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!

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