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Becca & Floyd
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Team Profile
Members Becca Droz
Floyd Pierce
Age 26 (Becca)
21 (Floyd)
Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Becca)
Highland Ranch, Colorado (Floyd)
Relation Strangers
Occupation Rock Climbing Instructor and Barista (Becca)
College Student (Floyd)
Hashtag #TeamFun

The Amazing Race 29

Legs Competed 10
Legs Won 2
Placement 5th
Average Position 3.40
Roadblock Count Becca: 4
Floyd: 4
Countries raced Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Panama Flag of Brazil Flag of Tanzania Flag of Norway
Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Greece Flag of Vietnam
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Becca Droz and Floyd Pierce are a team on The Amazing Race 29.

Profile

Retrived from CBS.com

Becca

Age: 26
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.
Current occupation: Rock Climbing Instructor and Barista
Describe what you do: I facilitate all women’s climbing courses to help women become more confident and capable climbers and grow the community of lady climbers.
3 words to describe you: Fun, bold and adventurous.
Favorite hobbies: Beatboxing and freestyling, dancing (swing dance, contra dance and dancing at da club), juggling, skiing, gardening and video editing.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?: Achieving my dream of being a contestant on The Amazing Race, duh.
What scares you most about traveling?: Getting very lost.
What excites you most about traveling?: New perspectives, new sights, new people and new experiences.
What qualities do you hope your partner has?: Freestyling and/or beatboxing skills, a positive attitude, excels at puzzles and navigation, never gives up and likes to have fun!
What qualities will be hard for you to put up with in a partner?: Negativity, drama, arrogance, too serious and anti-fun.
What do you think will be the biggest challenge you and your teammate face?: Getting caught up in small moments and losing sight of the big picture.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why?: New Zealand - Phil’s homeland and a place of great, mountainous beauty!
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)?: Connect with a group of unique and fascinating individuals, push my limits and intimately experience new cultures.[1]

Floyd

Age: 21
Hometown: Highland Ranch, Colo.
Current occupation: College Student
Describe what you do: I study applied math and economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. I also served as a drum major of CU's marching band for the past three years.
3 words to describe you: Optimistic, driven and juicy.
Favorite hobbies: Anything musical, hiking, baseball, watching The Walking Dead or The Amazing Race, attending college sporting events and everything related to The Lion King.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?: Either winning a full-ride scholarship to college or being a cast member on The Amazing Race.
What scares you most about traveling?: I don't have a great sense of direction, so I’m most worried about getting completely lost in a foreign land.
What excites you most about traveling?: Getting to see the world! I’ve never been outside of the country, so experiencing different cultures will be awesome. I’m also excited to put myself in situations that the average human would never find themselves in.
What qualities do you hope your partner has?:I'm looking for someone who can stay positive in any situation. I want someone who understands that the race will not be a smooth ride, and they must be able to keep calm in the most stressful times.
What qualities will be hard for you to put up with in a partner?: Someone who gives up easily.
What do you think will be the biggest challenge you and your teammate face?: I feel like my partner may underestimate me because I’m one of the youngest racers, so it’s possible that I’ll have to prove myself to them early on.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why?: Definitely Italy. It has a rich arts and music culture and pasta is my favorite food.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)?: Being on this show is my biggest dream, so I just hope to push myself harder than I ever have before and enjoy the ride![2]

The Amazing Race 29

Race History

Becca & Floyd's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Panama Shoot / Scoot No Roadblock 2 of 11
2 2 Panama → Brazil Keep the Beat / Work Your Feet Becca 5 of 10
3 3 Brazil → Tanzania Build It / Weave It Floyd 8 of 9 [1]
4 4 Tanzania Lock / Knock Becca 2 of 8
5 5 Tanzania → Norway Used Fast Forward 3 of 7
6 6 Norway → Italy Make a Mold / Grab a Hold Floyd 1 of 7 [2]
7 7 Italy Sing It / Bring It Floyd 2 of 6
8 8 Italy → Greece For the Bride / For the Groom Becca 5 of 6 [3]
9 9 Greece → Vietnam Bamboo Climb / Window Design Becca 1 of 5
10 10 Vietnam No Detour Floyd 5 of 5 [4]
Average 3.40
Legend:
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team finished in last and were supposed to be eliminated, but were saved by the Salvage Pass or The Save
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist

Notes:
1: Becca & Floyd initially checked in 5th, however, Floyd soon discovered he lost his passport, and were told they couldn't check in without it. They were able to find Floyd's passport, and the second time they checked in, they dropped to 8th.
2: Becca & Floyd U-Turned Liz & Michael, who had already passed the U-Turn point and were therefore unaffected by it.
3: Becca & Floyd received a 10 minute penalty for speeding. They served it on the racecourse, thus didn't affect their placement, and was left unaired.[3]
4: On the way to Đền Thái Vi, Floyd became dizzy due to fatigue from the Roadblock, and medics were called out to their location. Long after all the other teams checked in, Phil came out to his & Becca's location and eliminated them.

Post-Race

Trivia

US

  • First team to not use an Express Pass without being eliminated.

External Links

Interviews

  • Kellie B. Gormly at TribLive.com (03/28/2017): "Locals representing the 'Burgh on The Amazing Race 29"
  • Maria Sciullo at Pittsburg Post-Gazette (05/19/2017): "Reality Check: Pittsburgh's Becca Droz is out of Amazing Race"
  • Elizabeth Kwiatkowski at RealityTV World (05/24/2017): "Floyd Pierce Exclusive: I feel like I let Becca Droz down, but I'll grow from this failure"
  • Elizabeth Kwiatkowski at RealityTV World (05/25/2017): "Becca Droz Exclusive: I was a wreck for a couple days after our devastating Philimination"

Social Media Profiles

References

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