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|“||I don't mind being manipulative with them.||”|
Star sign: Capricorn
Residence: Hurlingham Manor, Johannesburg
The father figure, Don is a businessman who's competed in several international yachting races, including the exhausting Cape-to-Rio race.
What you should know about him: Don was in the Naval Academy; he has competed in several international yachting races, including the exhausting Cape-to-Rio race. He also loves fishing, mountaineering and diving.
Describes himself as: Honest, dependable, practical and curious.
And his worst qualities? Very competitive and somewhat dominating.
Why he could win Survivor: Don's life experience could give him the edge and if he plays his cards right the other contestants could see him as a father figure and stalwart.
Who is your hero - who do you like to model yourself on? 'Bill Clinton - he has charisma, gave great speeches, I could identify with mistakes he made. Look at the good things he did, not the mistakes.'
Why will you win? 'My age is against me, but I have a lot more experience than most of the contestants. Being in sales, I read people very well, and can communicate well with any person.'
How do you deal with manipulative people? 'I don't mind being manipulative with them.'
What was the most difficult thing about accepting the challenge to be a Survivor? 'Leaving my wife and my business; I will have to leave her on her own to [it]. And I feel guilty [about that].'
Survivor South Africa
|Don's Voting History|
| Voted Against|
|1||Danielle|| Danielle, Gareth,|
|Voted Out, Day 3|
- Don is the oldest castaway on Panama.
- Don is the first person to be voted out of Survivor South Africa.
|Survivor South Africa: Panama Castaways|