Keith Nale - Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Survivor: Cambodia-Second Chance
Keith Nale on social media: twitter
Seasons: 2 | Days: 75.5 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 2

Survivor: San Juan del Sur (2014) - 14th out, 4th place - 8th juror.

  • Cumulative time: In-game - 35.5 days; Exile Island - 3 days (2 visits).
  • Voted out in Episode 14 (Final four vote), "This Is My Time" (Day 38).

Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance (2015) - 16th out, 5th place - 9th juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 14 (Final five vote), "Lie, Cheat and Steal" (Day 37).
Keith Nale - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S29: San Juan del Sur 4.77 14.36 0.33 4 13 11 0.35 0.60 - - - 0.68 5.37
S31: Cambodia 3.16 13.93 0.23 2 4 9 0.22 0.78 - - - 0.44 3.94
Career 7.93 28.29 0.28 6 17 20 0.29 0.80 - - - 0.58 4.77
Keith Nale - Challenge record
Survivor: San Juan del Sur - Click links to watch the challenges on YouTube
Sumo at Sea - Ep2 IC
Long Road to Ruins - Ep8 RC

Tribal/team challenge record (4-for-10; 2 sit-outs):

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 1 IC: "Temple of Syrinx" - Attempts to land the rope (unsuccessfully), but eventually, Hunahpu wins.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 2 IC: "Sumo at Sea" - Loses his bout vs. Dale, but Hunahpu wins anyway, 5-4.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 3 IC: "Game of Throw-Ins" - Sits out, and Hunahpu wins again (no win credit for sitting out).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 4 IC: "The Cruel Sea" - Swims and retrieves the final ring (vs. Wes) for Hunahpu, but Drew then throws away the win, and Hunahpu loses.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 5 IC: "Shakedown Street" - Now with New Coyopa, which loses, massively.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 6 IC: "Flips, Flops & Flags" - Watches in vain as Coyopa blows the puzzle.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 8 RC: "Long Road to Ruins" - With Jeremy, Wes, Natalie, and Reed, wins a taco bar trip.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 9 RC: "Shake It Off" - Wins in his bout vs. Alec, but his team still loses, 5-4.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 10 RC: "Dirty Water Dog" - Not picked to participate.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 13 RC: "Austin's E.O.C." - With Jon and Missy, pulls out a last-second win.

 

Paddle Out - Ep11 IC
Spoon Man - Final 5 IC

Individual challenge record (4-for-12): (Mean % finish: 79%)

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 7 IC: "Take the Reins" - Outlast Wes in final round, and Keith wins! (1st/12).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 8 IC: "My Poor Brain" - With Missy, 8th/9th eliminated, on the fourth item in the 2nd round (tie-3rd/11).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 9 IC: "The Game Is Afoot" - Not highlighted, but very close to Reed & Baylor (3rd/10).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 10 IC: "Uncomfortably Numb" - Resists all food offers, but is sixth to drop out, at the 80-minute mark (4th/9).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 11 RC: "Crush" - Gets one correct answer, swiftly eliminated (6th/8).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 11 IC: "Paddle Out" - Tight battle with Jon, and Keith wins! (1st/8).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 12 RC: "Ballin' A Jack" - Third person out, a bit over 20 minutes in (5th/7).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 12 IC: "A Bit Tipsy" - Gets nine tiles up, in a tight battle with Jon, but loses (2nd/7).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 13 IC: "Vase Off" - Third to drop out, no time shown (3rd/6).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 14 F5 RC: "Pole Dancing" - Outpaces Natalie, and Keith wins! (1st/5).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 14 F5 IC: "Spoon Man" - Only person to even place one ball, Keith wins! (1st/5).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Temple of the Dog" - Last on the puzzle, but ahead of Missy (3rd/4).

 

Redemption/Exile Island duel record: (0-for-1)

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 3 RC: "Sunset Grill" - Loses to Wes, gets exiled (with Josh).

 

Survivor: Cambodia-Second Chance
Quest for Fire - Ep1 IC
Air Raid - E5 IC

Tribal/team challenge record (7.0*-for-11):

  • Cambodia Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Quest for Fire" - Carries the raft, lights woks, watches Joe get the key; Bayon wins!
  • Cambodia Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Yank Yer Hank" - Crosses barriers, hauls the crate, and Bayon wins again.
  • Cambodia Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Draggin' the Dragon" - Now with New Ta Keo, which wins (1st/3).
  • Cambodia Ep. 4 IC: "Blind Leading the Blind" - Collects pieces, works the puzzle, and Ta Keo takes second (2nd*/3).
  • Cambodia Ep. 5 RC: "In the Barrel" - Rolls the barrel, places all six balls, as Ta Keo wins (1st/3).
  • Cambodia Ep. 5 IC: "Air Raid" - Hits two targets, including the final one; Ta Keo doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
  • Cambodia Ep. 6 RC: "Slip, Slide & Score" - Not shown competing; Bayon loses.
  • Cambodia Ep. 6 IC: "Cambodian Catering" - Third to finish giant water beetles, scoring for Bayon, and Bayon wins, 4-3.
  • Cambodia Ep. 8 RC: "Boats, Brains & Brawn" - Part of the winning team, with Ciera, Joe, Kelley, Kelly, and Kimmi.
  • Cambodia Ep. 9 RC: "Styx" - Part of the losing team, with Jeremy, Kelley, Kimmi, and Kelly.
  • Cambodia Ep. 10 RC: "Basket Brawl" - Appears once, scores no points, part of the losing team, with Jeremy, Stephen, Kelley, and Kimmi.

*Note: Second-place finishes during the three-tribe phase of Cambodia count as half a win.

 

Take the Reins - Ep8 IC
Over Extended - Ep12 IC

Individual challenge record (2-for-12): (Mean % finish: 68%)

  • Cambodia, Ep. 7 IC: "Hard to Handle" - Second to drop out, late in the first round (12th/13).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 8 IC: "Take the Reins" - Eleventh to drop out, in the final, two-ball round (2nd/12).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 9 IC: "Bermuda Triangles" - Falls off 10 minutes into the second stage (4th/11).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 10 IC: "Ballin' A Jack" - Only person other than Joe to compete, doesn't win (2nd/10).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 11 RC: "Folklore" - One of four people tied for fourth, with three medallions (4th/9).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 11 IC: "The Game Is Afoot" - Deep on the second layer of blocks as Spencer wins (4th/9).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 12 RC: "Jungle Love" - One of six to reach the final puzzle, but not start adding letters (tie-2nd/8).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 12 IC: "Over Extended" - He and Joe both reach the 1:20 mark; Joe passes out, Keith wins (1st/4).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 13 RC: "Pole Dancing" - First across, and Keith wins the same challenge again! (1st/7).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 13 IC: "Flotsam Jetsam" - Third to the puzzle, not shown working on it (3rd/7).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 14 F6 IC: "Step On Up" - Fourth to the puzzle table, doesn't win (tie-2nd/6).
  • Cambodia, Ep. 14 F5 IC: "Giant Tick" - Places 7 of 8 puzzle pieces, but trails Kelley throughout (2nd/5).

 

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

  • None.

 

Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 11.0*
    Played: 21
    Win%: 0.52
    Sat out: 2
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 6
    Played: 24
    Win%: 0.29
    Mean% Finish: 73%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 1
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 50%
Keith Nale - Tribal Council record
Survivor: San Juan del Sur
Ep4 idol find
Ep10 idol play at Tribal Council

Idols held/played (1/1):

  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 1: Receives a blank parchment from the idol clue urn, makes no further attempt to read Val's clue.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 3: Shares his clue with Josh. They conclude Jeremy probably has Hunahpu's idol.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 4: After looking for and not finding the idol, tells the tribe Jeremy has it; finds it himself shortly thereafter.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 10: Plays his idol (after offering it to Wes), saving himself.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (4/11):

  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 6: Dale Wentworth (voted out, 3-2-1).
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 11: Reed Kelly (voted out, 7-1).
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 12: Alec Christy (voted out, 4-3).
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 13: Jon Misch (voted out, 2-2-2 [3-0]).

 

VAP - Votes against (13):

  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 4: One vote, from Jon.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 6: Two votes, from Baylor and Missy.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 9: Two votes, from Jeremy and Natalie.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 10: (Three votes, all voided by playing his idol.)
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 12: Three votes, from Alec, Jon, and Jaclyn.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 13: Two votes, from Jon and Jaclyn.
  • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 14 (final four vote): Three votes, from Natalie, Jaclyn, and Missy (voted out, 3-1).

 

Jury votes made (1/1):

 

Survivor: Cambodia-Second Chance
Ep7 Tribal Council
Ep8 Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • Cambodia, Ep. 14 (F5 vote): Given a fake idol by Kelley, but declines to attempt playing it.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/9):

 

VAP - Votes against (4):

  • Cambodia, Ep.13: One vote, from Abi-Maria.
  • Cambodia, Ep.14 (F5 vote): Three votes, from Jeremy, Spencer & Tasha (voted out, 3-2).

 

Jury votes made (1/1):

 

Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 1
    Played: 1
    Votes voided: 3
  • Voting record
    VFB: 6
    Tribals: 20
    VAP: 17
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 2
    Received: --
Keith Nale - Pictures
Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Cambodia - Second Chance image galleries
Keith Nale - Interviews
Survivor: San Juan del Sur

Pre-game interviews

  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (8/27/14): "Keith & Wes" (video interview)

 

Post-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (12/21/14): "Keith - 'It's the Black Widows, They're Gonna Kill Me'"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (12/21/14): "Interviews with the Winner and Final 5 of San Juan del Sur"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (12/21/14): "Keith Nale Talks Survivor: San Juan del Sur"

 

Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance

Pre-game interviews

  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (5/11/15): "Survivor: Second Chances | Keith Nale Interview"
  • Erin Cebula at ET Canada (8/24/15): Pre-game video interview
  • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (8/25/15): "Keith Nale Welcomes You To Survivor: Second Chance"
  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (9/7/15): "Keith admits he had 'no strategy' last time he played"
  • Pre-departure, in-studio CBS video interview (released 9/14/15).
  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (9/18/15): "Keith: 'The Girls Are Not Going to Be Hitting on Me'"

 

Post-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (12/17/15): "Keith and Kimmi Weren't Fans of Spencer and Tasha"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (12/17/15): "Exit Interviews with the Winner + Players from the Final 6 - 12/17/15"
  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (12/17/15): "Keith on his strategy: 'There ain't much of that'"

 

Keith Nale - Bios
Survivor: San Juan del Sur

From his official CBS Survivor: San Juan del Sur cast bio page:

 

"Occupation: Fire captain
Personal Claim to Fame: My wife and kids.
Inspiration in Life: My dad because he is a great man. He’s 77 years old and retired but I still take him hunting and fishing.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing and golfing.
Pet Peeves: Loafers.
3 Words to Describe You: Easy going, fun loving and hard working.
If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be? 1) 39 Cigars 2) Easy chair 3) My truck
Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Rudy because I’m older and wiser.
Reason for Being on Survivor: Winning the million dollars and spending time with Wes.
Why You Think You’ll “Survive” Survivor: I’m a great swimmer, hunter, fisher and I’m a hard worker.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole Survivor: I will have a good social game, I’ll be good at challenges and I work well with others.
What Does It Mean to You to Play Survivor with Your Loved One? We are both very competitive with others and with each other. I am looking forward to sharing and living out this experience with my son. Can't wait to show him the old man still has it!!"

 

 

Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance

From his CBS Survivor: Cambodia bio page (nothing to see there):

 

Official CBS pre-game interview:

 

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