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Ralph “Rooster” Kiser// Survivor Redemption Island

(Age): Ralph Kiser (44)
Tribe Designation: Zapatera
Current Residence: Lebanon, Va.
Occupation: Farmer
Personal Claim to Fame: Being completely debt-free at age 44. No vehicle payments, no mortgage payments, plus I own two homes on the same farm.
Inspiration in Life: I’m inspired by my farm; I’ve been at it all my life. I’m always amazed at my animals – how they grow and survive. Being able to watch the circle of life go ’round and be a part of it is a very satisfying adventure that I never get tired of.
Hobbies: Hunting, hiking and traveling.
Pet Peeves: People who are lazy and donÂ’t try to make anything of themselves.
3 Words to Describe You: Determined, strong-willed and stubborn
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: I’m probably a combo of Big Tom and J.T.
Reason for being on SURVIVOR: I’ve wanted to be on the show for years and knew one day I’d get my chance. I want to be a hometown hero for the folks back home!
Why you think you’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: I’m an outdoors mountain man. I know plants, trees and what most of their uses are. I can also build anything; start a fire anywhere and make people believe anything I say!
Why you think you will be the sole SURVIVOR: I will be the king at camp because I can build shelter, cook, find food and be the leader.

Ryan Allen Carrillo || Expedition Impossible FAB 3

Team Fab 3
Age: 36
From: Los Angeles, CA
Occupation: Business Owner

Cast member on Mark Burnett’s ABC Summer hit Expedition Impossible. Ryan was a part of Team Fab 3 with his former boyfriend AJ Gibson and AJ’s sister Kari Gibson. In addition to reality TV, Ryan is a champion roller and extreme sports inline skater. He is one of the few openly gay athletes in the world today. Ryan continues to travel the world and has worked with some of the most influential artists of our time, including his idol… Madonna. Out Magazine labeled him as “Madonna’s Skating Boy Toy!” Ryan, a California native, is opening a gay sports bar in the City of West Hollywood called “Bar Varsity.” It is slated to open in 2012. Twitter: RyanACarrillo Facebook page:

Danielle Reyes || Big Brother 3 & All-Stars

Why did you want to be on BIG BROTHER?
I had my first child at 16. I was married and pregnant with my second child by 20. Since then, my youth and my life have been dedicated to my family. I have no Danielle time. This is my opportunity to be a teenager again.

What strengths do you bring to BIG BROTHER?
I am always thinking ahead. I’m a natural leader.

Bill “Bunky” Miller || Big Brother 2

Age: 46
In a relationship
Harrisburg, NC

Occupation: Technical Writer
Motto: Create your own reality, go with the flow and flow with the flux, live and let live.
Hero: Bill Goldberg (professional wrestler)
Favorite Food: Potatoes

Steve and Linda Cole || The Amazing Race 14

Linda Cole (52); Steve Cole (43)
Hometown: Martinsville, Va.
Occupation: Linda (Customer Service Supervisor); Steve (Carpenter)
Relationship: Married

This husband and wife team met when Steven went with a date to LindaÂ’s house for a party. Linda asked her brother to keep his date occupied while she asked Steven out. They have been together ever since and married for 17 years. They both have children from previous marriages, but treat all of them as their very own.

Raymond Housteau || The Amazing Race 7

Ray & Deana are a dating team from Canfield, Ohio and Youngstown, Ohio respectively. Ray is a stockbroker and Deana is a marketing and promotions executive. Their primary motivation for participating in this Race is to put their on-again/off-again relationship to the test and see how they fare.

Ray, who is 17 years older than Deana, has worked as a stockbroker for 18 years. A former college and semi-professional football player, Ray describes himself as cocky and admits that heÂ’s never wrong about anything. He enjoys weightlifting, singing and karate.

Deana is admittedly just as determined and competitive as her teammate. She grew up camping in the backwoods of Ohio and has never traveled outside the United States. DeanaÂ’s favorite hobbies include lifting weights, karate, hunting and fishing.

Both admit they are looking for some answers to what the future holds for their relationship and are hoping the Race will provide some.


Louie Stravato || The Amazing Race 16

Louie Stravato

Age: 47
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
Connection to your teammate: Friends/Detectives
Current Occupation: Undercover Detective
Pet peeve about your teammate: He’s a control freak
Favorite hobbies: Competing in power lifting competitions and Mixed Martial Arts

Jodi Wincheski || The Amazing Race 14

Jodi Wincheski 

Hometown:  Houston, Texas
Occupation: Flight Attendant

Jennifer Hopka || The Amazing Race 14

Jennifer Hopka (26)
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Occupation: Student
Jennifer is currently studying nursing during the day and bartending at night. This self-described driven, outspoken and independent woman enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and shopping.

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