Wow! Glad you weren't blinking LG., I must have been. OH, so yup, they had some chummy time before-hand. It really looked like the Captain guy just randomly looked and picked real quick because he had a nanosecond to decide.
Oh! I forgot about the 5 hour mud search. I was wondering as I was watching him last night.. can't he just come back after the challenge and look for his shoe? I would have left without it.