Austin Li Coon - Survivor 45

Seasons: 1 | Days played: - | Wins: - | Jury: -

  • Survivor 45 (2023) - nth place, nth out.
  • Season has not yet finished airing.

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Austin Li Coon - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats Overall stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
Survivor 45 - - - - - - - - - - - NA NA
Career - - - - - - - - - - - NA NA


Austin Li Coon - Performance ranks

Challenges: MPF percentile


Tribal: VFB% percentile


Tribal: rVAP percentile


Performance ranks are a quick visual measure of the contestant's season vs. historical data from all prior contestants, in three basic (scorable) categories:

1. Performance in individual challenges (MPF), as a measure of "physical game";

2. Ability to vote people out consistently (VFB%, or VFB/TCA), or "strategic game"; and

3. Ability to avoid being voted against (rVAP, or TCA-VAP) - which scales better than a percentage would - for "social/strategic game."

See also: Full glossary for all these abbreviations.


Austin Li Coon - Challenge record
Survivor 45 logo  Survivor 45 challenges

Smashing and grabbing

Tribal/team challenge record (4-for-9; 3 2nds):

  • Survivor 45 Ep.1 RC: "Barge Simpson" - Unloads crate with Sifu, grabs key, and Reba wins!
  • Survivor 45 Ep.1 IC: "Mud Crutch" - Tosses coconuts, helps on wall, and Reba doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
  • Survivor 45 Ep.2 RC/IC: "Smash and Grab" - Grabs a key, and Reba wins (1st/3).
  • Survivor 45 Ep.3 RC: "Running Down a Dream" - Lands all three rings, and Reba takes 2nd (2nd*/3).
  • Survivor 45 Ep.3 IC: "Draggin' the Dragon" - Assembles the puzzle, and Reba wins (1st/3).
  • Survivor 45 Ep.4 IC: "Turn the Cage" - Sinks all three shots, and Belo doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
  • Survivor 45 Ep.5 RC/IC: "Knock One Back" - Collects keys, sandbags; does not hit a target, Belo loses (3rd/3).
  • Survivor 45 Ep.6 RC/IC: "Super Ramp" - Builds block puzzle, and blue team wins.
  • Survivor 45 Ep.9 RC: "Different Stages" - Unable to dig up the third rung, blue team loses.


Invertigo - Ep10 IC

Individual challenge record (1-for-4): (Mean % finish: 62.5%)

  • Survivor 45 Ep. 7 IC: "Get a Grip" - Third out on the red team (4th/6).
  • Survivor 45 Ep. 8 IC: "Drop a Log" - Third out, past final knot (4th/6).
  • Survivor 45 Ep. 10 RC: "Running on Empty" - One of seven somewhere on the table maze as Emily wins (tie-2nd/8).
  • Survivor 45 Ep. 10 IC: "Invertigo" - Reaches final pegs, and Austin wins (1st/8).


Hero challenge/ duel record (0-for-0):

  • Survivor 45: None yet.
Career totals - challenges
Team/tribal challenges
Wins: 4
2nd place: 3
Played: 9
Win%: 0.61
Sat out: --
Individual challenges
Wins: 1
Played: 4
Win%: 0.25
Mean% Finish: 62.5%
Hero challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 0
Win%: --
Mean% Finish: --
Austin Li Coon - Tribal Council record
Survivor 45  logo  Survivor 45 Tribal

Ep5 Tribal

Idols held/played (2/0) | Advantages held/played (1/1):

  • Survivor 45, Ep. 1: Finds the Beware Advantage, appears to have figured out first clue (Day 2).
  • Survivor 45, Ep. 2: Shown deciphering first clue, but not finding the tree (Day 4).
  • Survivor 45, Ep. 3: Finally gets his idol, only to discover he has to sacrifice his vote to make it useful (Day 7).
  • Survivor 45, Ep. 5: Reluctantly takes an Amulet Advantage on the Ep5 journey, sigh (Day 11).
  • Survivor 45, Ep. 5: Uses Drew's Goodwill Advantage to extend the life of his idol (Day 11).
  • Survivor 45, Ep. 6: Sacrifices another vote to fully power his idol (Day 11).
  • Survivor 45, Ep. 8: Votes out Kellie, turning his amulet into an idol (Day 16).


VFB - Votes for the person booted (4/5*):

*Austin was present at, but did not vote at the Ep6 Tribal Council, and was not charged with a TCA.


VAP - Votes against (0):

  • Survivor 45: None yet.


Jury votes made (0/0):

  • Survivor 45: None yet.
Career totals - Tribal Council
Hidden idols/ advantages
Advantages held/played: 1/1
Idols found: 2
Idols played: 0
Votes voided: --
Voting record
VFB: 4
Tribals: 5*
VAP: --
Jury votes
Made: 0
For winners: --
Received: --
Austin Li Coon - Pictures
Survivor 45 logo  Survivor 45 image gallery
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    Survivor 45 intro shot
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    Survivor 45 intro shot
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    CBS pre-game interview shot
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    Greeting Probst, Day 1
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    Unloading crates, Ep1 RC
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    Reba wins!
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    Reba meet-and-greet
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    Talking about his idol search
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    Found the Beware Advantage, Day 2
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 IC
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    Tossing coconuts
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    Reba takes second!
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    Figured out the sign puzzle! Ep2
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    Listening to Drew's journey report
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    Telling Drew about Fallen Palm Tree X
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Reba wins!
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    (Belatedly, after getting caught) bringing Dee and Julie in on the idol hunt, Ep3
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 RC
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    Reba takes second
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    Checking out the Goodwill Advantage that Kaleb gave Drew during the camp raid
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    Julie and Dee found the final clue!
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    It's a (heavily nerfed) idol...
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 IC
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    Reba wins!
Austin Li Coon - Interviews
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Pre-game interviews


Post-game interviews

  • None yet.
Austin Li Coon - Bio
Survivor 45  logo  Survivor 45 bio

Official CBS Survivor 45 bio excerpts (from Mike Bloom's gallery, 9/7/23):

3 Words to Describe You: Ambitious, sweet, clumsy

Why do you want to be part of SURVIVOR? Because I’m confident I can win it, and $1 million would really help with my six-figure student debt! I also love the game and am a competitor through and through. I want to duke it out with people when everything is on the line, and I want to prove to myself that I have what it takes.

What’s one life experience you feel has prepared you for the game? As a kid, I was a shell of my current self. I was shy and quiet, had terrible acne for a dozen years, wore braces from elementary school until high school (head gear included), had mild Tourette’s, and was extremely self-conscious. I worked hard for years to build myself up and lived the entire introversion-extroversion spectrum. I feel like that experience made me a much more empathetic person.

Which previous player do you identify with the most? Who do you think you will play most like? I identify most with Owen Knight – long-hair, Asian, love the outdoors never-say-die attitude. I think I’ll play most like Jay and Wendell. Their games revolved around forming genuine connections that led people to keep them in the game, even when they were huge threats. On top of that, I have the intelligence to make big strategic plays as well as the physicality to win clutch immunities. Also, like them both, I too have a crush on Michele.

What will you value in an alliance partner? Laughter is the key to my heart, so if someone is fun to hang with and laughs with me, we’re gonna be best buddies.

Favorite Hobbies: Backpacking somewhere new with my camera, hockey, volleyball ... anything really that gets me active outside with friends! Pet Peeves: Any form of waste – wasted time, money, opportunity, food. Also, banana-flavored candy. But I still eat them. Cuz no wasting.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Making it onto the All-American team at the volleyball Junior Olympics when I was 15. That was my first major personal accomplishment, and it gave me the confidence I needed to start the personal growth journey to get to where I am today.

What is something we would never know from looking at you? I own the (heavily contested and very impressive) world record for “the most nuts thrown and caught in a can on the head in one minute.” The original record was 37, and I got 93.

Who in your life is your biggest inspiration and why? Aside from my parents, maybe Naruto. That ninja never gives up no matter the obstacle when I need to dig deep during some of the willpower challenges, I’ll be channeling that Naruto energy. I’m going to be Sole Survivor. Believe it!

Why will you be the Sole Survivor? I make the best of every situation and I don’t feel sorry for myself. I’m adaptable, creative and have the tools to pull off an individual immunity run. I work my butt off, and I’ll make sure not a second is wasted out on the island.