Tom Westman, Palau
Heroism: The NYC firefighter dominated entire game, winning five out of seven immunity challenges and catching a shark (!) for his tribe to feast on.
Outwitticism: Regarding his alliance with Ian, Tom confidently declared, “You know when the other guy is going to stand by you, and he should know that you’ll stand by him. I’m taking a risk, but that’s my move”—until Ian shocked Tom by revealing he would not reciprocate. Needless to say, Tom made a different move.
Tom Westman (45)
Hometown: Sayville, NY
Current Residence: New York, NY
Personal Claim To Fame: “Being a proud member of the FDNY as a Lieutenant of Ladder Co.108 in Brooklyn.”
Inspiration in Life: “My parents.”
Previous Finishes: Palau: Winner
Favorite Past Moment: “Palau Sunsets.”
Previous Survivor He Respects Most: Jenn Lyon (Palau)
Previous Survivor He Respects Least: “I’d rather not comment. I don’t know these guys well enough to say who I respect the least.”
Why Did He Come Back? : “It was so much fun the first time around. I couldn’t resist having another