Nearly 10 years in the past, then 21-year-old current faculty graduate Sophie Clarke received Survivor 23: South Pacific over returning participant Coach Benjamin Wade, who many predicted would take residence the title. Determined to show why she received her first season, Sophie returned for Survivor 40: Winners at War with a chip on her shoulder.
With her impeccable under-the-radar gameplay and spectacular performances in staff challenges, Sophie did simply that. While she appears like she proved herself, the South Pacific champ arrived on the Edge of Extinction devastated. The different gamers on the Edge comforted her the next morning as she tried to course of her “disappointment.”
Sophie Clarke eradicated in ‘Survivor 40: Winners at War’ Episode 11
Initially positioned on the dominating Dakal tribe, Sophie Clarke shortly aligned with Yul Kwon, who needed to create an alliance with the unconnected gamers.
When the tribes swapped, Sophie joined the enlargement tribe Yara within the minority alongside Sarah Lacina with former Sele tribemates, Boston Rob Mariano, Adam Klein, and Ben Driebergen.
The South Pacific champ discovered her first hidden immunity idol and shared the opposite half with Sarah. Annoyed with the Robfather’s domineering gameplay, Adam and Ben joined the ladies to ship the five-time participant to the Edge of Extinction.
The tribe then went to the merge with out seeing one other Tribal Council, principally due to Sophie’s bodily prowess in challenges. At the merge, she stayed aligned with Ben and Sarah in addition to Tony Vlachos by extension.
The South Pacific champ then engineered the elimination of Wendell Holland, who she pegged as somebody too near Jeremy Collins. She remained within the majority for the subsequent two votes, however then Tony blindsided her with an idol in her pocket as he felt she turned too near his right-hand girl, Sarah.
Sophie Clarke comforted by gamers on the Edge in bonus scene
On the morning after Sophie’s sudden elimination, she sat on the seaside and silently cried. Tyson Apostol hugged her and stated he is aware of how she feels as a result of he’s been eradicated 4 instances.
Through her sobs, the South Pacific winner defined she believes she’s crying due to how drained she feels. Yul approached his upset ally and revealed he additionally cried when he arrived on the Edge of Extinction, offering Sophie with reduction.
The Cook Islands champ inspired the 30-year-old to “let it out” as “it’s a release of all the pain building up inside you.” Eventually, all the opposite castaways came to visit to the newest vote-off and wrapped their arms round her.
In a confessional, Sophie admitted she needed to “conquer” her emotions of disappointment whereas on the Edge. As she defined instantly following her elimination, the South Pacific champ felt like she was “playing with legends” and didn’t assume she “fit” in with them.
However, she appears like she proved herself and plans on utilizing her time on the Edge to course of her “sadness and disappointment” earlier than transferring on to “pride.” Survivor 40: Winners at War airs Wednesdays at eight p.m. EST on CBS.