The Amazing Race Review: Devil in the Details

Just when you think you have all the answers, I change all the questions.

The famous quote from former WWE wrestler "Rowdy" Roddy Piper is the perfect saying for this week’s episode of The Amazing Race, "The Spirit of Our Life".  Teams were so flustered by the first change, the double elimination, that over 70% of the teams didn’t pay attention to the smallest change.

Having never run the race myself, perhaps I do not understand the mania that takes over when the fear of being eliminated is so eminent.  Additionally, as the race has evolved the margins separating the teams have gradually gotten smaller.  However, it continues to amaze me how often teams are eliminated or make mistakes simply from not reading. Read More...


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