David Ballheimer

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David Ballheimer was a semi-finalist from Series 42.

He made his debut on 14 February 2000, beating Daniel Vanniasingham before racking up another seven wins and an aggregate score of 474 to become an octochamp and the #1 seed for the series. Ballheimer beat Jim Ainsworth in a close game in the quarter-final, but lost to John Hastings in the semi-final. Ballheimer returned for Championship of Champions XI, but lost to eventual winner Graham Nash in the first round.

His own record of his experience on the show can be read on The Countdown Page here.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
2709 14/02/2000 P Daniel Vanniasingham 53 – 58 David Ballheimer Martin Jarvis Damian Eadie 83
2710 15/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 55 – 15 Janet Nettleship Martin Jarvis Damian Eadie 70
2711 16/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 53 – 43 Ravi Choudhary Martin Jarvis Damian Eadie 84
2712 17/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 72 – 62 Jason Witcher Martin Jarvis Damian Eadie 75
2713 18/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 60 – 22 Maureen Graham Martin Jarvis Damian Eadie 94
2714 21/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 65 – 29 Mark Stubberfield Penny Smith Damian Eadie 72
2715 22/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 40 – 28 Barbara Curr Penny Smith Damian Eadie 75
2716 23/02/2000 P David Ballheimer 71 – 23 Sue Downing Penny Smith Damian Eadie 73
2791 12/06/2000 QF David Ballheimer 63 – 60 Jim Ainsworth Ned Sherrin Damian Eadie 71
2795 21/06/2000 SF David Ballheimer 45 – 46 John Hastings Joan Bakewell Damian Eadie 75
3397 15/01/2003 CP David Ballheimer 70 – 103 Graham Nash Tim Rice Susie Dent 119
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