It's Blowing Like Your Mum's Pants on a Windy Day is the fifth episode of The Amazing Race Asia 1.


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Route Markers

The order of departure from The Tall Bounty are as follows:

  1. Andrew & Syeon (12:30 am)
  2. Melody & Sharon (12:32 am)
  3. Sandy & Francesca (12:41 am)
  4. Marsio & Mardy (1:05 am)
  5. Sahil & Prashant (1:31 am)
  6. Joe Jer & Zabrina (1:36 am)
  7. Andy & Laura (1:38 am)
  8. Howard & Sahran (5:36 am)

Teams must fly to Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand. Once there, teams must take a ferry to Devonport and locate a child on a swing to receive their next clue.

Choice A: Rugby
Teams must take a taxi to Victoria Park in Auckland, put on rugby jerseys, and kick a rugby ball over the posts from the 22-meter mark to score three goals to receive their next clue.

Andrew & Syeon and Sahil & Prashant chose this task.

Choice B: Rigging
Teams must travel to Westhaven Marina in Auckland and, following the example given, use ropes and knots to rig the sail of a yacht to receive their next clue.

Andy & Laura, Howard & Sahran, Joe Jer & Zabrina, Marsio & Mardy, Melody & Sharon, and Sandy & Francesca chose this task.

Teams must make their way to SkyCity Casino and complete the 300-meter Vertigo Climb up the Sky Tower to receive their next clue.

"Who's ready for a leap of faith?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must jump 192-meters off the Sky Tower from the 53rd floor to receive their next clue. Meanwhile, the team member that did not perform the Roadblock must use a Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot camera of their partner doing the task. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take a taxi to Auckland War Memorial Museum to check in.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward> Used the Yield< Recipient of the Yield
ASS1 AndyLaura
 1st place 
Andy & Laura
ASS1 AndrewSyeon
 2nd place 
Andrew & Syeon
ASS1 JoeJerZabrina
 3rd place 
Joe Jer & Zabrina
ASS1 HowardSahran
 4th place 
Howard & Sahran
Best Friends
ASS1 SandyFrancesca
 5th place 
Sandy & Francesca
ASS1 MarsioMardy
 6th place 
Marsio & Mardy
ASS1 MelodySharon
 7th place 
Melody & Sharon
Best Friends
ASS1 SahilPrashant
 8th place 
Sahil & Prashant


  • This episode marks the first time that The Amazing Race Asia visits the country of New Zealand.
  • The episode title was said by Howard Bicknell.


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