An aerospace consultant from Torrance, California...

Tom Nosek

"He was an aerospace engineer who had just moved to California when he won the Tournament of Champions in 1993. Today, he's mostly retired, but is still putting satellites into orbit as an aerospace consultant. Please welcome..."

2014 Battle of the Decades quarterfinalist: $10,000.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1993 10th Anniversary Tournament 1st runner-up: $13,600.
1993 Tournament of Champions winner: $100,000.
Season 9 5-time champion: $65,640.

Tom died 2020-09-22 at the age of 81, having spent his adult career living in Torrance, California and working for TRW, later Northrop Grumman. Obituary.

Tom appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#6832, aired 2014-05-06 Tom Nosek vs. Pam Mueller vs. Russ Schumacher Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 2.
#6768, aired 2014-02-05 Richard Cordray vs. Tom Nosek vs. Leslie Shannon Battle of the Decades: The 1980s game 3.
Tom previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Tom Nosek in the following archived game:
#4719, aired 2005-02-24 John Beck vs. Tom Nosek vs. Carolyn Cracraft 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 12.

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