Winner of Survivor: Caramoan (Season 26): John Cochran
John Cochran was named the winner of Survivor: Caramoan (also known as Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites) (Season 26) during the finale on May 12, 2013. He defeated runners-up Sherri Biethman and Dawn Meehan by a vote of 8-0-0. At the time of his win, Cochran was a 25-year-old law student. Cochran surprised many in his second time with his challenge performance while also having strategic control of the entire game. He played the second “Perfect Game” in Survivor history, following J.T. Thomas, by receiving no votes against him at any point.
In addition to Survivor: Caramoan, Cochran first competed on Survivor: South Pacific (Season 23). He was voted out on Day 31, finishing in 8th place.
John Cochran’s Appearances on Rob Has a Podcast
- John Cochran Settles All the Survivor South Pacific Debates – December 8, 2011
- What did John Cochran Think of Colton and the Survivor One World Premiere? – February 16, 2012
- Talking with the Winner & Final 5 From Survivor Caramoan – May 13, 2013
- Survivor 2014: John Cochran Breaks Down the Cagayan Final Four – May 15, 2014
- Survivor 34, Episode 11 Recap | John Cochran – May 4, 2017