Survivor: Vanuatu (2004) - 16th place, third out.
|Challenge stats||Tribal council stats||Jury stats|
Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-4):
Individual challenge record (0-for-1): (Mean % Finish: 75%)
Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):
Idols held/played: (0/0)
VFB - Votes for the person booted (0/2):
VAP - Votes against (5):
Jury votes made (0/0):
Vanuatu intro shot
Vanuatu intro shot
Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 RC/IC
Waiting for Chris to (never) cross the balance beam
Unknowingly walking past the weakest leak, Ep1
Looking over Lopevi's ineffective fire-making efforts, early Ep2
Counting out the 5-3 young people's disadvantage, early Ep2
Taking a walk with Bubba
You think I'm a THREAT Bubba?!? How could you SAY that?!
Trying to pass John K along the balance beam, Ep2 RC
Listening to Probst, pre-Ep2 IC
Lopevi wins! Ep2 IC
Plotting with Brady to exploit the Sarge/Rory rift, Ep3
Retrieving keys, Ep3 RC/IC
Lopevi listens to Probst, prior to the immunity part of the Ep3 RC/IC
Starting line, immunity leg
Digging up ladder rungs
Lopevi, Ep3 Tribal
With the remainders of the young dudes alliance, Ep3 Tribal
Not liking how these votes are turning out, Ep3 Tribal
Getting snuffed, Ep3
From his official CBS Vanuatu bio page:
"John Palyok was born in Hobart, Indiana, to John and Jenny and has a younger brother, Mike. He attended Hobart High School, where he participated in football, track and wrestling. He and his football team won the 1989 State Championship. Additionally, Palyok was awarded All-State, All-Conference and Team Captain of the 1990 football season
Palyok earned a Division II football scholarship to Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. During college, he was a member of the Theta Chi national fraternity, vice president of the American Marketing Association and made honorable mention on the Dean's List twice. He participated in a summer internship program at a well-known amusement park, where he was able to attend formal business seminars and assist in the recreational department of the company. He graduated in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in Sports Management with a minor in Business Administration. Upon graduation, Palyok earned a graduate assistantship to Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. While there, he worked as the assistant business operations manager for their athletic department and worked at the local YMCA. In addition, he co-founded the organization Students for Responsible Business. In 1997, he received his master's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management information systems.
After school, Palyok moved to Chicago, where he became a general manager for a Computerized Maintenance Management company, managing their Midwest regional office. He then moved to California to assist in starting up an educational software company, serving as the director of technical support and services. Most recently, Palyok has started a retail management career with one of the largest Home Depot stores in the world. Palyok's hobbies include camping, martial arts, hunting, fishing, scuba diving, archery, golf and traveling. He was PADI certified in 2000. He is a member of the Long Beach Bow Hunter's Club. Palyok was recently recognized by the California Bowmen Hunters's Club for harvesting one of the top 20 largest deer ever recorded in the state.
Palyok currently lives in Los Angeles with his girlfriend, Tammy, and their cat, Keeley. His birth date is May 13, 1973."