The Amazing Race 26 Leg 9

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Leg 9
Starting Line Goanikontes Oasis
Namibia Flag of Namibia.svg
Pit Stop Museumplein Ice Skating Rink
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Winners Laura & Tyler
Last Place Matt & Ashley
Speed Bump
Distance 5387.30 miles
Contains Roadblock.png Detour.png


Hosea Kutako International Airport

  • Windhoek, Namibia Flag of Namibia.svg
  • Distance: 170 miles

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol


  • Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
  • Distance: 6.29 miles

Roadblock.png Roadblock: At this old restaurant, teams found a Roadblock. Who's got a nice set of klompen? The chosen team member would have to put on a traditional Dutch outfit. They would then have to observe a traditional Dutch wooden shoe called a klompen, taking note of its intricate design. They would then have to search amongst hundreds of other klompen in the establishment to find an exact match. Once found, teams would receive their next clue.

Blair, Jenny, Tyler, Matt, Rochelle


  • Zuideramstel
  • Distance: 1.97 miles

Teams had to travel on bicycles along the Amsel River towards their next destination. Along the way, they had to take their bikes onto this small ferry to cross the river and then continue onward.


  • Amsterdam
  • Distance: 2.98 miles

Teams retrieved their Detour information from a clue box outside of this building.

Reguliersgracht Canal / Felix Meritis

  • Amsterdam
  • Distance: 0.32 miles/0.43 miles

Detour.png Detour:

Soak: Teams had to get into a motorized boat with a hot tub, known as a Hot Tug, and drive it down the canals of Amsterdam. Along they way, they would find three signs representing a rebus puzzle, and they would have to figure out that the answer to the puzzle was "Ice Skating Rink". If they came up with the correct answer, teams would get their next clue.
Hayley & Blair, Jelani & Jenny, Laura & Tyler
Shuffle: Teams would have to make their way to a specified location and play a historic Dutch version of shuffle board called sjoelen. They would have to slide pucks into numbered scoring areas, and could also score 10 bonus points by getting one into each in succession. If teams could score a total of 51 points, they would get their next clue.
Matt & Ashley, Mike & Rochelle

Museumplein Ice Skating Rink

  • Amsterdam
  • Distance from Reguliersgracht Canal: 0.59 miles
  • Distance from Felix Meritis: 0.78 miles

PitStop.png Pit Stop: This was a non-elimination leg. The last-place team would be required to complete a Speed Bump on the following leg.

Prize: A trip for two to Seoul, South Korea


Team GO HKI Plane.png JSH Roadblock.png PTV MTR Detour.png MIR PitStop.png Roadblocks
Laura & Tyler 1st A Decrease2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Increase2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st A Steady2.png 1st Laura 3, Tyler 4
Hayley & Blair 3rd Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 3rd Steady2.png 3rd Steady2.png 3rd Increase2.png 2nd A Steady2.png 2nd Hayley 3, Blair 4
Jelani & Jenny 4th Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st Decrease2.png 2nd Decrease2.png 4th A Increase2.png 3rd Jelani 4, Jenny 3
Mike & Rochelle 5th Decrease2.png 4th Steady2.png 4th Steady2.png 4th Steady2.png 4th Increase2.png 3rd B Decrease2.png 4th Mike 4, Rochelle 3
Matt & Ashley 2nd Decrease2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 5th Steady2.png 5th Steady2.png 5th Steady2.png 5th B Steady2.png 5th Matt 4, Ashley 3
  • An A indicates that teams completed the Soak Detour, while a B indicates that teams completed the Shuffle Detour.
  • A bold team member in the Roadblock count indicates the team member who completed this leg's Roadblock.
  • An underlined blue team's placement indicates that the team came in last on a non-elimination leg.
The Amazing Race 26
Legs 123456789101112
Countries United StatesJapanThailandGermanyFranceMonacoNamibiaNetherlandsPeru
Teams Aly & SteveBergen & KurtHarley & JonathanHayley & BlairJeff & JackieJeff & LydaJelani & JennyLaura & TylerLibby & CJMatt & AshleyMike & Rochelle
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