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Jill & Thomas
JillThomas
Team Profile
Members Jill Haney
Thomas Wolfard
Age 27 (Jill)
30 (Thomas)
Hometown Marina Del Rey, California
Relation Dating
Occupation Hair Stylist (Jill)
Ad Sales Director (Thomas)

The Amazing Race 17

Legs Competed 12
Legs Won 4
Placement 3rd
Average Position 3.00
Roadblock Count Jill: 5
Thomas: 7
Countries raced Flag of the United States.svg Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Ghana Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway
Flag of Russia Flag of Oman Flag of Bangladesh Flag of Hong Kong Flag of South Korea
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Jill Haney and Thomas Wolfard are a Dating team on the 17th season of The Amazing Race.

Profile

Retrieved from CBS.com[1]

Jill

  • Age: 27
  • Hometown: Marina Del Rey, Calif.
  • Connection to your Teammate: Girlfriend
  • Current occupation: Hair Stylist
  • Favorite hobbies: Reading, running and work out classes
  • Achievements: Leaving my hometown to live in a big city like I had always dreamed of
  • Lifelong to do list: Have an Eat Pray Love experience in life
  • What scares you most about traveling? Nothing! I want to experience as much of the world as I can. I am uneasy when there is turbulence, though.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Relaxing, getting sun, doing activates and having no phone
  • Role model/hero: My sister - she's smart, driven and independent. I always look to her for guidance and inspiration.
  • What are you passionate about? Family, friends, my career, traveling and enjoying every moment of life
  • What would you do if you won the million dollars? I would take my family on vacation, buy a new car, purchase a great collection of handbags and finally invest the rest.
  • People would be surprised to learn: The amount of physical labor and construction work I've had to do. Thanks, Dad.
  • Favorite place you have ever visited: Madrid, Spain
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Communication and not being short tempered with one another.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope we grow as a team and have an amazing experience together.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: He never cleans up after himself.

Thomas

  • Age: 30
  • Hometown: Marina Del Rey, Calif.
  • Connection to your Teammate: Boyfriend
  • Current occupation: Ad Sales Director
  • Favorite hobbies: Skiing, golfing and lounging
  • Achievements: Graduating from Notre Dame
  • Lifelong to do list: I would ultimately like to give more.
  • What scares you most about traveling? Being caught in a hostile environment is what I'm most fearful of when traveling.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Being completely and utterly immersed in a polar opposite cultural environment
  • If I could switch places with someone: Phil Mickelson - Something about making tens of millions of dollars playing golf on the most scenic courses in the world seems fairly intriguing.
  • Role model/hero: My dad. He's the smartest, hardest working and selfless person I know.
  • What are you passionate about? God, my family, sports and travel
  • What would you do if you won the million dollars? Put a down payment on a ski house in the Colorado Rockies.
  • People would be surprised to learn: Yo hablo espanol - como un gringo
  • Favorite place you have ever visited: San Sebastian, Spain
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Our biggest hurdle on the Race will be communicating effectively.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope to experience other cultures. It would also be a great life experience Jill and I can share.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: She always has spelling errors.

The Amazing Race 17

Race History

Jill & Thomas's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → United Kingdom No Detour Thomas 1 of 11
2 2 United Kingdom → Ghana Tune In / Check Out Jill 5 of 10
3 3 Ghana Bicycle Parts / Language Arts Thomas 7 of 9
4 4 Ghana → Sweden Sleds / Beds Jill 5 of 9ϵ [1]
5 5 Sweden → Norway Bike / Boat Thomas 3 of 8
6 6 Norway → Russia Classical Music / Classic Cinema Jill 1 of 7
7 7 Russia Circus Band / Circus Clown Thomas 5 of 7
8 8 Russia → Oman Water Table / Wedding Table Jill 2 of 6 [2]
9 9 Oman → Bangladesh Balanced Meal / Balanced Bricks Jill 1 of 5
10 10 Bangladesh → Hong Kong Ding Ding / Sampan Thomas 2 of 4
11 11 Hong Kong → South Korea Full Throttle / Full Bottle Thomas 1 of 4
12 12 South Korea → United States No Detour Thomas 3 of 3
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: Jill & Thomas used the Express Pass to bypass the Beds Detour on Leg 4.
2: Jill & Thomas initially arrived 1st, but were issued a 30-minute penalty for paying a taxi driver to lead them to the Pit Stop, which was explicitly prohibited in the clue. Chad & Stephanie checked in for a 1st-place finish during their penalty, dropping Jill & Thomas to 2nd.

Post-Race Life

  • Jill & Thomas broke-up sometime in 2012.

Trivia

External links

Interviews

  • David McAlpine at Reality Wanted (12/13/2010): "The Amazing Race 17: Exclusive Interview with Thomas Wolfard and Jill Haney"
  • Digital Spy (12/14/2010): "We chat about their third place finish in Los Angeles"
  • Joyce Eng at TV Guide Online (12/15/2010): "Very Frustrated with Final Leg Design"
  • Reality TV World (12/13/2010): "Exclusive - Jill Haney and Thomas Wolfard talk The Amazing Race"
  • Teeuwynn Woodruff at RealityNewsOnline (12/17/2010): "People Are Inherently Good"

Social Media Profiles

References

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