Brandon & Adam

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Brandon & Adam
Brandon & Adam
The Amazing Race 23
Relationship Childhood Friends
Finishing Position 8th
Legs Completed 5
Legs Won 1
Average Position 5.40
Roadblock Count Brandon 2, Adam 4
Countries raced Flag of Chile.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Norway.svg Flag of Poland.svg

Brandon Squyres and Adam Switzer are childhood friends who competed on The Amazing Race 23. They are from Chico and Los Angeles, California, respectively. After an initial strong showing, they were eliminated in 8th after being U-Turned in Poland.


Race Summary

Leg 1 (United States → Chile)

  • Roadblock.png Adam: Follow paragliding partner to a landing site on the beach below.
  • Roadblock.png Brandon: Row a boat, searching the boats of a harbour for one of three with fish.
  • PitStop.png 10th

Leg 2 (Chile)

  • Detour.png Mining: Use pickaxes to break open halite blocks until one with a clue inside is found.
  • Roadblock.png Adam: Properly shine a customer's shoes, then properly pack up and deliver the shoe-shining station.
  • PitStop.png 3rd

Leg 3 (Chile → Portugal)

  • Detour.png Tiles: Complete a life-sized puzzle made out of porcelain tiles.
  • Roadblock.png Adam: Dress in a suit of armor and shoot a ballista to hit a herald shield 150 feet away.
  • PitStop.png 5th

Leg 4 (Portugal → Norway)

  • Detour.png Hang Your Heads: String six bundles of ten fish heads and transport them in a wheelbarrow to a hanging station.
  • Roadblock.png Brandon: Bungee swing off the Henningsvær Bridge bridge, drop into the icy water, and swim to a nearby buoy.
  • PitStop.png 1st

Leg 5 (Norway → Poland)

  • Detour.png Polka: Successfully learn and perform a traditional Polish polka to the satisfaction of a judge.
  • U-Turn.png Double U-Turned by Leo & Jamal.
    • Detour.png Pose: Pose for locals, imitating a statue of Neptune, until 75 zł were earned.
  • Roadblock.png Adam: Search the longest apartment building in Europe for one of 12 addresses serving rose hip jam-filled pączki.
  • PitStop.png 8th - Eliminated
The Amazing Race 23
Legs 123456789101112
Countries United StatesChilePortugalNorwayPolandAustriaUnited Arab EmiratesIndonesiaJapan
Teams Ally & AshleyBrandon & AdamChester & EphraimHoskote & NainaJason & AmyLeo & JamalNicky & KimNicole & TravisRowan & ShaneTim & DannyTim & Marie
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