Panama Ep. 1 IC: "4x4" - La Mina finishes
Panama Ep. 2 RC: "A Reptile Dysfunction" - Now
with new La Mina, and La Mina wins.
Panama Ep. 2 IC: "Anchor Management" - Hauls
La Mina's anchor solo; La Mina wins.
Panama Ep. 3 RC: "Cross Fire" - Terry makes
four catches; La Mina wins, 5-4.
Panama Ep. 3 IC: "Battle Dig" - Outflanked by
Bob Dawg on the final point; La Mina gets dragged around,
Panama Ep. 4 RC: "Puzzle Paranoia" - La Mina
loses again; Terry is sent to Exile Island (where he finds
Panama Ep. 4 IC: "Sea Level Tree Level" -
Collects water with Dan, La Mina loses.
Panama Ep. 5 RC: "For Cod's Sake" - Chops fish
slower than Bob Dawg; La Mina loses.
Panama Ep. 5 IC: "Buried At Sea" - Builds a
huge lead gathering pieces; La Mina wins!
Panama Ep. 6 RC/IC: "In-Cog-Neato" - Retrieves
puzzle pieces, but La Mina loses.
Panama Ep. 8 RC: "Rock the Boat" - Narrowly
loses with Shane & Austin, despite being ganged up on
by both Aras & Danielle's teams (second place, but
still a loss).
Panama Ep. 9 RC: "Get Hooked" - Part of the winning
Panama Ep. 11 RC: "The Key of Sea" - Part of
the barbecue-winning team.
Individual challenge record (8-for-12):
(Mean % finish: 81%)
Panama Ep. 7 IC: "Vampire Bats" - Outlasts
Nick's 46-min. hang, and Terry wins! (1st/10).
Panama Ep. 8 IC: "Ups and Downs" - Narrowly
beats Sally, and Terry wins again (1st/9).
Panama Ep. 9 IC: "Marine Memory" - Terry
wins, thanks in part to Aras guessing wrong (1st/3).
Panama Ep. 10 RC: "Voo Doo" - Unsurprisingly,
the first person eliminated (7th/7).
Panama Ep. 11 RC, Pt.2: "The Key of Sea" - In
the finals vs. Courtney and Danielle, Terry wins
a GMC Yukon (1st/3).
Panama Ep. 11 IC: "Hold Your Own" - Outlasts
Courtney's 31 minutes, Terry wins again
Panama Ep. 12 RC: "Second Chance" - Beats Aras
in the 4th and final round, Terry wins
Panama Ep. 12 IC: "Perch" - Again, pulls out a
last-second victory over Aras. Terry wins
Panama Ep. 13 RC: "Station by Station" -
Thanks to a misunderstanding of the rules, doesn't win
Panama Ep. 13 IC: "Puzzle Dig" - Racing Aras
on the final puzzle, barely loses again (2nd/4).
Panama Ep. 14 RC: "Wall to Wall" - Another
split-second (over Aras) Terry win (1st/3)
Panama Ep. 14 IC: "Balance of Power" - This
time, never gets balanced on third stage, first out
RECORD: Terry's five consecutive
individual IC win streak is the longest of all time.
RECORD: Terry's three individual RC
wins are the most ever in a single season.
RECORD: Terry's eight total
individual challenge wins are the most ever in a single
RECORD: Terry's five total immunity
wins in one season are tied for first place all-time,
with Colby Donaldson (The Australian Outback),
Tom Westman (Palau), Ozzy Lusth (Cook
Islands), Mike Holloway (Worlds Apart),
and Brad Culpepper (Game Changers).
Duel/ Hero challenge record (1-for-1): (Mean %
Panama Ep. 1 RC: "Skull Crush" - Terry is the
first to return, La Mina wins reward (1st/4).
From his official CBS Survivor: Panama--Exile Islandbio
"Terry Deitz was born and raised in Matawan, New Jersey, by
his mother, Peggy and father, George. He has three brothers,
Mickey, Skip and Tommie, and one sister, Pegi.
Deitz attended St. Joseph's Grammar School in Keyport, New
Jersey, where he played little league baseball, football and
basketball. He was also an avid swimmer and a member of the
dive team. He then attended St. John Vianney High School in
Holmdel, New Jersey, where he earned 11 Varsity letters in
football (quarterback), baseball (catcher) and wrestling. He
received All County and All Conference awards and made
All-State Baseball 1st Team. In addition, he was Varsity
Captain for three sports.
From 1978 to 1982, Deitz attended the United States Naval
Academy. While there, he played four years of Varsity
Division I baseball. In 1982, he was ordered to the USS
Enterprise aircraft carrier as a Ship's Officer in the
Weapons Department, where he handled ship's defense systems.
He was also Officer of the Deck qualified, which enabled him
to run the ship for the Captain on a four-hour watch
In 1984, Deitz was ordered to the US Navy flight school in
Pensacola, Florida, where he learned to fly a Navy T-34
turbo prop. He earned jet grades and was sent to Meridian,
Mississippi for T-2 and T-A4 advanced jet training. After he
obtained his Navy wings, he was ordered to NAS Miramar in
San Diego, California, for training in the F-14 Tomcat. In
1986, he began flying the F-14. In 1987, he was a pilot with
the Fighter Squadron-51 (Miramar/Deployed on the USS Carl
Deitz met his wife, Trish, six days before his last
six-month cruise. They had three dates, and then he went
away for six months. They eventually married on October 5,
From 1990-1992, Deitz conducted shore duty as an F-14
Instructor pilot. In 1992, married life with family
aspirations triggered his decision to leave the active duty
He was honorably discharged from active Navy and entered
Navy reserve. He was then hired by American Airlines as a
commercial pilot. In 1994, he and his family moved from San
Diego to Simsbury, Connecticut to be able to fly out of New
York and Boston. While employed as a commercial pilot, he
was also hired by the Naval Reserve Logistics Squadron-52
where he flew the DC-9 worldwide out of the Navy air station
in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. He was later promoted to
Commander and eventually retired in April 2001.
Deitz presently resides in Simsbury, Connecticut with Trish
and their children, Kayla and Daniel. He continues to fly
with American Airlines, piloting the Airbus A300. His birth
date is October 10, 1959."