Eric Hafemann - Survivor: Edge of Extinction
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 35 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 1

Survivor: Edge of Extinction (2019) - 13th place, 6th out - 4th juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 8, "I'm the Puppetmaster" (Day 22).
  • Cumulative time: In-game - 22 days; Edge of Extinction - 13 days.

Eric Hafemann - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S38: Edge of Extinction 0.90 4.89 0.18 2 8 4 0.45 1.17 - - - 0.63 2.06
Career 0.90 4.89 0.18 2 8 4 0.45 1.17 - - - 0.63 2.06
Eric Hafemann - Challenge record
  • S38 logo Edge of Extinction challenges

    Ep4 IC - Yank Yer Hank

    Tribal/team challenge record (5.5*-for-10; 3 2nds):

    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Social Network" - Crosses beam, pulls the lever, helps work the puzzle, and Kama wins!
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Serpent Turf" - Lands four ring tosses, including the winner, and Kama wins again.
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 3 RC: "Losing Face" - Helps push the wheelbarrow and gather sandbags, but Kama loses.
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 3 IC: "Beyond the Wheel" - Swims and hauls the boat, and Kama wins!
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 4 IC: "Yank Yer Hank" - Climbs and hauls, works the puzzle, and Manu doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 5 RC: "True Grit" - Crosses the obstacles, lands his bolo, Manu gets second (2nd*/3).
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 5 IC: "A Bit Dinghy" - Dives for a buoy, helps with the puzzle, but Manu loses (3rd/3).
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 6 RC: "Rod Screw It" - Helps transfer sandbags, as Manu finishes second (2nd*/3).
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 6 IC: "In Through the Out Door" - Crosses the obstacles, works the puzzle, but Manu loses.
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 8 RC: "Planks a Lot" - Swims and climbs to retrieve a plank bundle, and blue team wins!

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


    Ep8 IC - Keep on Your Toes

    Individual challenge record (0-for-3): (Mean % finish: 44.3%)

    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 7 IC: "Audio Slave" - Eighth to drop out, on transition to the final stage (6th/13).
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 8 IC: "Keep on Your Toes" - Second to drop out, very quickly (11th/12).
    • Edge of Extinction Ep. 14 RC: "Don't Call It a Comeback" - One of 5 to reach the table maze, but place no balls (tie-4th/11).


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

    • Edge of Extinction: None yet.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 4
    2nd place: 3
    Played: 10
    Win%: 0.55
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 3
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 44.3%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Eric Hafemann - Tribal Council record
  • S38 logo Edge of Extinction Tribal

    Ep5 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played (0/0):

    • Edge of Extinction: None.


    VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/4):

    • Edge of Extinction, Ep. 5: Aubry Bracco (voted out, 4-1).
    • Edge of Extinction, Ep. 7: Joe Anglim (voted out, 6-3-2-2).


    VAP - Votes against (8):

    • Edge of Extinction, Ep. 8: Eight votes, from Aurora, David, Gavin, Julia, Kelley, Lauren, Victoria, and Wardog (voted out, 8-2-2).


    Jury votes made (1/1):

Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: --
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 2
    Tribals: 4
    VAP: 8
  • Jury votes
    Made: 1
    For winners: 1
    Received: --
Eric Hafemann - Pictures
  • S38 logo Edge of Extinction image gallery
Eric Hafemann - Interviews
  • S38 logo Edge of Extinction interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Arisa Cox at ET Canada (1/31/19): "Eric Hafemann Is Hoping to Be a Survivor Firefighter Winner" (YouTube)
    • Josh Wigler at RHAP (1/31/19): "First One Out Presents: The People v. Extinction | The Kama Tribe"


    Post-game interviews

    • None yet.
Eric Hafemann - Bio
  • S38 logo Edge of Extinction bio

    Official CBS Edge of Extinction bio excerpts (February 1, 2019):


    "Pet peeves: My biggest pet peeve is people taking themselves too seriously. Come on, relax people. I try to remember that 99.9 percent of the time I am NOT the smartest, coolest, most interesting, deserving, or important person in the room.


    Who or what is your inspiration in life? The first person that comes to mind is my older son Levi. Levi is an amazing kid. A couple months before he turned two, he was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Simply put, he has some challenges that most kids don't and yet he is the most joy-filled, free-spirited, hard working kid I know. He really is a special human and I get to be his dad. How rad is that! He is all the motivation I need!


    If you could have three things on the island, what would they be and why? 

    A picture of my family to remind me why I am playing and why I need to play so hard.

    A book. Something to feed my mind and something to keep me grounded. Most likely my Bible.

    A surfboard.


    Which Survivor contestant are you the most like?  I have to say Tony Vlachos. I don't think we are very similar people but I think we agree fundamentally on how you play the game. Tony was a grinder from start to finish. He understands that EVERY piece of the game, EVERY moment, EVERY situation has value and can be used to influence your outcome. I think most players only identify the most obvious parts of Survivor as pieces on the board when in reality, every last detail is a movable piece. It's going to be my goal to be "ON" all the time in the game. In other words, to never stop playing. I plan to work angles everywhere and with everyone... all the time. I think this is how you win, by paying attention to the details and then playing off of them. Tony did that I think, and so will I.


    Why do you think you'll "survive" Survivor?  I think I have a lot of skills that serve a team well. I have a strong work ethic, I'm good with my hands, I'm strong and physical, and I think I'm good at making people feel valued. Another thing I am good at is keeping/bringing people together. I think I have the gift of mediation, which will be HUGE in Survivor! Someone has to keep the alliance glue sticky... I just might be that guy."