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Joe & Heidi
Joeheidi
Relationship Married
Teammates Joe Wang
Heidi Wang

Season 16
Place 8th
Average Age 39.5
Average Placing 4.4


Joe Wang and Heidi Wang are a Married team on the 16th season of The Amazing Race.

TeamEdit

JoeEdit

  • Age: 42
  • Hometown: El Segundo, California
  • Connection to your Teammate: Married
  • Current Occupation: Software Sales Executive
  • Favorite Hobbies: Coaching youth sports, poker and golf
  • Achievements: My biggest achievement is my family.
  • Lifelong to do List: Travel around the world.
  • If I could switch places with someone: My son Jameson who has unlimited potential.
  • Role Model/Hero: My parents. They immigrated here to USA to provide a better life for me.
  • What are you passionate about? Raising my kids to be the best they can be.
  • What would you do if you won the million dollars? Pay for my kids' college education.
  • People would be surprised to learn: I was born in Taiwan and speak fluent Mandarin Chinese
  • Favorite place you have ever visited: Fiji
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Getting a task that we both can’t do and being away from our kids for an extended period of time.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? Create a closer bond with Heidi
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: She can’t multi-task.

HeidiEdit

  • Age: 37
  • Hometown: El Segundo, California
  • Connection to your Teammate: Wife
  • Current Occupation: Homemaker
  • Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, gourmet cooking, shopping, golfing and reading
  • Achievements: Giving birth to my two beautiful and intelligent kids, having a successful finance career prior to choosing to stay home to raise my children.
  • Lifelong to do List: Run a marathon, improve my golf game and to never stop learning new things
  • If I could switch places with someone: It would have to be with my daughter, Herason. The opportunities and potential for a young girl today are endless.
  • Role Model/Hero: My parents, Richard and Yohko Leeser. They sacrificed everything for their children to give them a better life. I have the utmost respect and admiration for both of them.
  • What are you passionate about? My family. There are no words for the love and devotion I have for my husband and children.
  • What would you do if you won the million dollars? Invest it towards my children's college education fund
  • People would be surprised to learn: In high school, I was voted Senior Class President, Most Likely to Succeed, Most Likely to win a Nobel Peace Prize and Most Likely to Total Their Car
  • Favorite place you have ever visited: My home. Although I’ve traveled extensively and visited many wonderful places, there really is "no place like home."
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Being away from our children for so long and not being able to eat sushi.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? Spending quality one-on-one time with my husband. We both could use some extra, uninterrupted time and attention from the other. Additionally, I plan to re-enter the professional workplace soon and I hope this experience makes me a better job candidate.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: Joe is a very intense and short tempered individual who thinks he’s right all the time!

Season 16Edit

  • Leg 1: 5th
  • Leg 2: 2nd
  • Leg 3: 4th
  • Leg 4: 3rd
JoeHeidiUTurned

Joe & Heidi discovered they had been U-Turned.

JoeHeidiEliminated

Joe & Heidi were eliminated from the race in 8th place after they couldn't decode the morse code after being U-Turned by Louie & Michael.

Memorable MomentsEdit

  • Eliminated when they got U-Turned by Louie & Michael making them struggle with the morse code at the other Detour.

RecordsEdit

FranchiseEdit

  • Highest average placing team who were the 4th team to be eliminated without winning any leg, 4.4

AmericanEdit

  • Highest average placing team who came in 8th without winning any leg, 4.4

Season 16Edit

TriviaEdit

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