Name (Age): Rob "Chong" Ackerman (66)
Tribe Designation: Ahay
Current Residence: San Francisco, California
Occupation: Health food store owner
Personal Claim to Fame: Attending Woodstock when I was 17! It espoused ideals I still follow everyday, namely peace and love!
Inspiration in Life: The Beatles, particularly George Harrison. Their songs rejected shallow materialism and he specifically touched upon the tenants of Hinduism.
Hobbies: Meditating, gardening, surfing
Pet Peeves: Uptight, angry people and those who only care about the shallow things in life 3 Words to Describe You: Spiritual, reflective, serene
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: I'm like Ethan in that I'm a content, calm person who doesn't care for competition and like Fabio in that we're laid-back hippies.
Reason for being on SURVIVOR: I've wanted to escape from the stress of modern life and retreat to a simpler world where I can meditate and be with nature.
Why you think you will be the Sole Survivor:
I'm free of conflict, amiable and am a killer gardener, so I'll be able to grow food!