“The Amazing Race” once again proved its unpredictability last week when Chris and Bret went from a second place finish in the preceding leg to finish last and face elimination in episode 9. They were the last of the three teams made up of “Survivor” alumni still in the competition. Four of the five remaining teams are “TAR” alumni while the other — Nicole and Victor — came to fame on “Big Brother.” With no more non-elimination legs, which team will be sent packing by Phil Keoghan at the end of episode 10? Read on for “TAR” spoilers.
Nicole and Victor surprised even themselves with their strong showing in leg 9, coming tantalizing close to first place. But they were beaten to the mat by Tyler and Korey (“TAR”), who claimed their fourth win in a row. Can they do it again on “Chugga Chugga Choo Choo,” which airs June 19 on CBS? In this episode the teams travel from Croatia to the Netherlands.
In the village of Giethoorn, which is known as the Venice of the Netherlands, teams face a Double U-Turn as well as a Switchback. One of the Detours sees them take to a tandem bike to make egg deliveries while the other has them both pole vaulting across a stream. The latter is, believe it or not, a popular sport in the Netherlands known as fierljeppen. “Race” fans will recall that it featured in two other seasons that saw the teams in this low country but it was a Roadblock in both seasons 12 and 21.
Based on sightings reported on social media we know that the fun will be over for Becca and Floyd who are last to the mat and are finally sent packing. This result leaves just four teams still in the race for the one million dollars.