"I'm Gonna Throw Up on Phil's Shoes"
Version United States
Season Season 2
Episode Number 7/11 (020)
First Broadcast April 17, 2002
Viewership (in millions) 8.85[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.8/10
Episode Chronology
Previous "I'm Gonna Take His Girl"
Next "I'm Not a Miner! No, You're An Idiot!"

I'm Gonna Throw Up on Phil's Shoes is the seventh episode of The Amazing Race 2.


With an elimination looming, fortunes change dramatically for one team.

Seven teams race from the mountains of Northern Thailand to the bustling streets of Hong Kong where they face challenges ranging from controlling a 40-ton crane to consuming a 5,000-year-old Chinese remedy to avoid being eliminated.[2]


Route Markers

The order of departure from Karen Village are as follows:

  1. Mary & Peach (8:55 pm)
  2. Gary & Dave (8:56 pm)
  3. Blake & Paige (9:00 pm)
  4. Oswald & Danny (9:08 pm)
  5. Tara & Wil (9:22 pm)
  6. Chris & Alex (9:23 pm)

Teams must find Wat Chet Yot (aka the Seven Spires) in Chiang Mai to find their next clue.

Teams must fly to Hong Kong, China and climb to the highest floor of the Central Plaza building to find their next clue.

The instructions for the Fast Forward were found with their clue at Central Plaza.

Teams must mast their way to find Wong Tai Sin Temple. At the temple they must find Amelia Chao, who will give one team member a face reading, the other a palm reading to receive their next clue. Gary & Dave won the Fast Forward.

Using binoculars, teams must search for the green and white star of the Star Ferry terminal. Team will take the ferry to find their next clue.

Choice A: Wishing Tree
Teams must travel to a wishing tree. Once there, they must write their wish on a scroll and throw it into the center of the tree to get their next clue.

Only Oswald & Danny chose this task.

Choice B: Herbal Tea
Teams must walk to a nearby tea shop. Once there, they have to drink a foul-tasting tea to get their net clue.

Blake & Paige, Chris & Alex, Mary & Peach, and Tara & Wil chose this task.

Teams must find Hongkong International Terminals Ltd. container port and find their clue in the maze of containers.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock will have to operate a crane to move a 2,000lb shipping container from the truck to the ground. Once the crane is back in is original position, they will receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Neither Mary or Peach preformed the roadblock as they fell too far behind the other teams and were directed immediately to the pit stop.

Teams must make their way to Victoria Harbour and take a boat to the board the Duk Ling Chinese Junk.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer in Non-Elimination Leg     Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward
 1st place 
Gary & Dave
Former roommates
 2nd place 
Chris & Alex
Lifelong friends
 3rd place 
Tara & Wil
Separated couple
 4th place 
Oswald & Danny
Best friends
 5th place 
Blake & Paige
Mary & Peach


  • This episode's title was said by Oswald.
  • This leg marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the special administrative region of Hong Kong.


  • Mary Russell at The Trades (04/21/2002): "The Accidental Columnist - The Amazing Race 2 - Episode 7 Recap and Analysis"


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