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Eric & Jeremy
EricJeremy
Team Profile
Members Eric Sanchez
Jeremy Ryan
Age 27 (Eric)
26 (Jeremy)
Hometown Deerfield Beach, FL (Eric)
Pompano Beach, FL (Jeremy)
Relation Friends
Occupation Waiter (Eric)
Valet (Jeremy)

The Amazing Race 9

Legs Competed 12
Legs Won 5
Placement 2nd
Average Position 1.75
Roadblock Count Eric: 6
Jeremy: 5
Countries raced Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil Flag of Russia Flag of Germany Flag of Italy.svg
Flag of Greece Flag of Oman Flag of Australia 150px-Flag of Thailand.svg Flag of Japan
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Eric Sanchez and Jeremy Ryan are a team of Friends on the 9th season of The Amazing Race.

ProfileEdit

Jeremy & Eric, best friends from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, met while running college track at Johnson County Community College. Both are admittedly cocky, very competitive and strong athletes. They are avid volleyball players who frequently compete in local tournaments.

Sarcastic and patient, Jeremy is well-traveled and ready for the adventure of a lifetime. He works as a valet and is hoping the Race will help him to make something of his life.

Eric, who works as a waiter and a bartender, has little experience traveling outside of the United States. A two-time NJCAA Track and Field All American in the pole vault, Eric describes himself as being athletic and outgoing. His biggest pet peeve about his teammate is that Jeremy won't take criticism.

The former collegiate athletes hope their physical abilities will help carry them past the competition to the $1 million prize.

The Amazing Race 9Edit

Race HistoryEdit

Eric & Jeremy's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Brazil Motor Head / Rotor Head No Roadblock 1 of 11
2 2 Brazil Press It / Climb It Jeremy 2 of 10
3 3 Brazil → Russia → Germany Scrub / Scour Eric 1 of 9 [1]
4 Break It / Slap It Jeremy 1 of 9
5 4 Germany → Italy Foundry / Laundry Eric 2 of 8
6 5 Italy Big Fish / Little Fish Jeremy 1 of 7
7 6 Italy → Greece Used Fast Forward 1 of 6
8 7 Greece → Oman Camel / Watchtower Eric 4 of 5
9 8 Oman → Australia Sand / Sea Jeremy 1 of 5
10 9 Australia Dry / Wet Eric 2 of 4
11 10 Australia → Thailand Move It / Altar It Eric 2 of 4
12 11 Thailand → Japan Maiden / Messenger Jeremy 2 of 3
12 Japan → United States Drill It / Deliver It Eric 2 of 3
Average 1.75
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 Yield
< Recipient of the Yield





Notes:
1: Leg 3 was double-length, with two Detours and two Roadblocks, shown over two episodes. The placements listed in the first column reflect the order teams arrived at the leg's halfway point.

TriviaEdit

Franchise Records Edit

  • First all-male team to finish in 2nd.
  • First team that finished in the top 4 in ever leg.
  • Youngest averaged-aged team, 26.5 yrs old, to have a higher average placing than 2.0
  • One of 56 teams to never check in last at a Pit Stop and the Finish Line in their career.

US Edit

  • Highest average placing team not to win the race, 1.75.
  • Highest average placing Fast Forward winners, 1.75.

Season 9 Edit

  • Highest average placing team in final 3
  • Most legs won, 5 legs

Post-Race LifeEdit

  • After the race was over, Eric would date fellow Season 9 racer Danielle Turner.
    • They later competed together on the All-Stars and win, but broke up mentioning that neither was interested in a long-distance relationship.[1]

InterviewsEdit

  • Harry Smith on The Early Show (05/18/2006): "Team Hippie Takes Amazing Race 9"
  • Jenn Basler at RealityNewsOnline (05/19/2006): "It's In Our Nature to Flirt”

Social Media ProfilesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.realityblurred.com/realitytv/2007/05/the-amazing-race-11-eric_danielle_split/
  2. http://www.realityrally.com/index.php/9-reality-stars/52-eric-sanchez

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