Pageantry[ edit ] Kimmel won the Miss Montana USA title after placing first runner-up in both the and pageants. The pageant was won by Chelsea Cooley of North Carolina. Kimmel was selected to represent the United States in this pageant from a group of applicants, and did not compete in a live competition for the title. She made the top eight in the international pageant, the highest placement by a delegate of the United States in the pageant's five-year history.
China[ edit ] Kimmel competed on Survivor: China , the 15th season of the reality television show Survivor. In the end Kimmel finished third, behind winner Herzog and second-place finisher Yates, garnering only one jury vote from sixth-place finisher Erik Huffmann. Micronesia[ edit ] Kimmel appeared the very next season on Survivor: Micronesia — Fans vs.
Favorites , which began airing on February 7, She was one of ten returning Favorites on the Malakal tribe. She knows how to build an alliance, how long to keep it, when to get rid of it. She's very good at looking at odds, she's very good at assessing if [she's] better off against this person, or with this person.
Kimmel ended the season in second place, losing to Parvati Shallow in a 5—3 vote. During the season, Kimmel began a relationship with Ozzy Lusth , formerly from Survivor: As of the reunion show, they were still dating, but they subsequently separated. Villains[ edit ] Kimmel returned for Survivor: Villains as one of the Heroes.
This was Kimmel's third season competing on Survivor. Kimmel eventually made it to the merge, and on Day 30, and became the 12th person voted out and the fourth member of the jury, finishing in ninth place. Kimmel ultimately cast her jury vote for Sandra Diaz-Twine to win the season. Thomas , Candice Woodcock, Rupert Boneham and Donaldson securing her to win the season by a 6—3—0 margin.
Accomplishments[ edit ] During Kimmel's time on Micronesia, she set the record for the most days spent on Survivor, with 78 days, and also became the first player to make it to the Final Tribal Council twice which she lost both times.
Of these five, only Kimmel and Hantz made it to the finals twice without winning. Villains, Jeff Probst announced on the season's 22nd day that Kimmel was the first contestant to spend a cumulative days competing on Survivor. Upon getting voted out, Kimmel had spent a cumulative days on the show, which extended her own record.
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