[Warning: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for The Amazing Race Season 34 premiere, “Many Firsts But Don’t Be Last.”]
If you’re 30+ seasons right into a present, you’ve bought to alter issues up every now and then. A giant new change was revealed in The Wonderful Race Season 34 premiere on September 21 on CBS, and it raises the stakes of the fast-paced competitors collection to new heights.
In The Wonderful Race Season 34, there shall be no non-elimination rounds. If you happen to’re final, you’re reduce, and you’ll’t be saved. The present introduced this transformation forward of the season premiere, however the contestants had no clue. The paired gamers discovered of this stunning replace from host Phil Keoghan outdoors of Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, Germany, marking one other first — the collection has all the time began the seasons someplace in the USA. All through their adventures, the forged will trek by means of Jordan, Austria, Italy, France, Spain, and Iceland earlier than arriving on the Nashville end line.
Gamers hardly had any time to course of the non-elimination bombshell earlier than it was off to the (many) races. The primary leg of the race required gamers to drive themselves to 3 completely different locations earlier than discovering Phil on the first Pit Cease. This activity went off comparatively with no hitch for the groups.
The following problem was extra bodily demanding, requiring contestants to roll a beer keg (when in Germany) by means of obstacles in a single minute. They couldn’t transfer ahead till they efficiently bought by means of all of the obstacles in that quick timeframe. Navy brothers Michael and Marcus made fast work of that, nailing it on the second try, however others struggled extra. Timing is every little thing on this recreation, so a number of failed problem makes an attempt might snowball into eliminations.
Up subsequent, the pairs needed to noticed a log to unlock a clue. The groups deployed completely different methods for this. The place some exerted plenty of bodily power, others took a much less intense, extra cautious strategy of letting the noticed do what it’s made to do. Preserving power was a great transfer, because the final problem required gamers to chisel by means of a big block of ice.
Large Brother alums Derek and Claire (who’ve been relationship since assembly on the present) have been the primary couple to unlock all three clues, which reveal the subsequent Pit Cease location: Friedensengal, Munich’s Angel of Peace monument. Derek and Claire got here in first place, successful them $2,500 every. Newlyweds Glenda and Lumumba positioned second, and former Rams cheerleaders Quinton and Mattie positioned third. Engaged couple Aastha and Nina got here in final, making them the primary pair eradicated from The Wonderful Race Season 34.
The Wonderful Race can have a 90-minute episode on September 28, beginning at 9:30/8:30c on CBS. After that, it is going to return to its 10/9c slot.
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The Wonderful Race, Wednesdays, 10/9c, CBS