swiped from the Mess Hall
JP: Surrounded by ruins, hidden in jungle, ruins monument ... Mayans, knowledge of celestial knowledge, they thrived then mysteriously vanished.
Crocs, snakes, etc. Unforgiving environment. Hot and rain, bring strongest to knees.
Group already began, divided into two tribes, hiking to destination unknown to surprise that awaits them
Shots of them hiking to ruins..........
Must learn to adapt or voted off, onlyone to claim the million....
39 days, 18 people, one Survivor.............
Cindy and her ass
Players entering ruins
Line up in front of Jeff
Stand on their maps
J: Welcome, you are standing in ruins ancient Mayan civiliation, live amongst ruins. Already divided; Nakum wearing yellow, Yaxah blue, separate camps, waiting are few items to help you live like Mayans, in addition, each tribe will have one other tool that will aid you, Come On OUT
BJ and Steph on top of ruins, they wave
Survivors laughing and clapping
S and BJ shake hands and come down
JP: Two huge players, been through experience, know fire, food, etc. Steph strongest female and will nto quit, BJ strong competitor and day to day camp living, hardest working
Steph: Wha'ts up guys
JP: Steph member of Blue tribe
Brian:I"m inlove with Steph, thought good to go
Brianna: Couldn't help but cry, she is such an inspiriation
Jamie; Girls crying cuz she is their hero, didn't shed a tear
Danni: happy wiht BJ,easy on eyes
Cindy: Thrilled, he isn't going to quit or disappoint anyone
Brandon: Supposedly tough worker but kinda a little dumb
JP: They are full fledged members, they are players, you can use their backbone or they are a easy vote off first TC
First Challenge for Reward, grueling 11 miles through jungle, long, hot, poisonous snakes, crocodiles in water, trek finishes at better camp which winners get and get flint, which is critical right Steph
JP: Pace yoursef........ give directions to where compass, corn, maps etc. up to you how much you want to carry
Survivors ready, GO
They run in different directions
BJ leading way
Brooke: had to decide what to take, chaos
Brandon opens pineapple
Margaret: We never talked before so to figure on a strategyright away was tough
Brandon: Last time I hiked 11 miles was never but I said Yeeha ready to do it (he falls)
BJ: Being back, glad to make new start, felt like a million bucks at beginnign but Steph won't take time, she'll be ready to go
Steph: Main fear is looking like fool, almost an outsider but they opened me up with open arms, still nervous that they think I am too threatening etc.
All discussing how they pronounce their tribe name
(lots of stuff guys sorry)
Checking compass and directions
Jim directing Blake
Jim: Can't move in jungle; I read compass before but you can walk in circles in this stuff
(not doing a great job)
Gary directing: Travel left
AMy: Gary going the right way??
Rafe conf: Leader always goes out first, clear Gary was leader, he is taller, gray haired, he was leader no question.
Jamie: Gary what do you do?
Gary conf: Real name is.... don't think anyone needs to know taht, if someone recognizes me I'll say that isn't me.
Steph has compass
Steph conf: Gary and I both had compass, hard not to get lost
All stop asking if Gary is going right way
Gary conf: I was one with compass but we got Morgan, Brianne, Steph, young ones that didn't want to be leader but my instincts will kick in
Nakum - leading
BJ leading way
Danni: I'm stuck
Judd: Here I come baby
Judd conf: Intense, it was by far one of the toughest things, I am a freaking doorman, never went camping
Margaret checking compass: Getting dark fasst
Blake looks sick
BJ forges ahead
Blake is hurt
Margeat: One of trees broke on Blake's shoulder (has briars) it was a reality check, any one of us......
Margaret checking shoulder
Margaret: Okay it is out
M conf: Really took him down a couple of notches
Yaxha - trailing
Steph: right direction but we have to speed it up, this is all trees (dark now)
Morgan: Wait please.... we should stop
Steph conf: didn't want to stop but it was dark, Nakum is probably right in front of us, don't want to start Guatemala on losing team
Blake is puking
Margaret: why dont' we get palm fronds and lay down
Blake conf: shoulder slowing me down, deyhdrated, hand tingling, i'll be alright (pukes)
Margaret: Is it your shoulder?
Margaret conf: worried abouthim think it is causing a pain response making him sick
Blake: Margaret I appreciate it
margaret: Hopefull you wil lfeel better in morning
Yax - 2
Amy: Sun came up, hearing noises, saw a monkey tree to tree, said OMG can't believe this
Brian?: Thnk we shold suck it up and go
Brian conf: wanted to get a move on, people were cranky but knew I was right, we needed to go
They are going............
Morgan conf: We actually found the other tribe which was great we thought we were behind
Margart: meeting up with other tribe took the air out of our balloon
Nakum is leading walking fast
Yaxha trailing and hurrying
Cindy: we wanted to get hem off our tails, like we were Seabiscut and he kicks it in, running down trail in muck
Steph: Come on, push it
Steph conf: people like Lydia and Amy were lagging, had to wait, they were right in front of us
Steph encouraging Lydia to run togehter with her
BJ is sweaty and tired
BJ conf: Got cold as ice, body got cramped, lays down, gets water
Cindy: BJ got cramped and here comes M nurse lady to help him through it; think people were surprised he was going down early.........
Morgan: can we move faster guys, we have to catch up
Danni and Judd slide down
Judd conf: when I saw the boats, knew it was light at end of tunnel
Brooke: Paddle boats to winners camp
Nakum gets in boats and paddles
Yaxa coming to boat
Steph falls down
Brian conf: we saw them and booked to canoe, it was a huge moral booster cuz we knew we caught up
Someone?: Never give up guys (female)
Shot of ruin.............
Judd is in the muck gets out early
Brandon: Old Judd gets out of boat, had a premature ejaculation, mudd like quicksand
Judd crawling through muck
BJ is suffering..........
BJ: getting out of boat nightmare, never felt this type of pain before, knew other tribe on our tail had to suck it up
BJ got major cramps
Judd; Oh yeah!!!!!!!!!!! Whoooooooooo
They get to ruins
JP: Welcome Nakum!! Congrats, nicely done, high fives BJ
Yaxha gets out of boat
JP So 11 miles 24 hours, you earned the better of two camps, here is flag and flint, gives flint to Margaret: Take care of that
Other tribe comes up, Lydia running
JP: still haas some springin your steps, not your camp, fair to say, close finish but in Survivor, close gets you nothing, this is not where you are living, you got more paddling, hereis your map, take stuff and go
Byes all around.......
Steph: we lost but I thought we kicked butt, most difficult challenge the game ever had
Shot of them rowing away
Yax Day 2
Morgan: we leave the winners and we ara bummed
StepH; we had to paddle all the way across the lake, lotof extra work
Lydia: didn't know what to expect
Steph: maybe we should talk about shelter, how and where
Steph conf: so psyched, on a tribe with as much heart/determination as me
Rafe conf: dead tired but we say we could do this.......
Nakum Day 2
Puking again from Blake
Margaret: Breathe through nose
M conf: this dehydrated so many of us, Judd is down, BJ, Jim, Blake are down, all cramped up
Marg: Bobby Joh, Bobby Jon, slow, focus, stay with me
Morgan: should I pour water on his head
His eyes were rolling around, half conscious
BJ conf: If it wasn't for Maraget thought I would have a seizure??
marg conf: big strong guys, and they are all down, the girls holding up remakedly well but we didn't expect the guys to do down so quickly
Cindy: bittersweet victory cuz some were in such bad shape
Yax Day 3
Steph and Amy have mail
Briann: Competing like Mayans, more than just a game, fail to pull your weight .............
Steph cofn: exciting for another chance to win immunity, a lot of pressure though to win
Nakum tree mail
BJ conf: concern cuz our tribe is not in tip top shape, if guys turn it on, definitely be a good day today
Arrive at challenge from boats
JP: ready for first IC, playing for this, game revolves around immunity.......... based on method of mayan transportation, all nine paddle around buoy get torch come to shore, drag boat, then four people up hill and pull rope to move boat over logs, every time you clear log, four other people move log to front, one person is to carry torh and light fire.
Survivors ready, Go
Running to boat
Brianna fell in water, back up
Tribes pretty even
Dead even at Buoy
Yaxa has torch, have a collision
Nakum struggling to get torch
Very tight coming back
Y out of boat
N out of boat
gotta work together
N has rope, BJ, Brandon, Blake and Judd, Jim with women
Amy Gary Brian Rafe going ahead
Yax moving over logs,
Steph foot caught under log, gotta free Nakum back ahead
Yax bit oif lead
Margat took one in gut
Nakum falling behind
Danni caught under log
Cindy is stuck with log on foot
Nakum really strugglingnow
Gary: 123 pull
Yax big lead
Blake: Come on!!!
Nakum not giving up
Yax close to finish
yax crosses finish line!!!!!
Lydia lights fire
Yax wins immunity!!!
BJ hits himself in face
Steph holds idol with others grabbing, gets flint
JP: First time a TC Steph you won't be a part of!
BJ slo mo walking
Slo mo Steph jumping up/down
Nakum Day 3
M: Losing today was tough, worked from four guys down, heat, excruciating
Jm: Something just went pop
Jim conf: Brutal
Jim is hurting, laying down
Judd; Enjoying jungle?
Brooke: Yeah I felt alright
Brook con: None of us desevrve to go, women shouldn't
Brooke: BJ was sick, he was the worst off
Brandon conf: don't know what is going tohappen with all these broke down crippled guys, Blake's shoulder, throwing up, most concerned abouthim
M attending to Jim: When there is 1/3 ofyour team out strategizing tought, BJ great, Jim a lot to offer, Blake great but it who can ahelp carry your team forward
Shot of Judd throwing a huge pile of palm fronds down
Beautiful TC, ruins........
Grab torch, fire represents your life, fire gone so are you, sit my grasshoppers
JP: Authentic ruins, leaders decide fate, most fitting
Blake: Tough, first day, BJ, Jim me dehydration
BJ: I don't like getting down like that, enver happened before, not many people get a chance to get million bucks again
Danni: surprised at guys but women have a little more endurance but the guys carried a lot of load in beginning
Judd: I was on my back for only a hour the most, puked and got up, I could do a black flip, I feel great
Jim has a sling: Picked up boat and I tore bicep muscles, heard a pop, I'm not blaming it on my arm but it will hurt tribe
Mar: We are worried how to pace team and not be here so we are trying to realign, keep healthy.......
Blake up first
Judd: one of the toughest dudes I know
Brooke: know you don't want to quit but thinking of team long term
Margaret is last and not shown
(I want to hug him, really)
First person: JIM
Gives a small back wave and hobbles off
36 more days, seems like dilemma is how to give it all w/out destroying yourself in the process
Survivor Family Moment
Jim's wife: She is proud and can't wait for him to come home
Next time on Survivor........................
Yax takes desperate measures for food
Steph conf? :I'm not eating ants
And the challenges get tougher
Muddied Survivors standing
BJ shown in challenge, doing his caveman - ARGGGGGGGGGGHH
and Blake hits rock bottom
Blake on ground very ill
Margaret: Worried about Blake, he is struggling to get his breath and something is not right
Jim: Not surpised given difficulty of game, proud of what I did at my age, don't blame you guys, wishe you good luck and no one gets hurt