Bethany Hamilton

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Amazing Race's Adam and Bethany: "We Knew Things Weren't Going Our Way"

If there was one mistake Adam and Bethany made on The Amazing Race finale, it might have been not strategizing about the Roadblocks. "When we got to the last challenge, it said whoever didn't do the first [Roadblock] had to do the second one and I read what it was, my heart dropped," Bethany tells TVGuide.com. "Adam is so much better at the memory stuff than I am." The surfers ended up in third place, but completing the race they did was a victory in and of itself — and not just because Bethany has one arm. Find out why below.
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Amazing Race's Misti and Jim: We Succumbed to Pressure

Misti and Jim fell short of not only winning The Amazing Race, but their goal of setting the mark for most leg victories in a single season. Though they won a season-leading five legs, the dentists also made some pretty big blunders along the way, which they attribute to pressure. "It was a relief to have it over with because we felt a lot of pressure," Misti tells TVGuide.com. "There was such an expectation, at least with our close friends and families, for us to win. The prior episodes were a lot more fun, obviously, because we were winning most of those!" Check out what else they have to say about the final leg, the two biggest things that surprised them and more.
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Who Won The Amazing Race 25?

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Friday's season finale of The Amazing Race. Read at your own risk.]
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Videos

Soul Surfer: 1/28/2011
Bethany Hamilton's Story
Soul Surfer: So How Have You Been?
Catching Up with the Soul Surfer: Bethany Hamilton

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The Biggest Loser: Week 12
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Duggars Under the Sea

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Amazing Race 25 TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member
2013 Stars in Danger TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Academy of Country Music Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Soul Surfer Movie, Source
2009 Her Story TV Show Series, Subject (person only)

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News

Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan: The Final Leg Is "Very Unpredictable"

After 25 seasons, there are still some firsts on The Amazing Race. Phil Keoghan threw down two major curveballs last week: Not only did teams have to immediately continue onto the final leg, but for the first time, four teams will race in the final, with one unlucky pair to be eliminated during the middle of the last leg.

8 amazing secrets from The Amazing Race start line

"We're not a show that's ever had to go to a place of jump the shark and do something that's so off base from what people expect that it affects the show," Keoghan tells TVGuide.com. "This particular twist seemed to work well without affecting the format and I think it makes the last leg more ...
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Amazing Race's Kym and Alli: Our Worst Case Scenario Came True

Kym and Alli took a gamble on Friday's Amazing Race going after the Fast Forward. Unfortunately, Adam and Bethany took an even bigger one, going after it as well despite being last... and it paid off. The surfers mastered the surfing task (surprise!), which not only sent Kym and Alli to the back of the pack, but set them up for a U-Turn that the other teams had been engineering. They got a last-minute lifeline when Brooke and Robbie opted not to U-Turn them and then lied to Amy and Maya about a clue, but alas, it wasn't enough to save them. "There was a lot we weren't part of!" Alli tells TVGuide.com. "It was wild to see it all unfold in the episode and that we had a chance." See what else the cyclists have to say about their worst case scenario coming true and why they wouldn't go out any other way.
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The Amazing Race's Dennis and Isabelle: We Didn't Over-Prepare

Dennis and Isabelle went as far as to design their own Amazing Race course in preparation for the show. But there was one thing they didn't train for: punting a boat. "I had never heard of punting until this!" Isabelle tells TVGuide.com. The couple was moving along Leg 2 swimmingly until they got swept up in a current and lodged in a corner in the river. How long were they stuck there? Find out below. Plus: What kind of season do they want to see?
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Amazing Race's Lisa and Michelle: We Regret Taking the Penalty

It was an amazing déjà vu. For the second time in four seasons, the beach-set first leg onThe Amazing Race ended with the last three teams, including a pair of firefighters, taking a four-hour penalty on a Roadblock. While the firefighters got the boot on Season 22, Michael and Scott edged out realtor sisters Lisa and Michelle on Friday's Season 25 premiere, thanks to some cab-shoving. But there are no hard feelings. "If I had to throw them out of a cab, I would've done the same thing," Lisa tells TVGuide.com. Keep reading to see what they have to say about their elimination, how long they dug for and if Lisa really thinks the sun sets in the East.
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Meet The Amazing Race 25 Cast

A one-armed surfer and a Survivor couple are among the cast members of The Amazing Race 25, which will feature yet another new twist.

Fall TV: Hot scoop on returning shows

Surfing champ Bethany Hamilton, whose left arm was bitten off by a shark in 2003, will globe-trot with her husband, Adam Dirks. Survivor: South Pacific alums Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan, who got married after the Race, will aim to do better than previous Survivor-turned-Race pairs Rob and Amber, who finished second and eighth on Seasons 7 and 11, respectively; and Ethan and Jenna, who finished 10th on Season 19. 

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