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18 New Castaways Competing On The 30th Edition Of 'Survivor'

CBS’ Emmy Award-winning series “Survivor” is returning for its 30th season in its 15th year anniversary.

Premiering Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 8pm ET/PT, this season of the ever-popular show will pit three tribes against each other in the first-ever theme “Worlds Apart” where each person must outwit, outplay and outlast the next in order to be crowned Sole Survivor and win the $1 million prize.

The three teams will include The White Collars (Masaya Tribe), known for making the rules, The Blue Collars (Escameca Tribe) known for following the rules, and The No Collars (Nargarote Tribe), who are known to break the rules.

The White Collars team will include professionals such as a corporate executive, a retail buyer and marketing director Joaquin Sourberbielle whose inspiration in life is Derek Jeter.  Check out more of his bio below:

Joaquin Souberbille, 27

Joaquin Souberbille ( Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)
Joaquin Souberbille ( Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

Current Residence: Valley Stream, N.Y.

Occupation: Marketing Director

Personal Claim To Fame: Living a life that has allowed me to overindulge and experience so much of the beauty the world has to offer. 

Hobbies: Traveling, sports and fitness.

Pet Peeves: People who have no common sense. 

Three Words to Describe You:  Outgoing, charismatic and social.


The Blue Collars tribe consists of workers like a state trooper, an oil driller, and hairdresser Lindsey Cascaddan whose favorite sport is dating. Yes, dating. Check out more below”

Lindsey Cascaddan, 24

Lindsey Cascaddan (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)
Lindsey Cascaddan (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

Current Residence: College Park, Fla.

Occupation: Hairdresser

Personal Claim to Fame: I’m proud of me in general. I think building a human being is a pretty cool landmark. I’m proud of the fitness competition I’ve won. I’m proud of the success I have built in my career. I’m just proud.

Hobbies: Working out, cooking and anything artistic.

What is your favorite sport? Dating.

Pet Peeves: Know-it-alls, people that talk too much, laziness, annoying accents, people who push their beliefs on people. 


Finally, the No Collar tribe is made up of rule-breakers like a YouTube sensation, a sailing instructor and coconut vendor Vince Sly who has traveled through 39 different countries. Check him out below:

Vince Sly, 32

Vince Sly (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)
Vince Sly (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

Current Residence: Santa Monica, Calif. 

Occupation: Coconut Vendor

Personal Claim to Fame: Traveling through 39 countries; all done on whim, wit and self-actualization. 

Hobbies:  Dancing, storytelling and art of all kinds.  

Pet Peeves: Snoring, people who are lazy, passive and entitled. Also, junk stuck in my teeth!  

Three Words to Describe You: Magnetic, unconventional and intelligent.  


For more on "Survivor: Worlds Apart," and to meet more of the castaways this season click here.


Shawn Thomas writes Entertainment & Lifestyle content for CBS Local. Follow him on Twitter.

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