Jury Member
Current Residence: Miami, Fla. 
Occupation: Paddleboard Co. Owner
Personal Claim to Fame: Winning an Hispanic beauty pageant.
Inspiration in Life: My parents
Hobbies: Paddleboarding, fishing and biking.
Pet Peeves: Weakness of character. 
3 Words to Describe You: Straight-forward, smart and independent. 
If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1) A picture of my fiancée.  2) A picture of my family.  3)My favorite yellow bunny.
Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Ozzy Lusth – young, athletic, driven and focused. 
Reason for Being on Survivor:  To win one million dollars.
Why You Think You’ll 'Survive' Survivor: I’m outdoorsy and have a positive attitude. 
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole Survivor: I have played before and learned from my mistakes. I am more mature, more focused and have more on the line this time."

 

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