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Dana & Adrian
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Team Profile
Members Dana Davis
Adrian Davis
Age 39 (Dana)
40 (Adrian)
Hometown Arlington, Texas
Relation High School Sweethearts
Occupation Medical Sales (Dana)
Market Manager (Adrian)

The Amazing Race 16

Legs Competed 1
Legs Won 0
Placement 11th
Average Position 11.00
Roadblock Count Dana: 0
Adrian: 1
Countries raced Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Chile
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Dana Davis and Adrian Davis are High School Sweethearts on The Amazing Race 16.

Profile

Retrieved from CBS.com[1]

Dana

  • Age: 39
  • Hometown: Arlington, Texas
  • Connection to your teammate: High School Sweethearts who met while attending Los Angeles High School
  • Current Occupation: Medical Sales
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: His obnoxious burps
  • Favorite hobbies: Swing dancing, taking spontaneous trips and fine dining
  • Achievements: Earning a Masters Degree from University of Texas at Arlington with three kids under 6. Owning a property management and real estate firm with my husband and purchasing my first home by the age of 22
  • Lifelong to do list: To share my story of overcoming abuse and a failed restaurant business at the age of 23. Also, to do more traveling, enter a national dance competition and complete a book that I started on adversity
  • If I could switch places with someone: Oprah
  • Role Model/Hero: Jesus Christ is my role model. My mother is my hero
  • What are you passionate about: Compelling others to think and live outside the ordinary by sharing my stories of victory
  • What would you do if you won the million dollars: Give to meaningful organizations (United Way, YMCA, etc), save and have a little fun
  • People would be surprised to learn: That my spouse and I have enjoyed each other for 26 years and I am not even 40 yet
  • Favorite place you have ever visited: Puerto Vallarta
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Not holding it against my husband if he is responsible for us losing
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks)? Showing that high school sweethearts can still love, respect and have fun with each other while trying to accomplish a common goal

Adrian

  • Age: 40
  • Hometown: Arlington, Texas
  • Connection to your teammate: High School Sweethearts who met while attending Los Angeles High School
  • Current Occupation: Market Manager
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: Her double standards on household issues
  • Favorite hobbies: Weight lifting, golfing and playing "Texas Hold'em"
  • Achievements: I graduated from San Jose State University as a first generation college graduate
  • Lifelong to do list: Raise my children to be healthy, contributing members of society and then help raise my grandchildren to be the same
  • If I could switch places with someone: I would not want to switch places with anyone.
  • Role Model/Hero: Tom Hicks, the owner of the Texas Rangers
  • What are you passionate about: Running my own company
  • What would you do if you won the million dollars: Pay off debt and donate money to my church and the United Negro College Fund
  • People would be surprised to learn: With me there are no surprises...what you see is what you get
  • Favorite place you have ever visited: Hawaii
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Making the right choices under pressure and not arguing
  • What did you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks): I'd like to show the unity that can exist between husband and a wife

The Amazing Race 16

Race History

Dana & Adrian's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Chile No Detour Adrian 11 of 11 [1]
Average 11.00
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
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn

Notes:
1: Dana and Adrian failed to complete the Roadblock in Leg 1. After Adrian's second failed attempt and after all other teams had already checked in at the Pit Stop, Phil came out to the Roadblock location and eliminated them.

Post-Race

Trivia

Franchise Records

  • First team to be unable to finish a challenge and reach the Pit Stop on the first leg.

US Records

  • First all African-American to be the first eliminated in standard format.

External links

Interviews

  • Joyce Eng at TV Guide Online (02/16/2010): "We Had a Strategy — And Didn't Use It"
  • Christopher Rocchio at Reality TV World (02/16/2010): "Exclusive: Adrian and Dana Davis talk about The Amazing Race"
  • Digital Spy (02/16/2010): "Dana and Adrian Davis chat about being first to exit the race"
  • Carrie Bell at People.com (02/17/2010): "A 'Big No-No' Cost Us the Race"
  • Henrik Batallones at BuddyTV (02/17/2010): "Exclusive Interview:  Dana and Adrian from The Amazing Race 16"
  • Gina Scarpa at Reality Wanted (02/17/2010): "The Amazing Race 16: Exclusive Interview with Dana and Adrian Davis

Social Media Profiles

References

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