Cindy Hall was born and raised in Maysville, Kentucky, with her identical twin sister, Mindy. She spent three years studying at Ohio State University in Columbus before relocating to Florida. She is currently a zookeeper/animal trainer and has previously worked as a primate expedition cruise captain, a pet counselor, and a coffee house manager.
A huge Survivor fan since Survivor: The Australian Outback, Hall has applied to be on the show a total of four times. She describes herself as passionate, tenacious, and naturalistic. As someone who has no trouble voicing her opinion about anything, Hall admits her fuse is easily ignited. She feels that her athletic ability, resourcefulness, and competitive edge will carry her all the way to the end. In her spare time she likes to fish, camp, canoe, and play co-ed softball.
Hall’s primary motivation for being on the show is committing herself to an extraordinary extraordinary challenge and proving wrong anyone who has ever doubted her strength and spirit. The idea of fighting for your beliefs resonates deeply with Hall.
An avid animal lover, Hall currently resides in Naples, Florida, with her four cats, one dog, an African tortoise, and an Indonesian blue-tongued skink. Her birth date is June 28, 1974.
Scents: Pine forest, cinnamon, coffee, earthly Scents
Flowers: Dombeya wallichii, gerbera daisy, shell ginger
Board Games: Trivial Pursuit, Sorry, Uno
Video Games: Galaga
Sports to Play: Softball/baseball, volleyball, racquetball
Sports Teams: No favorite
Outdoor Activities: Fishing, running, canoeing, yard work
TV Shows: Survivor, CSI, Without a Trace, The Amazing Race, Seinfeld, The Simple Life
Movies: Phenomenon, Nell, AI, Powder, Michael, Sea Biscuit, City of Angels, Moonstruck, Far and Away
Actors: John Travolta, Nicholas Cage
Actresses: Jodie Foster, Nicole Kidman
Music: Sting, Elton John, Norah Jones, James Taylor
Magazines: Fishing Magazines, Smithsonian, National Geographic
Books/Authors: The Alchemist, The BFG, Way Under Contract
Cereals: Cracklin’ Oat Bran, Quaker Cinnamon Oatmeal Squares, Honey Nut Shredded Wheat
Fruits: Red grapes, ruby red grapefruit, banana, berries, Gala or Fuji apples
Snack Foods: Wheat Thins, cheddar cheese munchies, Snyder’s Honey Mustard and Onion pretzel pieces, pistachios, peanuts
Cookies: Keebler Fudge Striped, shortbread, Girl Scout Samoas
Candy Bars: Skor, Wonka Bar, York Peppermint Patty, Payday
Alcoholic Drinks: Corona with lime, margarita, red wine
Non-Alcoholic: Coffee, Green Goodness