SURVIVOR: Island of the Idols

Tick… tick… tick. When you have a running clock on you, the pressure is on. But what happens if you give someone a little too much time? Then you have a situation where someone feels hurried only to then discover they can’t even fill the time.

This is the dilemma that has faced many cast members of Survivor: Ghost Island as they have taken part in our 60-Second Introduction series. Some run out of time, while others end up with too much of it. But how will Chelsea Townsend fare?

Watch the video above to find out, and then fill in the blanks by reading over her official bio below. Godspeed, Chelsea!

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Name: Chelsea Townsend
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Current Residence: Los Angeles
Occupation: EMT

Personal Claim to Fame: Graduating college. I grew as a person and learned a lot about dedication and self-motivation. It gave me the foundation to continue my education and pursue a career as a physician assistant.

Inspiration in Life: My family. I have the most supportive and loving family. They constantly challenge me to be the very best version of myself. I love being able to pursue my passions and dreams knowing they will always be there to help me along the way.

Hobbies: Hiking, camping, and enjoying time with family and friends.

Pet Peeves: People with constantly pessimistic or negative energy.

3 Words to Describe You: Outgoing, dynamic, and driven.

If You Could Have 3 Things on the Island What Would They Be and Why? A mattress to get a good night’s rest, a toothbrush because I can’t imagine not brushing my teeth for more than a day, and definitely food because nobody likes starving.

SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Parvati. I think I could use my charm to build relationships, and I think I have the competitive spirit and wit she had.

Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: It is the experience of a lifetime. You get to push yourself to your absolute limits and challenge yourself in a unique way. I believe I will learn a lot about myself and become a stronger person physically and mentally. The money would, of course, be helpful as well. I am looking to attend graduate school in the near future and it would be nice to not have any student loans after school.

Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: I have the traits needed to make me successful. I am a hard worker who is extremely driven to reach my goals. I am agile and athletic from a background in dance and gymnastics. I am personable and get along well with people of all backgrounds and ages. I am a competitor and love a good challenge.

Survivor: Ghost Island premieres Feb. 28 on CBS. For a crazy amount of coverage of the upcoming season, check out our Survivor hub and follow Dalton on Twitter @DaltonRoss.

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SURVIVOR: Island of the Idols

Strangers starve themselves on an island for our amusement in the hopes of winning a million dollars, as host Jeff Probst implores them to "DIG DEEP!"

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