"Your Target is Your Partner's Face"
Steve Linda Leg02 Detour
Version United States
Season Season 14
Episode Number 2/12 (158)
First Broadcast February 22, 2009
Viewership (in millions) 7.81[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 2.6/6
Episode Chronology
Previous "Don't Let a Cheese Hit Me"
Next "I'm Not Wearing That Girl's Leotard!"

Your Target is Your Partner's Face is the second episode of The Amazing Race 14.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Hotel Stechelberg are as follows:

  1. Margie & Luke (2:56 am)
  2. Tammy & Victor (2:57 am)
  3. Mark & Michael (2:59 am)
  4. Mel & Mike (3:18 am)
  5. Amanda & Kris (3:47 am)
  6. Brad & Victoria (3:56 am)
  7. Jaime & Cara (3:59 am)
  8. Kisha & Jen (4:02 am)
  9. Steve & Linda (4:04 am)
  10. Christie & Jodi (4:12 am)

Teams must fly to Munich, Germany. Upon arrival, teams must drive themselves to Ruhpolding and take a cable car to the top of Rauschberg to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to choose an instructor and, in tandem, paraglide off a mountain 6,000 feet below to a landing area, where their partner id waiting. In the event of unfavorable winds, they have a choice between waiting an undetermined amount of time for optimal weather conditions or taking a 60-minute hike down the mountain to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Everyone, except Mel, opted to hike down due to unfavorable wind conditions.

Teams must drive themselves to Schönau am Königsee and find their next clue.

Choice A: Balancing Dolly
Teams would have to ride Segways over a 2-mile road obstacle course to receive their next clue.

Jaime & Cara, Kisha & Jen, Mark & Michael, and Mel & Mike chose this task.

Choice B: Austrian Folly
Teams would have to enter a party tent and throw Bavarian pies on the target, which is their partner's face. Once they've found the one with cherry filling, they'll receive their next clue.

Amanda & Kris, Brad & Victoria, Christie & Jodi, Margie & Luke, Steve & Linda, and Tammy & Victor chose this task.

Teams travel on foot to a woodcutter workshop and wait for the Tyrolean woodcutters to cut a piece of wood. Once teams have their wood, it would be stamped on their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves to Salzburg, Austria and find Schloss Hellbrunn to check in.

For coming in first place, Tammy & Victor each won a hybrid go-kart.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer in Non-Elimination Leg     Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn

 1st place 
Tammy & Victor
 2nd place 
Mel & Mike
 3rd place 
Amanda & Kris
 4th place 
Margie & Luke
 5th place 
Brad & Victoria
 6th place 
Jaime & Cara
Former NFL Cheerleaders
 7th place 
Kisha & Jen
 8th place 
Mark & Michael
 9th place 
Christie & Jodi
Flight Attendants
Steve & Linda


  • This episode's title is derived from the banner at the Austrian Folly detour, instructing teams to throw the cakes at each others' faces in order to find the one with cherry filling.


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