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Matt & Ana
MatAna
Team Profile
Members Matthew Robar
Ana Robar
Birth Dates (1972-07-07) July 7, 1972 (age 44) (Matt)
(1973-11-04) November 4, 1973 (age 43) (Ana)
Hometown Simsbury, Connecticut
Relation Married
Occupation Military men

The Amazing Race 1

Legs Competed 1
Legs Won 0
Placement 11th
Average Position 11.00
Roadblock Count Matt: 0
Ana: 0
Countries raced Flag of the United States.svg Flag of South Africa.svg 150px-Flag of Zambia.svg
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Matt and Ana Robar were a Married team in the The Amazing Race 1. They hold the distinction of being the very first team eliminated in the history of the race.

Profile

Retrieved from CBS.com

Matt and Ana met in 1995, while they were both in the Army. When they drove together from Washington State to New York, "it was a fun trip and [they] acted like rebels." Their combined strengths make them a good Team for THE AMAZING RACE: while Matt is very hyper and energetic, Ana remains calm and efficient.[1]

The Amazing Race 1

Race History

Matt & Ana's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → South Africa → Zambia Air / Land Unknown 11 of 11 [1]
Average 11.00
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





Notes:
1:There was an unaired Roadblock where one teammate had to cook a whole ostrich egg for the whole team to eat. It is uknown whether Matt or Ana completed it.

Post-Race

  • Sometime after The Amazing Race, Matt and Ana divorced. Matt got engaged with Amanda Mills in 2014.[2]

Trivia

  • Matt & Ana are the first team ever to finish last in a leg and subsequently the first be eliminated on the race.
    • First team to be eliminated in Zambia and the first to be eliminated on the African continent.
    • First co-ed team to be eliminated from the race.

External Links

Interviews

  • Jane Clayson on The Early Show (09/06/2001): "Matt And Ana: First Out Of The Race"

Social Media Profiles

References

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