Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt is the season premiere of The Amazing Race 16.
Teams must use public transportation to make their way to Los Angeles International Airport. The first three teams that arrive at the airport would receive tickets on a flight to Santiago, Chile scheduled to arrive one hour ahead of the second fight. Upon arrival in Santiago, teams take a bus to Valparaíso, where they would find their next clue.
Teams must make their way to Wulff Castle, where they would find their next clue.
Teams must take a taxi to Ascensor Villaseca, where they would find their next clue.
"Who has the balance of a cat and the courage of a lion?"
The team member assigned to this Roadblock must cross a tightrope the length of a football field suspended 120 feet above the ground to the end of the valley to receive their next clue.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
- Brent & Caite
- Carol & Brandy
- Dan & Jordan
- Dana & Adrian
- Jet & Cord
- Jody & Shannon
- Joe & Heidi
- Jordan & Jeff
- Louie & Michael
- Monique & Shawne
- Steve & Allie
Teams must make their way to Paseo Templeman, where they must pick up painting supplies (four paint cans, paint brushes, and a ladder). They must then find a group of house painters next to a house matching the color of their paint. Once at the house, they must finish painting a portion of the house to receive their next clue.
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward• ⊂ Used the U-Turn • ⊃ Recipient of the U-Turn
- The episode title is said by Michael Naylor.
- Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (02/15/2010): "Dummies clear the way for Jeff and Jordan to check in first after not-quite-Amazing Race"
- Josh Wolk at Vulture (02/15/2010): "World, Meet Our Reality Castoffs and Viral-Video Stars"
|The Amazing Race 16 Episodes|
"Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt" · "When the Cow Kicked Me in the Head" · "Run Like Scalded Dogs!" · "We Are No Longer in the Bible Belt" · "I Think We're Fighting the Germans, Right?" · "Cathy Drone?" · "Anonymous?" · "You're Like Jason Bourne, Right?" · "Dumb Did Us In" · "I Feel Like I'm in, Like, Sicily" · "They Don't Even Understand Their Own Language" · "Huger Than Huge"