Tina and Katie Name (Age): Tina Wesson
Returning PlayerRelationship to Significant Castaway:
Katie’s MotherPrevious Season:
Survivor: Australia – winner; Survivor: All Stars – non-jury, 1st outCurrent Residence:
Motivational SpeakerWhy Did You Want to Return to Survivor and Play with Your Loved One?
Survivor gets in your blood. It is a thrill and an honor and a quest to get to play! Then to be able to share the experience with my daughter who happens to also be my best friend, what a gift!Name (Age): Katie Collins
Loved OnesRelationship to Significant Castaway:
Tina’s DaughterCurrent Residence:
New York, N.Y.Occupation:
Hedge fund supportPersonal Claim to Fame:
Raising thousands of dollars for the American Lung Association by climbing 55 flights of stairs at Penn Plaza.Inspiration in Life:
Anaïs Nin was a strong independent woman who paved the way for women writers, especially in regards to sexuality. She was a bi-coastal, man-eating tigress.Hobbies:
Yoga, playing ukulele/banjolele, hiking and sailing.Pet Peeves:
Grammar misuses and poor manners.3 Words to Describe You:
Creative, funny and driven.If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why?
1) My soprano ukulele 2) Deck of cards 3) CameraSURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like:
I share DNA with my mother who was on season 2 so I can’t relate any more than that! I can also relate to Whitney Duncan because she was smart, southern and was a musician.Reason for Being on SURVIVOR:
Claiming the title of “sole survivor” would be a huge accomplishment. Being able to do this with my Mom is the coolest!Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR:
I am certainly not a quitter and the final Survivor has to earn that title, which I have every intention of doing. It’s time to get down and dirty.Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR:
I’m wildly creative and that translates to everything I do - cooking, games and strategies that would put my team and I ahead of others.What Does It Mean to You to Play Survivor with Your Loved One?
My Mom is the single most amazing person I know. To play Survivor together definitely tops any experience we have ever had together. I can't wait to compete with or against this truly amazing woman, as a daughter and a best friend, it's an honor!