don't confuse Cochran's lack of muscles with lack of competitive spirit--he just uses his brains to keep it from spilling out all over the place and alerting others to his ability to be a threat. This is the 2nd comment you've made that I've seen about his lack of masculinity, by which I assume you mean lack of muscle power---remember there are other ways to get things done. And as Malcolm has astutely observed, very shortly (post merge) obvious muscles are going to be a serious liability.
Malcolm is another guy who's figured out that abrasive masculinity and bossing people around does not usually play well in the surviving aspect of Survivor.
I think what Cochran meant was that even off camera Juia wasn't a lot of fun, whereas I can see Cochran or Malcolm being fun to be around.
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Check out Julia's website. Although it is not a Philip Sheppard quality education (holding up my sarcasm sign), Julia is a student at Stanford University where she is earning a BS in Science, Technology, & Society. She is also one of only a few Nascar drivers to pursue a college education and one of her goals is to make racing more environmentally friendly. Not quite as exciting as what Cochrane is doing with his life (sarcasm again), but not really vanilla either.
None of that adds up to her being not boring though. Especially in terms of the game of Survivor. She obviously wasted her time with her BS in Society lol.
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Julia may be just as competitive (given her background it's hard to believe she isn't!), but she's not as good or entertaining at expressing it apparently, as she gets little camera time---in part I'm sure because of the black hole that is Phillp, but also because she just doesn't seem to have "it" in terms of a camera personality. Contrast with Sherri for example, also a Fan. And apparently she's also not expressing herself to her teammates, or at least her new teammates, the former favs. Maybe she thinks being a Stanford student and race car driver will make her look too threatening to the others so she just clams up...? Or she's shy? Who knows, but she didn't come across on camera, nor in person apparently. Maybe if she'd let out more of the post game Julia on camera or in camp she wouldn't have seemed so dull. As it was, she was so UTR to us I never even knew her name until now.