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Matt & Daniel
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Team Profile
Hometown: Gaffney, South Carolina
Relation: Friends
Occupation: Firefighters

The Amazing Race 22

Legs Competed: 1
Legs Won: 0
Placement: 11th
Average Position: 11.00
Roadblock Count: Matt: 1
Daniel: 1
Countries Raced: Flag of the United States of America Flag of French Polynesia
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Matthew "Matt" Davis and Daniel Moss are a team of Firefighters on The Amazing Race 22.

Profile

Retrieved from CBS.com[1]

Matt

  • Age: 25
  • Current Residence: Gaffney, S.C.
  • Connection to your teammate: Friends
  • Current occupation: Firefighter
  • Describe what you do: I am a Lieutenant at the fire department. I am in charge of a four main engine company and fight fire, respond to wrecks and medical emergencies.
  • Three words to describe you: Witty, funny and outgoing.
  • Favorite hobbies: I love playing basketball, backyard football and going to haunted houses in the fall.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? My daughter.
  • What famous person reminds you of yourself? Adam Sandler.
  • What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Larry the Cable Guy.
  • What scares you most about traveling? The unknown! We are not very "cultured" people, so we don't know much about how other countries operate.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Getting to see new places, cultures and do different things that I would never get to do in my life.
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: We are both very hard-headed and Daniel does not have much common sense, so we argue a good bit but always remain friends.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: He picks his nose in public a lot (seriously) and he never wears a belt (back out, crack out).
  • What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Australia seems very nice with cool animals.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I obviously hope to win the million dollars. It could make a huge difference in our lives.

Daniel

  • Age: 24
  • Current Residence: Gaffney, S.C.
  • Connection to your teammate: Friends
  • Current occupation: Firefighter
  • Describe what you do: I fight fire, respond to wrecks and medical emergencies.
  • Three words to describe you: Funny, outgoing and charming.
  • Favorite hobbies: Hunting and fishing.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Winning two state football championships in high school.
  • What famous person reminds you of yourself? Kevin James
  • What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory."
  • What scares you most about traveling? Not being able to communicate.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Seeing things I have never seen before.
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: That Matt never listens to my ideas and he is always right.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: His attitude and always being right.
  • What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Australia. I would love to see the different animals and the countryside.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? To see the world.

The Amazing Race 22

Race History

Matt & Daniel's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → French Polynesia No Detour Matt 11 of 11 [1][2]
Daniel
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 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 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to perform the second one.
2: Daniel elected to quit the second Roadblock. However, the penalty was not assessed as Matt & Daniel were the last team to arrive.

Post-Race

Trivia

External links

Interviews

  • Kimberly Nordyke at The Hollywood Reporter (02/18/2013): "Season 22's First Eliminated Team on Their 'Heartbreaking' End"
  • Joyce Eng at TV Guide Online (02/19/2013): "Quitting Was Our Best Option"
  • Sheri Block at CTV.ca (02/20/2013): "Firefighters Matt and Daniel say they still make a great team, despite loss"

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