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For the other teams in which Eric & Danielle ran the race, see Eric & Jeremy and Danielle & Dani.

Eric Michael Sanchez and Danielle Turner are a Dating team and the Official Winners of The Amazing Race: All-Stars.

Competing on opposing teams in The Amazing Race 9, Eric & Danielle began dating after their season and returned as a couple in All-Stars. Due to not knowing each other as long as their competitors had, the two often had to work on their relationship, bickering multiple times throughout the Race. They also notably had bad luck in several airports, at one point falling over half a day behind the leading teams along with their rivals Joe & Bill, though they managed to survive at the expense of the latter. They eventually made it to the final three despite not winning any previous legs, and managed to be the only team to properly complete the final task to eke out the victory over Dustin & Kandice and Charla & Mirna.

Profile[]

Retrieved from CBS.com

This unique duo met while Racing against each other during Season 9. During their travels, they developed a bond which transpired into a romance and the two have been dating for the past year. Eric, who had partnered with Jeremy during his first Race around the world, finished in 2nd place to the Hippies while Danielle, who ran the Race with her best friend Dani, were the 4th team ousted. This time around, Eric and Danielle are going to combine their efforts using strengths from their former teammates as they forge this new partnership hoping they have what it takes to Race with the best of them.

Danielle remains in Staten Island where she works as a bartender while finishing her Master's Degree in Education. Eric, who works as a waiter, enjoys his laid-back lifestyle and lives on the beach in Florida.

Will the combination of this big-city girl and self-proclaimed "beach bum" be a viable force to reckon with or will the other Teams discount this new pair who has never before raced together as Team?[1]

The Amazing Race: All-Stars[]

Race History[]

Eric & Danielle's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Ecuador Wrangle It / Recover It No Roadblock 4 of 11
2 2 Ecuador → Chile By Hand / By Machine Eric 4 of 10
3 3 Chile Vertical Limit / River Wild Danielle 3 of 9
4 4 Chile → Argentina Navigate It / Sign It Eric 2 of 8
5 5 Argentina → Mozambique Pamper / Porter Eric 6 of 7
6 6 Mozambique → Tanzania Solve It / Schlep It Danielle 5 of 7
7 7 Tanzania → Poland Perfect Pitch / Perfect Angle Danielle 5 of 6 [1]
8 8 Poland Eat It Up / Roll It Out Eric 5 of 6
9 9 Poland → Malaysia Artistic Expression / Cookie Confection Danielle 3 of 5<
10 10 Malaysia → Hong Kong Kung Fu Fighting / Lost in Translation Eric 4 of 4
11 11 Hong Kong → Macau Noodle / Dragon Eric 3 of 4< [2]
12 12 Macau → Guam Care Package / Engine Care Danielle 2 of 4
13 13 Guam → United States Under / Over Danielle 1 of 3 [3]
Average 3.62
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 Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield

Notes:
1: Leg 7 had an unaired Roadblock. It is known that Danielle performed the Roadblock as Eric was shown to have completed the maximum of six roadblocks by the end of Leg 11.
2: Eric & Danielle initially arrived 2nd, but were issued a 30-minute penalty for being "marked for elimination" and not arriving 1st. With approximately 14 minutes left of their penalty time, Charla & Mirna checked in, dropping them to 3rd.
3: Leg 13 also had an unaired Roadblock. Danielle is shown to have performed the Roadblock on the CBS website gallery.

Post-Race[]

  • After the Race, Eric & Danielle broke up, stating that they lived too far away from each other but still remain friends.[2]
    • Years later, Eric clarified that the two had dated for only a few months when approached by CBS for The Amazing Race: All-Stars, but had broken up by the time the Race had started.[3]
  • Danielle got married to Christopher Stout on August 30, 2012.[4] They have three children together.[5]
  • Danielle is currently working as a real estate agent.

Trivia[]

Franchise Records[]

  • Eric & Danielle are the first team of Returning Racers to come from different teams in their previous season.
  • First team to be Yielded multiple times in standard format.
  • Eric is the first person to be in the final three twice. He previously made it to the final three with Jeremy Ryan in The Amazing Race 9.
    • By extension, Eric is the first person to never be eliminated from the race despite playing twice.
  • First dating team to win.
  • First team to win a season consisting of returning racers.
  • First team to be Marked for Elimination and go on to win the Race.
  • Danielle is the most Yielded contestant in a career, being Yielded 3 times over the course of her two seasons.
  • Danielle is the first individual racer to win a leg for the first time on her second attempt on the Race.
  • Eric is tied with Colin & Christie and Hương Giang & Criss for the best average Race finish among returning racers, at 1.50.
  • First co-ed team to win the Race without winning any previous legs.
  • First co-ed team also to win the Race against two all-female teams in the final leg.

US Records[]

  • Eric is tied with Colin & Christie for the most legs traveled by a contestant in two seasons, 25 legs.
  • Danielle is tied with Dave & Connor for greatest improved placement for a returnee, with both teams improving by 7 places. Coincidentally, both teams originally placed 8th before returning to place first.
  • First team to win the Race without winning any previous legs.
  • First to win the Race without using either the Fast Forward or the Yield.
  • Second team to be Yielded multiple times on the same season (following the Weaver Family), and the first of pair-team to do so.
  • Eric is the first Hispanic-American contestant ever to win in the US version.
  • First interracial team to win in the US version.

External links[]

Interviews[]

  • Julie Chen on The Early Show (05/07/2007): "Eric and Danielle Get Their Money"
  • Oscar Dahl at BuddyTV (05/07/2007): "Exclusive Interview: Eric Sanchez and Danielle Turner, winners of The Amazing Race: All-Stars"
  • CTV.ca (05/07/2007): "All-Star 'Amazing Race' winners say it was brutal"
  • Eric Goldman at IGN (05/08/2007): "Amazing Race: All-Stars Winners Interview: Eric & Danielle"
  • Teeuwynn Woodruff on RealityNewsOnline (05/08/2007): "For the People That Don't Like Us, I'm Glad We Ruined Your Season"
  • Richard Huff at New York Daily News (05/08/2007): "Couple wins 'Race', loses each other"
  • Christopher Rocchio at Reality TV World (05/09/2007): "Eric Sanchez and Danielle Turner talk about their 'Amazing' split"
  • Jeanmarie Tan at The Electric New Paper (05/15/2007): "I never want to race with her again"
  • Rob & Trevor at RFF Radio (06/07/2007): "Interview with Eric – Winner of TAR All Stars" [6]

Social Media Profiles[]


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