Candice Woodcock Cody - Survivor: Cook Islands, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: Blood vs. Water
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Seasons: 3 | Days: 72.5 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 2

Survivor: Cook Islands (2006) - 8th place, 13th out - fifth juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 12, "You're A Rat" (Day 30)
  • Sent to Exile Island four times. Cumulative time: In-game - 25 days; Exile Island - 5 days.

Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains (2010) - 8th place, 12th out - fifth juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 12, "A Sinking Ship" (Day 31).

Survivor: Blood vs. Water (2013) - 16th place, 5th out.

  • Voted out in Episode 1, "Blood Is Thicker Than Anything" (Day 1).
  • Eliminated in a duel in Episode 5, "The Dead Can Still Talk" (Day 11).
  • Longevity totals: In-game - 0.5 days; Redemption Island - 11 days.
Candice Woodcock - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S13: Cook Islands 1.02 4.57 0.22 5 6 7 0.70 2.00 - - - 0.92 3.02
S20: Heroes vs. Villains 2.23 7.56 0.29 5 5 8 0.62 1.94 - - - 0.91 4.17
S27: Blood vs. Water 1.25 2.00 0.63 0 6 1 -0.60 0.00 - - - 0.03 1.25
Career 4.49 14.13 0.32 10 17 16 0.62 1.81 - - - 0.93  3.31
Candice Woodcock - Challenge record
  • S13 logo Cook Islands challenges
    Ep6 RC - Kicking and Screaming
    Ep8 RC - Smash and Grab

    Tribal/team challenge record (6.25*-for-14; 2 sit-outs):

    • Cook Islands Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Lock and Load Light" - Raro finishes 3rd (of 4).
    • Cook Islands Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Tow the Line" - Raro ties for first (1st/4).
    • Cook Islands Ep. 3 IC: "Steeple Chase" - Now with new Aitu, drops out with the other Aitu women, but Aitu loses.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 4 RC: "Strung Along" - With Becky, passed through the obstacle course. Aitu wins.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 4 IC: "Mayday" - Serves as Aitu's damsel-in-distress, gets "rescued" by Ozzy, and Aitu wins.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 5 RC: "Never Tear Us Apart" - Paired with Sundra, who drops her weight at 15 lbs. Later, Aitu loses.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 5 IC: "United We Stand" - Helps hold poles, Aitu overcomes an early Raro lead, Aitu wins.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 6 RC: "Kicking and Screaming" - Gives Aitu a huge lead by fiercely resisting being pulled off her pole by Parvati and Rebecca, and Aitu wins reward.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 8 RC: "Smash and Grab" - With Yul and Ozzy, breaks tiles and gets keys. Aitu wins.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 8 IC: "Stairway to Heaven" - With Yul and Ozzy again, does the zipline, and Aitu loses.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 9 RC: "Barrel of Monkeys" - Now mutineed back to Raro. With Jenny, one of Raro's two barrel riders, but Raro loses, thanks to Nate & Adam's poor swimming.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 9 IC: "Depth Charge" - Sits out, watches Raro blow an early lead and lose.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 10 RC: "Make Your Point" - Paired with Adam, very slow at digging, Raro loses.
    • Cook Islands Ep. 10 IC: "South Pacific" - Sits out, Raro loses again.

    *Note: Third-place finishes in the four-tribe phase of Cook Islands count as a quarter of a win.


    Ep11 IC - Get A Grip
    Ep12 IC - Recollection

    Individual challenge record (0-for-2): (Mean % finish: 76%)

    • Cook Islands Ep. 11 IC, "Mast Cling On" - Outlasts all but Ozzy, dropping out at 135 minutes (2nd/9).
    • Cook Islands Ep. 12 IC, "Recollection" - Just misses the final round (4th/8).


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

    • Cook Islands: None.
  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains challenges
    A Crate Idea - Ep2 RC/IC
    Sumo'an Mud - Ep3 RC/IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-15):

    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 1 RC: "Battle Dig" - Paired with Sugar, who scores a topless point. Heroes win.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 1 IC: "Lock and Load, Light" - Rows puzzle boat, watches helplessly as Heroes blow puzzle.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 2 RC/IC: "A Crate Idea" - Flips crates with Tom, but Heroes lose again.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Sumo'an Mud" - Beats Parvati by falling on her, Heroes win big, 8-0.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 4 RC: "Slip, Slide & Score" - Scores against Courtney, but Heroes lose, 4-3.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 4 IC: "Roll With It" - Works table maze, as Heroes barely lose again.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 5 RC: "Schmergen Brawl" - Participates, but Heroes lose, 2-1.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 5 IC: "Blind Cube Crisis" - Paired with Rupert in blindfolded part, Heroes lose.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 7 RC: "Basket Brawl" - 1-for-2 in shooting, scores one of 3 Hero points. Heroes win, 3-0.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 7 IC: "Caught in the Web" - Picks up a lead retrieving bags, and Heroes win again.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 8 RC: "Faux Coconut Bowling" - did not get a chance to roll as Heroes win, 3-1.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 8 IC: "Mudslide" - Paired with Amanda, beats Russell/Sandra, and Heroes win, 2-1.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 9 RC: "Chimney Sweep" - Holds on to the end versus Danielle (as does JT vs. Parvati), but Colby, Rupert, and Amanda drop out, so the Heroes lose, 0-3.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 9 IC: "Strung Out" - Competes, Heroes win, but give an idol to Russell.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 11 RC: "Pacific Shuffle" - With Jerri and Parvati, part of the losing black team.


    Rope-A-Dope - Ep6 RC
    When It Rains - Ep12 IC

    Individual challenge record (1-for-5): (Mean % finish: 67%)

    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 6 RC/IC, "Rope-A-Dope" - Candice wins individual immunity, but loses the reward portion against Boston Rob (1st/5 for immunity; 2nd/2 for reward).
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 10 IC, "Get A Grip" - Chooses to drop out at 95-min mark, for no obvious reason (3rd/10).
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 11 IC, "House of Cards" - Not in the top two of Jerri and Russell. (Bottom 7/9).
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 12 F8 IC, "When It Rains" - Voluntarily drops out for peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, chips, candy and milk, with Jerri and Danielle, 35 minutes in. (Tie-5th/8).


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

    • Heroes vs. Villains: None.
  • S27 logo Blood vs. Water challenges
    Operation Balance Build - Ep2 duel
    Odd Shaped Bottoms - Ep4 duel

    Tribal/team challenge record (0-for-0):

    • Blood vs. Water: None.


    Individual challenge record (0-for-0):

    • Blood vs. Water: None.


    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (2.5*-for-4): (Mean % finish: 75%)

    * Note: Non-elimination, second-place duel finishes count as half a point.

Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 12.25*
    Played: 29
    Win%: 0.42
    Sat out: 2
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 1
    Played: 7
    Win%: 0.14
    Mean% Finish: 70%
  • Duels
    Wins: 2.5*
    Played: 4
    Win%: 0.68
    Mean% Finish: 75%
Candice Woodcock - Tribal Council record
  • S13 logo Cook Islands Tribal
    Ep6 Tribal Council
    Ep12 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Cook Islands: None.


    VFB - Votes for the person booted (5/7):


    VAP - Votes against (6):

    • Cook Islands, Ep. 6: One vote, from Cao Boi.
    • Cook Islands, Ep. 12: Five votes, from Yul, Ozzy, Becky, Sundra, and Penner (voted out, 5-3).


    Jury votes made (1/1):

    • Cook Islands, Ep. 15: Voted for Yul Kwon (who won, 5-4-0).
  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains Tribal
    Ep1 Tribal Council
    Ep2 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Heroes vs. Villains: None.


    VFB - Votes for the person booted (5/8):

    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 1: Sugar Kiper (voted out, 9-1).
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 2: Stephenie LaGrossa (voted out, 6-3).
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 5: Tom Westman (voted out, 5-2).
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 6: James Clement (voted out, 5-1).
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 11: Amanda Kimmel (voted out, 6-3).


    VAP - Votes against (5):

    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 12: Five votes, from Sandra, Russell, Jerri, Colby, and Rupert (voted out, 5-3).


    Jury votes made (1/1):

  • S27 logo Blood vs. Water Tribal
    Morning 1 Tribal Council
    Morning 1 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Blood vs. Water: None.


    VFB - Votes for the person booted (0/1):

    • Blood vs. Water: None.


    VAP - Votes against (6):

    • Blood vs. Water, Morning 1 vote: Six votes, from Tina, Laura M., Colton, Kat, Monica, and Gervase (voted out, 6-3-1).


    Jury votes made (0/0):

    • Blood vs. Water: None.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: -
  • Voting record
    VFB: 10
    Tribals: 16
    VAP: 17
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 2
    Received: --
Candice Woodcock - Pictures
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Candice Woodcock - Interviews
  • S13 logo Cook Islands interviews

    Pre-game interviews


    Post-game interviews

    • David Bloomberg at RealityNewsOnline (12/1/06): Summary of Candice's interview on CBS's The Early Show
    • Angel Cohn at (12/6/06): "Survivor's Candice Talks About Her Lip-Smacking Send-Off"
    • Tashi Tagg at (11/8/07): "Cook Islands Interview: Candice Woodcock"
  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Dalton Ross at (1/21/10): "Candice says that 'being a hero is kinda cheesy'"


    Post-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at (5/10/10): "Castaways Interview: Danielle DiLorenzo and Candice Woodcock"
    • Daniel Fienberg at (5/8/10): "Candice Woodcock, Danielle DiLorenzo talk Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains"
  • S27 logo Blood vs. Water interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at (9/12/13): "Candice & John: 'I'm Always Wary of Rupert'"


    Post-game interviews

    • Rob Cesternino at RobHasAPodcast (10/17/13): "Talking with the Latest Person Voted Off Survivor 10/17/13"
    • Gordon Holmes at (10/17/13): "Candice - 'Coming in Late Was a Disadvantage"
    • Dalton Ross at (10/17/13): "Candice says 'I basically lost my mind' on Survivor"
Candice Woodcock - Bios
  • S13 logo Cook Islands bio

    From her Survivor: Cook Islands bio page: (8/23/06)


    "Candice Woodcock was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She graduated from Terry Sanford High School where she was president of her class and captain of the soccer and cross country teams. She received a perfect score on the math portion of her SATs.


    Woodcock won full merit scholarships to both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. She accepted the Morehead Scholarship to attend UNC-Chapel Hill and eventually received her Bachelor of Science Degree in biology and psychology with a minor in chemistry.


    Survivor: Africa inspired Woodcock to do service work in Africa. Following her freshman year of college, she spent 10 and a half weeks living in a mud hut with a tribal family in the western highlands of Kenya. She taught primary and secondary school in the village and designed her own service project where she ran a clinic that distributed over 700 pairs of eyeglasses that had been donated by parties in the United States. Inspired by her work in Kenya, Woodcock became the fundraising director and then executive director of Students for Students International, a completely student-run, non-profit organization at UNC-Chapel Hill that gives scholarships to students in Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Woodcock also spent a summer studying health care in Chile and Peru and another summer splitting her time between work at the Cancer Clinic at George Washington University Hospital and La Clinica del Pueblo, a free Latino clinic in Washington, D.C.


    After graduation, Woodcock decided to take a year off before continuing her studies. She worked full-time for six months as an Assistant Director of Clinical Trials and as a Director of External Practice Development for an ophthalmology practice, and then part-time for the following six months. She has just begun graduate school at Georgetown University to attain a Master's Degree in physiology and biophysics. She then plans to attend medical school. She hopes to use her medical degree to do service work in developing countries and also in underserved areas of the U.S.


    Woodcock enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, playing sports, being in the water and playing with her dog, Louis James.


    Woodcock currently resides in Washington, D.C. Her birth date is November 12, 1982."

  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains bio

    Excerpts from her Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains bio page:


    "Personal Claim To Fame: “Being the former Executive Director of Students for Students International.”
    Inspiration in Life: “My parents.”
    Previous Finishes: Cook Islands: 13th out, 5th Jury Member
    Favorite Past Moment: “Winning the sand wrestling challenge in Cook Islands.”
    Previous Survivor She Respects Most: Tom Westman (Palau)
    Previous Survivor She Respects Least: Corrine [sic.] Kaplan (Gabon)
    Why Did She Come Back? : “I'm always up for a challenge, and I love the game. I want a chance to play against the best!”


  • S27 logo Blood vs. Water bio

    From her (and John's) pre-game interview with EW's Dalton Ross:


    "The former Candice Woodcock is back for a third go round (after Cook Islands and Heroes vs. Villains) and says she has no problem voting her husband off — under the right circumstances. 'If we decided that there was one person going to the end and we would want another person on the jury for a vote,' explains Candice, 'that would be a possible scenario that we would vote one or the other out. But other than that we're going to stay loyal.' Says John, 'I'm not going to be forced to write Candice's name down in a situation that we haven't already talked about. I mean, I've got to sleep next to this woman for the rest of my life, so I'm not going to do something stupid like that.' Adds Candice, 'Smart man.'"


    From her (and John's) official CBS bio page:


    "Relationship to Significant Castaway: John’s Wife
    Previous Season: Survivor: Cook Islands-13th out, 5th jury member; Survivor: Heroes vs. Villians-13th out, 5th jury member
    Current Residence: Washington, D.C.
    Occupation: Physician, Anesthesiology Resident
    Why Did You Want to Return to Survivor and Play with Your Loved One? We are both successful in our individual lives, but we never get a chance to be competitive and play together on a team. I can’t think of anybody I would trust more to be on my side as a teammate. I’m very proud of my husband and I want to show him off!"