The Amazing Race: Season 1, Episode 12

Race to the Finish: Part 1 (5 Dec. 2001)

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The teams began in Beijing, China. Their first task was to head to Tiantan park and retrieve the clue from a kite being flown by a local. From there they headed to the Great Wall for a ... See full summary »

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Herself - Contestant (as Amie) (credit only)
Drew Feinberg ...
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Himself - Contestant (as Kevin) (credit only)
Rob Frisbee ...
Himself - Contestant (as Rob)
Brennan Swain ...
Himself - Contestant (as Brennan)
Frank Mesa ...
Himself - Contestant (as Frank)
Margarita Mesa ...
Herself - Contestant (as Margarita)
Kim Smith ...
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Leslie Kellner ...
Herself - Contestant (as Leslie) (credit only)
David Groark ...
Himself - Contestant (as Dave) (credit only)
Margaretta Groark ...
Herself - Contestant (as Margaretta) (credit only)
Nancy Hoyt ...
Herself - Contestant (as Nancy) (credit only)
Emily Hoyt ...
Herself - Contestant (as Emily) (credit only)
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The teams began in Beijing, China. Their first task was to head to Tiantan park and retrieve the clue from a kite being flown by a local. From there they headed to the Great Wall for a Detour. They had to chose between walking up steep steps in close range or flat steps farther away. All the teams chose the steep steps. In this task, we began to see some problems with Frank/Margarita's relationship. Margarita later said they had to work as a team, always in order to win the race. At the top of the Great Wall, there is a clue. The teams have to get to a bed and breakfast in Anchorage, Alaska. All the teams got tickets to San Francisco and from there to Seattle and finally to the destination (Anchorage, Alaska.) When in Alaska, they stayed the night at the bed and breakfast. In the morning they had to perform an old Alaskan ritual, called a "Blanket Toss" to find where the next clue was, in which they were "trampolined" by the locals. The next clue involved them getting to a glacier, ... Written by Anonymous

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