The Amazing Race: Season 1, Episode 1

The Race Begins (5 Sep. 2001)

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From Central Park in New York City eleven teams embark on the Amazing Race by speeding to the airport to catch flights to Johannesburg, South Africa. After arriving in Johannesburg, teams ... See full summary »

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From Central Park in New York City eleven teams embark on the Amazing Race by speeding to the airport to catch flights to Johannesburg, South Africa. After arriving in Johannesburg, teams book charter flights to Zambia leaving the next morning and then travel to Victoria Falls. From there, they make their way to Batoka Gorge where teams choose between two detours: either hike to the bottom of the gorge or use a zip line to cross, and then bungee to the bottom of the gorge. After the task is complete, teams race to the pit stop at Songwe Village, and the last team to arrive is eliminated Written by Missy

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