Season 21

Nicaragua

Season #21: Nicaragua

Premiered 2010 | San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua

This is Nicaragua - remote, mysterious, dangerous. Straddled between the raging waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, it's where ancient rainforests battle for survival against some of the world's youngest and most active volcanoes. This this rugged land has resisted taming since the days of the conquistadors. This is where 20 Americans are to begin the adventure of a lifetime. In the end, only one will remain to claim the million dollar prize. 39 days, 20 people, 1 Survivor!

Contestants

Episodes

Number
Date Aired
Title
Description
1
9/15/2010
"Young at Heart"
The castaways are shocked to learn that they'll be divided into tribes of older players versus younger players. Meanwhile, one castaway reveals a personal secret that could affect the entire tribe as they head into their first challenge.
2
9/22/2010
"Fatigue Makes Cowards of Us All"
Tempers flare at La Flor and fights erupt as the young castaways struggle to overcome some potentially dangerous personality conflicts within the tribe.
3
9/29/2010
"Glitter in Their Eyes"
A battle erupts over a clue to the hidden immunity idol and one fearless competitor makes a bold move that earns them the upper hand, but the bad behavior doesn't go unnoticed by their tribemates.
4
10/6/2010
"Pulling the Trigger"
The hunt for the hidden immunity idol widens the rift between two castaways at the La Flor camp, triggering a venomous fight. Meanwhile, a valuable secret is revealed that solidifies a powerful alliance.
5
10/13/2010
"Turf Wars"
The newly formed tribes struggle to find their footing with some castaways making new allies and others seizing the opportunity to take a leadership role.
6
10/20/2010
"Worst Case Scenario"
One of the game's most prominent masterminds targets two foes and sets a plan in motion to oust one of them, along with an immunity idol, in one of the most memorable tribal councils of the season.
7
10/27/2010
"What Goes Around, Comes Around"
A public display of emotion causes one castaway to doubt the intentions of an old rival whom she suspects has been lobbying for sympathy.
8
11/3/2010
"Company Will Be Arriving Soon"
After the tribes merge and food disappears, two castaways share a secret about the food that threatens to land them in the hot seat at Tribal Council.
9
11/10/2010
"Running the Camp"
One castaway makes a difficult decision that backfires, allowing another castaway the opportunity to devise a strategy to flush out the hidden immunity idol and blindside a rival.
10
11/17/2010
"Stuck in the Middle"
The tribe suffers a devastating blow when they find the camp in ashes after a fire, and the loyalty of an alliance is put to the test as Libertad heads to tribal council.
11
11/24/2010
"We Did It Guys"
New scenes shed light on the castaways and the decisions they've made during the game.
12
12/1/2010
"You Started, You're Finishing"
A castaway's selfish act causes great disappointment for an alliance member; meanwhile another tribe member shares some motherly advice to toughen up a young castaway.
13
12/8/2010
"Not Sure Where I Stand"
A castaway is left questioning alliances after a broken promise leaves them out in the cold.
14
12/15/2010
"This is Going to Hurt"
After an emotional visit from home, one alliance is faced with a difficult decision to secure their own fate in the game.
15
12/19/2010
"What About Me?"
The final castaways participate in their last immunity challenges and are questioned by the jury before the jurors vote for the one million dollar winner.
16
12/19/2010
"Reunion"
The season's castaways reunite.

Results

Jud "Fabio" Birza

Winner

Chase Rice

Runner-up

Matthew "Sash" Lenahan

2nd Runner-up

Holly Hoffman

4th

Dan Lembo

5th

Jane Bright

6th

Ben "Benry" Henry

7th

Kelly Shinn

8th

NaOnka Mixon

9th

Brenda Lowe

10th

Marty Piombo

11th

Alina Wilson

12th

Jill Behm

13th

Yve Rojas

14th

Kelly Bruno

15th

Tyrone Davis

16th

Jimmy Tarantino

17th

Jimmy Johnson

18th

Shannon Elkins

19th

Wendy Jo DeSmidt-Kohlhoff

20th