Wes Nale - Survivor: San Juan del Sur
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 26.5 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 1

Survivor: San Juan del Sur (2014) - 10th out, 9th place - 3rd juror.

  • Cumulative time: In-game - 25.5 days; Exile Island - 1 day (1 visit).
  • Idoled out in Episode 10, "This Is Where We Build Trust" (Day 26).
Wes 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 1.18 6.03 0.20 3 2 6 0.49 2.33 - - - 0.69 3.51
Career 1.18 6.03 0.20 3 2 6 0.49 2.33 - - - 0.69 3.51
Wes Nale - Challenge record
Survivor: San Juan del Sur - Click links to watch the challenges on YouTube
Sumo at Sea - Ep2 IC
Shakedown Street - Ep5 IC

Tribal/team challenge record (4-for-9):

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 1 IC: "Temple of Syrinx" - Participates in the obstacle crawl and climbing, but Coyopa loses.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 2 IC: "Sumo at Sea" - Wins his bout against Jeremy, but Coyopa loses again, 5-4.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 3 IC: "Game of Throw-Ins" - Paired with Alec, scores vs. Missy/Julie, but not Jon/Natalie, and Coyopa loses again, 3-2.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 4 IC: "The Cruel Sea" - Swims (final leg, vs. Keith) for Coyopa, and thanks to Drew's shenanigans, Coyopa wins!
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 5 IC: "Shakedown Street" - Tosses sandbags for New Hunahpu, which wins, easily.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 6 IC: "Flips, Flops & Flags" - Retrieves the final bag, hoists the flags, and Hunahpu wins.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 8 RC: "Long Road to Ruins" - With Keith, Jeremy, Natalie, and Reed, wins a taco bar trip.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 9 RC: "Shake It Off" - Wins one and loses one bout vs. Reed, but his team loses, 5-4.
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 10 RC: "Dirty Water Dog" - With Missy, Baylor, and Natalie, has no chance of winning, then gets exiled for his efforts.

 

Take the Reins - Ep7 IC
Uncomfortably Numb - Ep10 IC

Individual challenge record (0-for-4): (Mean % finish: 59%)

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 7 IC: "Take the Reins" - Makes the final, 2-ball round, but just loses to his dad (2nd/12).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 8 IC: "My Poor Brain" - With Alec, 3rd/4th person eliminated, on the fourth item in the first round (tie-8th/11).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 9 IC: "The Game Is Afoot" - One of several people working on the third layer (tie-4th/10).
  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 10 IC: "Uncomfortably Numb" - Happily drops out for wings & beer (and chatting with Probst about appearing nude on Two and a Half Men), at around 30 minutes in (5th/9).

 

Redemption/Exile Island duel record (1-for-1): (Mean % finish: 100%)

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 3 RC: "Sunset Grill" - Wins against his dad, Keith; picks Josh (and Keith) for exile.

 

Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 4
    Played: 9
    Win%: 0.44
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 4
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 59%
  • Duels
    Wins: 1
    Played: 1
    Win%: 1.00
    Mean% Finish: 100%
Wes Nale - Tribal Council record
Survivor: San Juan del Sur
Ep1 Tribal Council
Ep10 Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 10: Declines his dad's (Keith's) offer of his idol after the vote. Keith plays it, Wes gets voted out.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (3/6):

 

VAP - Votes against (2):

  • San Juan del Sur Ep. 10: Two votes, from Jon and Jaclyn (idoled out, 2-[0]-[0]).

 

Jury votes made (1/1):

 

Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: -
  • Voting record
    VFB: 3
    Tribals: 6
    VAP: 2
  • Jury votes
    Made: 1
    For winners: 1
    Received: --
Wes Nale - Pictures
Survivor: San Juan del Sur image gallery
Wes Nale - Interviews
Survivor: San Juan del Sur

Pre-game interviews

  • Dalton Ross at EW.com (9/10/14): "The new Survivor players reveal if they would vote out their own loved ones"

 

Post-game interviews

  • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (11/30/14): "Survivor's Wes Nale: 'I'm Done With Chicken Wings'"
  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (12/1/14): "Wes - 'My Dad Got Scared and Blurted It Out'"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (12/1/14): "Exit Interview with the Latest Player Voted off San Juan del Sur - 12/01/14"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (12/3/14): "Wes Nale talks Survivor: San Juan del Sur"

 

Wes Nale - Bio
Survivor: San Juan del Sur

CBS pre-game interview (with Keith), from YouTube:

 

 

From his official CBS Survivor: San Juan del Sur cast bio page (8/27/14):

"Occupation: Firefighter
Personal Claim to Fame: Becoming a firefighter like my dad.
Inspiration in Life: My dad because he has always been a family man who has been there for me. He has taught me everything I know to this day and I give him credit for making me the man I am today.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing and drinking beer.
Pet Peeves: When people have their windshield wipers on and it’s not raining.
3 Words to Describe You: Athletic, winner and crazy.

If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be? 1) Beer 2) Dip/smokeless tobacco 3) Mila Kunis
Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Ozzy and Russell Hantz because I’ll dominate challenges and have girls under my wings making them think I will take them to the end.
Reason for Being on SurvivorWinning the money so I can get out on my own and to prove to all those who said I could never get on the show, much less win it.
Why You Think You’ll “Survive” Survivor: I can provide food for my tribe. I can climb trees and I’m strong as an ox. I can also start fire easily and can talk to people and lift their spirits if they’re having a bad day.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole Survivor: I know how to play the game better than anybody. My social game would get me all the way because I’m great at making friends. I have the gift of telling people what they want to hear.
What Does It Mean to You to Play Survivor with Your Loved One? Getting to play with my loved one is going to be awesome. I’m sure my dad will impress me with everything he does and how he will play his social game. It will be more fun playing the game of Survivor with him because I will have somebody on the island that I could 100% trust when things get tough or when big moves need to be made."

 

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