The Amazing Race might have simply begun, however the strain to win is greater than a highwire. Luckily for these clowns, they’re about to get some primetime apply at an precise circus, however extra on that later.
Ten groups survived the journey by way of Trinidad and Tobago, and this week, the gamers are jet-setting southwest to Bogotá, Colombia. In this South American metropolis, they will encounter the season’s first impediment, the Yield, which supplies one group the facility to cease one other duo’s race for a chosen period of time.
How will it have an effect on the sport as we barrel towards the second elimination? Read on for all the highlights from Episode 2.
AND THEY’RE OFF…| All the racers hitch the identical flight to Colombia, so it is equal footing for everybody as they dive into their subsequent journey. The groups hop into cabs to move for the Nemocón Salt Mine, the place they have to search the underground tunnels for a 10-minute or 20-minute hourglass, which can give them the facility to make use of the Yield at a later level. After discovering an hourglass, groups should join both a 6 am or 6:30 am departure time… however there are solely 5 slots out there for that earlier slot.
When the solar rises, they’re off to hunt for artifacts on the prime of a bell tower. The first 5 groups kind an alliance to assist one another on this leg, however as soon as the artifacts are discovered, the site visitors heading downtown slows the groups to a crawl. Riley and Maddison are the primary to ship their relics and get their subsequent clue. The Yield is simply forward on the subsequent marker, however Gary and DeAngelo and Chee and Hung are usually not far behind.
ROAD BLOCK | Gary and DeAngelo arrive first, adopted by Chee and Hung, and each groups resolvenotto make use of the yield. Immediately after, it is off to the circus! Teams should take part within the wheel of loss of life and in addition full a highwire job whereas balancing a tray of wine glasses. Riley and Maddison additionally select to not use the Yield, simply as DeAngelo and Hung completely crush the Road Block and head off to search out the subsequent clue. Kaylynn and Haley and the Olympians are as soon as once more behind the pack.
The subsequent job: Teams should enhance a truck (together with putting in a horn!) in an effort to obtain the subsequent clue. The decorations should identically match the instance truck earlier than them. Chee and Hung’s first try is mistaken, whereas again on the circus, Alana drops her wine bottle on the highwire — no person mentioned the race was straightforward! While Alana preps for her second strive on the wire, Jerry passes the wire problem to get his clue, whereas Kaylynn and Haley resolve to not Yield, however later remorse it as soon as they notice just one group is behind them. C’mon, individuals! We wish to see some drama!
Chee and Hung full their truck and take the lead as soon as once more… and now, it is a race to the Pit Stop! Gary and DeAngelo shortly take off after them, trying to bridge the hole.
PIT STOP | The footballers cannot catch the dad and mom, and Hung and Chee win the leg (once more!) and a visit to Switzerland. It might solely be Episode 2, however this duo looks like the group to beat.
Back on the truck, Will and James begin to sweat, whereas Michelle and Victoria stay calm and picked up. But it is Riley and Maddison who full the duty to take third place; Eswar and Aparna, and Michelle and Victoria take fourth and fifth, respectively.
Will and Jameslastlynotice their error of neglecting the horn, and because of their loud cheering, Leo and Alana notice they made the identical error… plus one other! But they don’t seem to be the one ones struggling to element the truck correctly. The query is: Who’s going to determine it out first?
WHO WAS ELIMINATED? | After the wires have been traversed and the vans adorned, Kellie and LaVonne have been the final ones to satisfy Phil on the end. Thus, the Olympians have been eradicated from the race.
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