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Eric Tai[2] and Rona Samson-Tai[2] are a Married team on The Amazing Race Asia 5.

AXN Profile[]

Retrieved from AXN.com[3]

Eric[]

Age: 34
Occupation: Host / Athlete
List 3 adjectives that best describes you: Strong, Brave, and Helpful
Which famous person reminds you of yourself: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
What excites you the most about traveling?: Getting to explore new places, it's culture, exotic and interesting dishes and most importantly it's people.
Why do you want to be on The Amazing Race Asia?: 1. I love overcoming challenges. 2. I love travelling, trying and exploring new things.

Rona[]

Age: 34
Occupation: Business Owner
List 3 adjectives that best describes you: Intelligent, Outspoken, and Courageous
Which famous person reminds you of yourself: Ashley Graham
What excites you the most about traveling?: Meeting new people, learning and embracing new cultures and taking in the uniqueness of each destination.
Why do you want to be on The Amazing Race Asia?: I want to change the views of people that big people are just lazy. I also want to serve as an inspiration to others that you can live the life you want to regardless of your shape, size, color or gender.

The Amazing Race Asia 5[]

Race History[]

Eric & Rona's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 Jakarta → West Java Fix / Freight No Roadblock 4 of 11
2 2 West Java → Jakarta → West Java Basket Bikes / Bandung Biathlon Eric 4 of 9
3 3 West Java → Malaysia Street Art / Street Play Rona 6 of 8
4 4 Malaysia → Thailand Muay Thai / Un-Tie Eric 4 of 8
5 5 Thailand → Vietnam Badminton Bash / Flower Power Rona 3 of 7
6 6 Vietnam → Philippines Longganisa Kalesa / Carabao Karaoke Rona 4 of 6
7 7 Philippines → Singapore Skate Rat / Drone Hat Eric 5 of 5
8 8 Singapore → Yogyakarta No Detour Eric 2 of 5
Rona
9 9 Yogyakarta → East Java Dragon Horse /Human Bull Eric 1 of 4
10 10 East Java → Bali No Detour Rona 3 of 3
Average 3.60
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
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn

Post-Race[]

  • Rona gave birth to the couple's first child, a son named Legend Eric Tai on March 4, 2019.[4]

Trivia[]

Asia[]

  • Eric is the only male in the final four in The Amazing Race Asia 5.
  • Eric is the only non-Asian contestant in the season.

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The Amazing Race Asia 5 Teams
 Alphaeus & Brandon
Old School Mates
ASS5 AlphaeusBrandon
 Anita & Tom
Dating
ASS5 AnitaTom
 Eric & Rona
Married
ASS5 EricRona
 JK & Mike
Radio DJs
ASS5 JKMike
 Lisa & Nicole
Life Partners
ASS5 LisaNicole
 Parul & Maggie
Beauty Queens
ASS5 ParulMaggie
 Rach & Vicky
Travel Hosts
ASS5 RachVicky
 Rei & Keiji
Siblings
ASS5 ReiKeiji
 Treasuri & Louisa
Childhood Friends
ASS5 TreasuriLouisa
 Will & Alex
Muscle Brothers
ASS5 WillAlex
 Yvonne & Chloe
Beauty Queens
ASS5 YvonneChloe
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