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Christopher "Chris" Hammons and Bret LaBelle are a team of Friends on The Amazing Race 31.

Chris & Bret struggled early on due to their tendency to struggle with tasks, along with Bret not being a strong runner, once coming in last, only to be saved by a Non-Elimination Leg. They found their footing afterwards, however, and began to keep up with the more experienced racers to make it to the final six, although they also brought their tendency to play personally from Survivor, targeting competitors whom they disliked instead of more obvious threats. In the ninth leg, they found themselves in the lead on the first flight to Croatia, but quickly squandered their lead when they struggled at the Detour, facing several bouts of indecision that caused them to switch Detour options multiple times. This was enough to allow the other teams to catch up with and pass Chris & Bret, leading to their elimination in 6th place.

Profile[]

Retrieved from CBS.com[2]

Previous season: Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X

Chris Hammons[]

Age: 40
Instagram: @chammons81
Twitter: @hamm0481
Hometown: Moore, Oklahoma
Current occupation: Attorney
Describe what you do: I fight for the rights of the injured and wrongfully accused in America. I am a trial lawyer.
Three words to describe you: Competitive, tough, and loyal.
Favorite hobbies: Working out, drawing, and golfing.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Coming from nothing and making it in this world!
What scares you most about traveling? Africa. It just seems extreme.
What excites you most about traveling? I love seeing new and exotic places. Experiencing the culture so that I appreciate ours even more.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Switzerland!
What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race with your partner (other than winning one million bucks)? I am always looking for the next great challenge. I hope to have the adventure and competition while facing other teams.
Who do you think will be your biggest competition: Racers, Houseguests, or Castaways? I believe the Race teams are the scariest competition!
Do you think Survivor prepared you for The Amazing Race? Do you think you learned anything on Survivor that will help you on the Race? Survivor definitely helps prepare you for the The Amazing Race! You learn to be extremely adaptable on Survivor and I feel those skills are very necessary to overcome the challenges on The Amazing Race.

Bret LaBelle[]

Age: 44
Instagram and Twitter: @bretlabelle
Hometown: Dedham, Massachusetts
Current occupation: Police Sergeant
Describe what you do: I supervise police officers.
Three words to describe you: Funny, proud, and easy going.
Favorite hobbies: Improvisation, golfing, and cooking.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Making it as far as I did on Survivor, especially to the family visit. Sharing the experience with my father was a great moment.
What scares you most about traveling? Terrorism.
What excites you most about traveling? Seeing other places and experiencing other cultures.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? New Zealand for its warm weather and beaches.
What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race with your partner (other than winning one million bucks)? A better knowledge of red heads.
Who do you think will be your biggest competition: Racers, Houseguests, or Castaways? Our biggest competition will be the Racers because they have done it all before and we are new to the Race.
Do you think Survivor prepared you for The Amazing Race? Do you think you learned anything on Survivor that will help you on the Race? Survivor taught me how to work with people and make alliances which will hopefully help us in the race to strategize with other teams, so as not to get U-turned!

The Amazing Race 31[]

Race History[]

Chris & Bret's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Japan No Detour Chris 7 of 11 [1]
Bret
2 2 Japan → Laos ABC / BBQ Chris 8 of 10
3 3 Laos → Vietnam Reel It In / Light It Up Bret 9 of 9
4 4 Vietnam Irritation / Irrigation Chris 3 of 9
5 5 Vietnam → United Arab Emirates Fall / Find Bret 2 of 8
6 6 United Arab Emirates → Uganda Salty Roll / Move The Pole Chris 4 of 8
7 7 Uganda → Switzerland Water Power / Water Down Chris 6 of 7
8 8 Switzerland Haymaking / Cow Dressing Bret 2 of 7
9 9 Switzerland → Croatia Poetry in Motion / Washed in from the Ocean Bret 6 of 6
Average 5.22
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 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
The team that lost the Double Battle

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.

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