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I Wanna Be a Man is the second episode of The Amazing Race Asia 3.


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Route Markers[]

The order of departure from Ratchaphruek Garden World are as follows:

  1. Mai & Oliver (10:35 pm)
  2. Geoff & Tisha (10:38 pm)
  3. Henry & Bernie (10:45 pm)
  4. Pailin & Natalie (12:18 am)
  5. Ida & Tania (12:34 am)
  6. Isaac & William (12:41 am)
  7. Vince & Sam (12:55 am)
  8. A.D. & Fuzzie (1:20 am)
  9. Niroo & Kapil (1:29 am)

Teams must take a taxi to Flight of the Gibbon in Mae Kham Pong and go through the zipline course in the rainforest to receive their next clue.

Teams must take a taxi to Sathit Buarawong Banana Plantation in Chiang Mai to find their next clue.

"Who's steady under fire?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must cross the plantation and retrieve their next clue from a backpack hanging on the other end while trying to avoid being pelted by paintball snipers. If they are hit, they must return to the starting point and begin again. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must fly to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Once there, teams must take a taxi to Saigon Opera House, where they will find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Saigon Phố Cafe and must each play the Nokia N-Gage game System Rush: Evolution on a Nokia N82 phone and complete three rounds of a specified track within a time limit to receive their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Bến Thành Market and find a specific flower stall to receive their next clue.

Teams must take a bus to Cái Bè District, Tiền Giang Province. Once at the bus station in Cái Bè District, teams will find their next clue.

Choice A: Sampan
Teams must transport fruits on a sampan across the river and deliver it to a local trader at Cái Bè Floating Market to receive their next clue.

None of the teams chose this task.

Choice B: Some Walk
Teams must collect and deliver twenty live chickens using a traditional device to a marked stall at Cái Bè Land Market to receive their next clue.

All teams chose this task.

Teams must take a bus to Thánh Nữ Jeanne D'Arc Church in Ho Chi Minh City to find their next clue.

Teams must choose a Red Cross representative for one of nine charity organizations and use $500 of aid from Singha to purchase supplies needed by the organization. Once finished, teams must make their way to Saigon Central Post Office to find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to the Museum of Vietnamese History to check in. For coming in first, Henry & Bernie won a free year's worth of fuel with Techron from Caltex.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg or continue racing on a No-Rest Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • > Used the Yield< Recipient of the Yield Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn
Henry & Bernie
 1st place 
Henry & Bernie
Brother & Sister
 2nd place 
A.D. & Fuzzie
Friends 15 Years
Vince & Sam
 3rd place 
Vince & Sam
Best Buddies
Niroo & Kapil
 4th place 
Niroo & Kapil
Father & Son
Geoff & Tisha
 5th place 
Geoff & Tisha
Ida & Tania
 6th place 
Ida & Tania
Actress & Heiress
Pailin & Natalie
 7th place 
Pailin & Natalie
Beauty Queens
Mai & Oliver
 8th place 
Mai & Oliver
Isaac & William
 9th place 
Isaac & William


  • This episode marks the first time that The Amazing Race Asia visits the country of Vietnam.
  • This episode aired over 90 minutes instead of the usual one hour time slot.
  • The episode title was said by Bernie Chan.


The Amazing Race Asia 3 Episodes

"The Toughest Race Ever" · "I Wanna Be a Man" · "You Are Running Away, Nobody's Helping Me" · "Where's Our Car?" · "You See How They're Not Fighting All the Time" · "I Think I'm Cuter" · "What the Fish?" · "The Gloves Are Coming Off, the War Paint Is Coming On" · "Are People Here Funny?" · "I'm Telling You Right Now There's No Giving Up" · "The Moment You've Been Racing for and the Moment We've Been Waiting For"