Who hasn’t noticed Chase Rice of “Survivor: Nicaragua”? He’s the hot dude on Tribe La Flor who tried to form an alliance with Brenda and was bummed he wasn’t on Jimmy Johnson’s team. There’s a very good reason for that! Chase is one awesome guy and he’ll take Nicaragua by storm in “Survivor.” Get to know a little more about him.
Chase is a 24-year-old from Fairview, North Carolina who’s a NASCAR pit crew jackman. He’s also an accomplished former college football player. In fact, he’s the winner of the John Lotz Award from the University of North Carolina for overcoming the most challenging of circumstances.
Getting to Know Chase of “Survivor”
Chase says working on a pit crew is pretty intense as cars cruise into the pit at 50 or 60 miles per hour. While Rice obviously loves cars, he wants us to know that’s not his only interest. He has a passion for something else – country music. The “Survivor” contestant told Fancast that he writes and sings country music and it’s what motivates him.
Chase Rice has come out with his first titled CD called “Friday Nights and Sunday Mornings,” a collection of songs about college years, which he knows so much about. His country artist inspirations are Eric Church and Jason Aldean. He likens his style to the two of them. By the sounds of his voice it’s easy to see he’s a good singer.
We Know He’s Athletic!
Chase is evidently athletic and he gets that from a list of activities. He works a lot on cars, 4-wheels, and hunts. He describes himself as athletic, adventurous, and competitive – the three major traits a “Survivor” contestant needs heading into the game.
He Brings Down-to-Earth Qualities in Nicaragua
We already know when see contestants on “Survivor” or any other reality show, we see people turn on one another while getting to know who they are. Chase explains that’s one thing he’s vowing not to do, change who he is by choosing a deceptive strategy. He shares not even a million dollars is worth changing who he is. Ladies will love this “Survivor” castaway’s moral code alone.
Chase shares that the foundation his father set for him 22 years of life, has been more than most people get in a lifetime. He admired his father for the strength and commitment he had for him.
“He was always there for me no matter what, ” Rice told TV Grapevine.
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Chase can’t stand laziness and won’t tolerate that trait in someone on the La Flor Tribe in Nicaragua. He believes everyone should pitch in and work as a team. He and Jimmy Johnson would have been a great partnership in one of their Tribes. Rice really wanted to be with one of the greatest football coaches of all time, given his history with football as well.
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What Chase Plans to Do with the Million Dollar Prize
If Chase wins “Survivor: Nicaragua”, he plans to pursue his dream in country music by moving to Nashville. He knows it’s a tough business, but feels it’s important he try and make a name for himself.
After getting to know Chase, it’s plain to see he has what it takes to be on “Survivor: Nicaragua” as a finalist. Can he win and while not being deceptive? We sure hope so!
Sources: msnbc.com, tvgrapevine, fancast