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Jet & Dave
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Team Profile
Members Jet Black
Dave Schram
Birth Dates April 2, 1981 (Jet)
June 3, 1984 (Dave)
Age 32 (Jet)
28 (Dave)
Hometown London, ON
Relation Best Friends
Occupation Police Officer (Jet)
Marketing (Dave)

The Amazing Race Canada 1

Legs Competed 9
Legs Won 3
Placement 4th
Average Position 3.00
Roadblock Count Jet: 5
Dave: 5
Countries raced Flag of Canada
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Jet Black & Dave Schram are a team of Best Friends on the 1st season of The Amazing Race Canada.

Profile

Jet

  • Age: 32 (April 2, 1981)
  • Hometown: London, ON
  • Connection to Teammate: Best Friend
  • Current Occupation: Police Officer
  • Nickname: Blackie
  • Place of Birth: Toronto, ON
  • Couldn't live without: Protein shaker
  • Good luck charm: "My comb, 'Mr. Good Part II' (Mr. Good Part I was tragically lost)"
  • Strengths: Sports, anything physical, police training, people skills
  • Fears/Phobias: Fear of falling, heights, insects, rodents, reptiles
  • Favourite travel destination: "Anytime I get invited to someone's cottage, it's a good day."

Dave

  • Age: 28 (June 3, 1984)
  • Hometown: London, ON
  • Connection to Teammate: Best Friend
  • Current Occupation: Marketing
  • Nickname: Schramer
  • Place of Birth: London, ON
  • Couldn't live without: Ice cream, skinny jeans, and sports
  • Favourite Saying: "Diamonds are made under pressure"
  • Strengths: Cheerleading, physical challenges, amiable
  • Fears/Phobias: "Ironically, even though I fly a lot, I hate it."
  • Favourite travel destination: Brazil, or my cottage in Grand Bend, ON

"We have strengths that compliment each other's weaknesses," Dave says. "Where he often struggles, I frequently excel," adds Jet.

Friends urged Jet and Dave to apply for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA; they are the life of the party, no matter where they go. They met in high school when Jet started dating one of Dave's friends, and when Jet and the girl parted, the two remained friends. Since then the inseparable pair have travelled the world together and have been through thick and thin as best buddies.

Physically they are a lethal combination; Jet is a two-time Men's National Physique Champion, while Dave is a National Champion in Cheerleading. They also never miss an opportunity to joke around and know that they can be perceived as goofy – which they plan to use to their advantage. "In addition to our charm and good looks, we're both actually quite intelligent," says Jet. "We are as smart, if not smarter than the dolphin," adds Dave.

Of The Race the two agree, "We are excited to get to explore our great country that most Canadians never get the chance to see."

Motto: "We're like icebergs...10% above water, 90% below!"

How will they plan to win the Race: "Be ourselves and win...in a strategic manner."

Number one roadblock as team: "Getting along when things don't go our way, we're both control freaks."

The Amazing Race Canada 1

Race History

Jet & Dave's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 Ontario → British Columbia No Detour Jet 4 of 9 [1]
Dave
2 2 British Columbia Draw It / Dance It Jet 7 of 8
3 3 British Columbia → Alberta Lump by Lump / Bone by Bone Dave 3 of 7
4 4 Alberta → Northwest Territories → Yukon Yukon Supply Run / Klondike Gold Rush Dave 1 of 7
5 5 Yukon → Saskatchewan Brawn / Beauty Jet 1 of 6
6 6 Saskatchewan → Quebec Sculpt It / Spot It Dave 1 of 5
7 7 Quebec → Nunavut Harpoon Hunter / Igloo Builder Jet 3 of 5
8 8 Nunavut → Nova Scotia Surf / Turf Jet 3 of 4
9 9 Nova Scotia → Newfoundland and Labrador Tell a Tale / Wag a Tail Dave 4 of 4
Average 3.00
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
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: Leg 1 featured two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to perform the second one.

Post Race

  • Jet & Dave became ambassadors of World Vision in October 2013.[1]

Trivia

Interviews

  • Ruth Myles at Calgary Herald (09/10/2013): "Jet and Dave talk going bust on The Amazing Race Canada"
  • Katie Uhlmann at Katie Chats (11/16/2013): "CITF13, Jet Black & Dave Schram Amazing Race Canada"
  • Joe Belanger at The London Free Press (12/11/2013): "Amazing Race duo make a difference"
  • CANADA AM (December 2013): "Catching up with Jet and Dave"

Social Media Profiles


References

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