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{{Team
| caption = Shola & Doyin
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| image = S2 SholaDoyin.jpg
| image = SholaDoyin.jpg
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| birthdates = {{Birth date and age|1975|11|2|mf=yes}}
| team_name = Shola & Doyin
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| died =
| relationship = Twins
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| hometowns = Albany, New York
| name1 = Shola Richards
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| occupations = Independent contractors
| name2 = Doyin Richards
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| relation = Twins
| season_1 = 2
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| season = {{S|2}}
| finished_1 = 8th
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| legs = 4
| age_avg_1 = 27
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| place = 8th
| avg_plac_1 = 4.25
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| win = 1
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| roadblock = Shola: 0<br />Doyin: 1
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| average = 4.25
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| countries = {{United States}} {{Brazil}} {{South Africa}} {{Namibia}}
 
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'''Shola Richards''' and '''Doyin Richards''' are a team of '''Twins''' on the 2nd season of '''[[The Amazing Race 2|The Amazing Race]]'''.
 
   
==Team==
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'''Shola Richards''' and '''Doyin Brian Richards''' are a team of '''Twins''' on {{S|2}}.
===Shola===
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*Age: 27
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Although they started off as a solid team, they got lost in Namibia, being the only team to fail to find the Matterhorn Sand Dune before it closed, which left them in the dust in 8th place.
*Hometown: Albany, New York
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==Profile==
===Doyin===
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''Retrieved from CBS.com''<ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20080509155016/http://www.cbs.com/primetime/amazing_race2/teams/bios/shola.shtml</ref>
*Age: 27
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{{Quote|We share a close and powerful bond that most people lucky to experience in their life-time. We're more than brothers; we're best friends that share a bond that cannot be weakened by time, distance, or any other outside force.}}
*Hometown: Albany, New York
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==CBS Biography==
 
 
Despite their incredibly close relationship, identical twins Shola and Doyin haven't really traveled together much, so neither knows exactly what to expect during THE AMAZING RACE.
 
Despite their incredibly close relationship, identical twins Shola and Doyin haven't really traveled together much, so neither knows exactly what to expect during THE AMAZING RACE.
   
 
They decided to team up for the Race partly to put their relationship to the test. Shola adds, "The idea of being able to travel all over the world, while competing on a worldwide stage for $1 million, and to do it all with my twin brother, is way too enticing for me to pass up." Going into the Race, both feel that the experience will strengthen their relationship.
 
They decided to team up for the Race partly to put their relationship to the test. Shola adds, "The idea of being able to travel all over the world, while competing on a worldwide stage for $1 million, and to do it all with my twin brother, is way too enticing for me to pass up." Going into the Race, both feel that the experience will strengthen their relationship.
==Season 2==
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==The Amazing Race 2==
*Leg 1: 3rd
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===Race History===
*Leg 2: 1st (Fast Forward)
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{| class="wikitable" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 8pt; line-height:18px;"
*Leg 3: 5th
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! colspan="7"|Shola & Doyin's Race History
[[File:SholaDoyinEliminated.png|thumb|Shola & Doyin were eliminated from the race in 8th place.]]
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|-
*Leg 4: 8th (Eliminated)
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! Episode
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! Leg
==Memorable Moments==
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! Destination(s)
*Eliminated because they got lost searching for the Matterhorn Sand Dune and eventually their vehicle got bogged down in the deep sand.
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![[Detour]] Choice<br />(underlined)
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![[Roadblock]]<br />Performer
==Records==
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! Placement
===Franchise===
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! Notes
*First team of male African-Americans.
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*First team of twins.
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! [[The World Is Waiting: Go!|1]]
*First team of twins to complete a fast forward.
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! 1
*One of only four male teams who won a leg and come in 8th.
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| {{nowrap|United States Brazil}}
*Youngest male team to be the 4th team to be eliminated, 27.
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| {{nowrap|<u>Mountain</u> / Beach}}
*Youngest team to win a leg and be the 4th team to be eliminated, 27.
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| ''No Roadblock''
*First male team to finish in 8th place.
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| 3 of 11
*First team to be eliminated in Namibia.
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|
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|-
===American===
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! [[Help Me, I'm American!|2]]
*Youngest male team to finish in 8th place, 27.
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! 2
*Youngest team to win a leg and come in 8th, 27.
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| {{nowrap|Brazil}}
====Season 2====
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| colspan="2"|''Used Fast Forward''
*First team to complete a fast forward.
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| {{1|1 of 10}}{{FastForwardUser}}
*Youngest team who didn't earn a spot in the final three, 27.
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*Lowest average placing male team, 4.25
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*Lowest finish by a team who won a leg, 8th place.
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! [[My Alarm Clock Didn't Go Off!|3]]
*Lowest average placing team who won a leg, 4.25
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! 3
*Lowest average placing male team who didn't earn a spot in the final three, 4.25
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| {{nowrap|Brazil South Africa}}
*First male team to be eliminated.
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| {{nowrap|<u>Dance</u> / Deliver}}
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| Doyin
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| 5 of 9
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|
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|-
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! [[This Game Is About Minutes|4]]
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! 4
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| {{nowrap|South Africa → Namibia}}
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| {{nowrap|''Did not perform''}}
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| {{nowrap|''Did not perform''}}
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| {{Eliminated|8 of 8}}
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| [[#fn 1|<sup>[1]</sup>]]
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|-
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| colspan="4" style="background-color: rgb(166, 166, 166); border-color: rgb(166, 166, 166);"|
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! Average
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| '''4.25'''
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| style="background-color: rgb(166, 166, 166); border-color: rgb(166, 166, 166);"|
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|-
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| colspan="7" style="text-align: left;"|{{LeaderboardLegend}}
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|-
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<small>'''Notes:''' </small>
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{{note|1}}<small> By the time Shola & Doyin got to the Matterhorn Sand Dune, they were too far behind the other teams and were ordered to go directly to the Pit Stop.</small>
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|}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
==External links==
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===Franchise Records===
*{{Facebook|doyin.richards}}
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* First team of brothers and the first team of twins.
{{NavIndex}}
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** They along with [[Blake & Paige]] and [[Mary & Peach]] are the first teams of siblings.
{{USAS2Teams}}
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* First African-American team to be blood-related along with [[Deidre & Hillary]].
[[Category:Season 2]]
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* First team to be [[This Game Is About Minutes|eliminated]] in {{Wp|Namibia}}.
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==Post-Race==
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* Doyin has been featured in commercials for Microsoft's Windows 10.<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eIj4jxUrzQ</ref>
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==Exterrnal Links==
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===Interviews===
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20060118070640/http://www.realitynewsonline.com/cgi-bin/ae.pl?mode=1&article=article1716.art&page=1 Susan Schechter] at ''RealityNewsOnline'' (07/10/2002): "An Evening with Shola, Doyin, and Hillary of The Amazing Race 2"
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===Social Media Profiles===
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* {{Facebook|shola.richards.7|Shola}}
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* {{Twitter|positivitysolve|Shola}}
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* {{YouTube|UCdo78YWdvT03yIiKk6VtAhA|Shola}}
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* {{Facebook|doyin.richards|Doyin}}
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* {{Twitter|daddydoinwork|Doyin}}
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* {{YouTube|daddydoinwork|Doyin}}
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==References==
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{{Reflist}}
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{{USS2Teams}}
 
[[Category:Teams]]
 
[[Category:Teams]]
[[Category:Families]]
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[[Category:All-male teams]]
[[Category:Male Teams]]
 
[[Category:Twins]]
 
 
[[Category:African-American Teams]]
 
[[Category:African-American Teams]]
[[Category:8th Place Teams]]
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[[Category:The Amazing Race (US)]]
[[Category:Leg Winners]]
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[[Category:The Amazing Race (US) teams]]
[[Category:Season 2 Teams]]
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[[Category:The Amazing Race (US) 2]]
[[Category:Fast Forward Users]]
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[[Category:The Amazing Race (US) 2 teams]]
[[Category:Albany (NY)]]
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[[Category:Blood-related teams]]
[[Category:New York]]
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[[Category:Sibling teams]]
[[Category:Teams who were told to go to the pit stop immediately]]
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[[Category:Twin sibling teams]]
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[[Category:Fast Forward users]]
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[[Category:8th place]]

Latest revision as of 18:38, July 6, 2019


Shola Richards and Doyin Brian Richards are a team of Twins on The Amazing Race 2.

Although they started off as a solid team, they got lost in Namibia, being the only team to fail to find the Matterhorn Sand Dune before it closed, which left them in the dust in 8th place.

ProfileEdit

Retrieved from CBS.com[1]

We share a close and powerful bond that most people lucky to experience in their life-time. We're more than brothers; we're best friends that share a bond that cannot be weakened by time, distance, or any other outside force.

Despite their incredibly close relationship, identical twins Shola and Doyin haven't really traveled together much, so neither knows exactly what to expect during THE AMAZING RACE.

They decided to team up for the Race partly to put their relationship to the test. Shola adds, "The idea of being able to travel all over the world, while competing on a worldwide stage for $1 million, and to do it all with my twin brother, is way too enticing for me to pass up." Going into the Race, both feel that the experience will strengthen their relationship.

The Amazing Race 2Edit

Race HistoryEdit

Shola & Doyin's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Brazil Mountain / Beach No Roadblock 3 of 11
2 2 Brazil Used Fast Forward 1 of 10
3 3 Brazil → South Africa Dance / Deliver Doyin 5 of 9
4 4 South Africa → Namibia Did not perform Did not perform 8 of 8 [1]
Average 4.25
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

Notes:
1: By the time Shola & Doyin got to the Matterhorn Sand Dune, they were too far behind the other teams and were ordered to go directly to the Pit Stop.

TriviaEdit

Franchise RecordsEdit

Post-RaceEdit

  • Doyin has been featured in commercials for Microsoft's Windows 10.[2]

Exterrnal LinksEdit

InterviewsEdit

  • Susan Schechter at RealityNewsOnline (07/10/2002): "An Evening with Shola, Doyin, and Hillary of The Amazing Race 2"

Social Media ProfilesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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