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Air Raid (also known as Gone Shootin') is a recurring challenge on Survivor. It debuted in Survivor: Worlds Apart and has since re-appeared in Cambodia, Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers, and Ghost Island.

Rules

One at a time, members of each tribe must race up a tower and through a series of obstacles. Once they have made it to the top of the tower, they will each take turns launching sandbags with a giant slingshot, with each member being required to launch at least once, attempting to hit targets out in a field. After a target is hit, tribes are required to switch out members. The first tribe to hit all targets would win.

In Ghost Island, a water-based variation of the course appeared, requiring teams to race on a floating platform to shore in order to hit targets.

History

In Worlds Apart, though Escameca was first to the top of their tower, Nagarote came from behind to narrowly win the challenge, winning beef stew feast and hot chocolate while watching sea turtles lay eggs.

The challenge was used again on Cambodia. Though all three tribes were relatively equal early in the challenge, Stephen Fishbach's gaffe for Bayon ultimately handed the win to Angkor. Despite Spencer Bledsoe's efforts to salvage his tribe's situation, it was of no use, as Keith Nale won for Ta Keo, sending Bayon to Tribal Council for the first time.

In Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers, Joe Mena drew the white rock and did not have to compete, automatically earning a spot on the reward. Although the red team set out on an early lead, Ashley Nolan had difficulty hitting a target, allowing the blue team of Chrissy Hofbeck, Cole Medders, Devon Pinto, JP Hilsabeck, and Ryan Ulrich to come from behind and join Joe on the reward.

In Ghost Island, a water-based version of the course was used, with teams to race on a floating platform to shore instead of racing up a tower. Wendell Holland's accuracy allowed the purple team of Angela Perkins, Chelsea Townsend, Donathan Hurley, Laurel Johnson, Libby Vincek, and himself to win reward.

Winners

Episode Challenge Type Winners
Worlds Apart
"Odd Woman Out"
Tribal Reward S30 carolyn t.pngS30 hali t.pngS30 jenn t.png
S30 kelly t.pngS30 shirin t.pngS30 will t.png
Nagarote
Cambodia
"A Snake in the Grass"
Tribal Immunity S31 abimaria t.pngS31 andrew t.pngS31 tasha t.pngS31 woo t.png
Angkor
S31 ciera t.pngS31 joe t.pngS31 kass t.png
S31 keith t.pngS31 kelley t.pngS31 terry t.png
Ta Keo
Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers
"Playing with the Devil"
Team Reward S35 chrissy t.pngS35 cole t.png
S35 devon t.pngS35 jp t.pngS35 ryan t.png
Chrissy, Cole, Devon, JP, & Ryan
Ghost Island
"The Sea Slug Slugger"
Team Reward S36 angela t.pngS36 chelsea t.pngS36 donathan t.png
S36 laurel t.pngS36 libby t.pngS36 wendell t.png
Angela, Chelsea, Donathan, Laurel, Libby, & Wendell

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References

Recurring Challenges
A Bit Tipsy · A Crate Idea · A Leg Up · A Numbers Game · Air Raid · Angry Chair · Around the Bend · Back in Slack · Balancing Point · Ballin' A Jack · Barrel Bridge · Barrel of Monkeys · Basket Brawl · Better Homes and Island Living · Beyond the Wheel · Blind Leading the Blind · Blue Lagoon Bustle · Blue Plate Special · Boats, Brains & Brawn · Bone to Pick · Boulder Smash · Bow Diddley · Box Your Mind · Braille Maze · Broken China · Buggin' Out · Build It Up, Break It Down · Butch Cassidy · By Any Means Necessary · By the Numbers · Can't Buoy Me Love · Cannonball Run · Caught in the Web · Cell Block Sea · Challenge Pitch · Chief's Choice · Chimney Sweep · Chinese Zodiac Symbols · Choose Your Weapon · Coconut Juice · Crate Escape · Crocodile Rock · Crosswalk · Cube Crisis · Dear Liza · Dive Masters · Domino Effect · Draggin' the Dragon · Dragging the River · Drop A Log · Dulcimer Stomp · End of the Line · Fallen Comrades · Fast Fire · Faulty Towers · Fauxconut Bowling · Fire and Water · Fire Fighter · Float Your Boat · Floating Puzzle · Game of Bridge · Gatecrasher · Get a Grip · Get Barreled · Get Hooked · Get Your Goat · Gimme Three Steps · Great Escape Run · Hands on a Hard Idol · Hear About It Ladder · Hot Pursuit · House of Cards · House of the Holey · Idol Hands · Jail Break · Jump Shot · Jungle Love · Jungle Relay · Kamikaze · Keel Hauling · Keep It Up · Keep on Your Toes · Kicking and Screaming · Kitty Litter · Know Your Loved One · Ladder Tree Golf · Last Gasp · Letter Hunt · Lock, Load and Light · Lock Step · Log Jam · Losing Face · Mask Match · Matchmaker · Matt Finish · Memory · Mud Pack · Mud Slide · Muddy Waters · New School · New Tribe Member · Nut Bucket · O-Black Water · Odd Shaped Bottoms · Operation Balance Build · Out on a Limb · Over-Extended · Paddle Battle · Paddle Out · Perch · Pilfering Pirates · Piranha Feast · Pole Dancing · Pot Head · Push Me, Pull You · Puzzle Dig · Pyramid Scheme · Q and A · Quest for Fire · Race to Shore · Ram-Ball On · Rescue Mission · Rice Race · Rise and Shrine · Rock Bottom · Rock n' Roll · Rod Screw-It · Roll With It · Roller Ball · Running Down a Dream · · Sacrificial Lamb · Schmergen Brawl · Sea Crates · Sea Legs · Sea Salvage · Shipwrecked · Shoot 'n' Shuffle · Shooting Gallery · Shoulder the Load · Simmotion · Slip, Slide & Score · Slither Me Timbers · Smash and Grab · Snag, Drag and Bag · Snake in the Grass · Snake Island Relay · SOS Signal · Spear-it Hunt · Spit It Out · Splash Back · Sprung A Leak · Squared Off · Squatty Probst · Stacked Up · Stairway to Heaven · Stairway to the Stars · Station By Station · Step on Up · Stomp-ede · Strung Out · Sumo at Sea · Survivor Auction · Survivor History · Survivor Pentathlon · Survivor Quiz Show · Swahili Scramble · Swing Break · Temple Transfer · The Ball Drop · The Cruel Sea · The Game is Afoot · The Gauntlet · The Home Stretch · The Maze · The Obstacle Course · This Much · Thrash, Splash & Bash · TLP O-Course · Tomb Raider · Troubled Water · Uncomfortably Numb · United We Stand · Vampire Bats · Vertically Challenged · Vertigo · Wall to Wall · Well Stacked · What-er Drag · When It Rains, It Pours · Wicker Flicker · Will It Go Round · Witch Hunt · Wrist Assured · Yank Your Hank · You Shook Me
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