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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''
*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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===Bio===
==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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===Q & A===
*Leg 1: 3rd
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'''What strengths and weaknesses do you bring to the Team?'''
*Leg 2: 1st (Fast Forward)
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* '''Shola:''' My best attributes are that I'm normally extremely cool under pressure, and I have very strong interpersonal skills. My major weaknesses are that I don't speak any other languages and I have absolutely ZERO international travel experience, so it could get pretty ugly out there.
*Leg 3: 5th
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* '''Doyin:''' I'm more uptight than Shola is, and that can be viewed as both a strength and a weakness. It helps to get things accomplished in a timely fashion, but it can be annoying for Shola to deal with.
[[File:SholaDoyinEliminated.png|thumb|Shola & Doyin were eliminated from the race in 8th place.]]
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'''What strengths and weaknesses does your teammate bring to the Team?'''
*Leg 4: 8th (Eliminated)
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* '''Shola:''' Doyin can be very impatient and sometimes a little bossy (as much as he's not willing to admit it!). But besides that, his strengths as a teammate far outweigh his weaknesses.
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* '''Doyin:''' Shola can be a little too laid back for my tastes, but he is a great leader and for the most part he's usually right in the decisions he makes.
==Memorable Moments==
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'''What is your favorite film?'''
*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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* '''Shola:''' The Shawshank Redemption
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* '''Doyin:''' Training Day
==Records==
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'''What is your favorite TV show?'''
===Franchise===
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* '''Shola:''' 24
*First team of male African-Americans.
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* '''Doyin:''' 24
*First team of twins.
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'''Who is your favorite actor?'''
*First team of twins to complete a fast forward.
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* '''Shola:''' Morgan Freeman
*One of only four male teams who won a leg and come in 8th.
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* '''Doyin:''' Denzel Washington
*Youngest male team to be the 4th team to be eliminated, 27.
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'''Who is your favorite actress'''
*Youngest team to win a leg and be the 4th team to be eliminated, 27.
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* '''Shola:''' Denise Richards
*First male team to finish in 8th place.
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* '''Doyin:''' Cameron Diaz
*First team to be eliminated in Namibia.
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'''What is your favorite band?'''
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* '''Shola:''' A Tribe Called Quest
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* '''Doyin:''' A Tribe Called Quest
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'''What comfort item from home will you miss the most?'''
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* '''Shola:''' Cable TV
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* '''Doyin:''' My Bed<ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20080509155016/http://www.cbs.com/primetime/amazing_race2/teams/bios/shola.shtml</ref>
   
===American===
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==The Amazing Race 2==
*Youngest male team to finish in 8th place, 27.
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===Race History===
*Youngest team to win a leg and come in 8th, 27.
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{| class="wikitable" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 8pt; line-height:18px;"
====Season 2====
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! colspan="7"|Shola & Doyin's Race History
*First team to complete a fast forward.
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|-
*Youngest team who didn't earn a spot in the final three, 27.
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! Episode
*Lowest average placing male team, 4.25
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! Leg
*Lowest finish by a team who won a leg, 8th place.
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! Destination(s)
*Lowest average placing team who won a leg, 4.25
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! [[Detour]] Choice<br />(underlined)
*Lowest average placing male team who didn't earn a spot in the final three, 4.25
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! [[Roadblock]]<br />Performer
*First male team to be eliminated.
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! Placement
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! Notes
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|-
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! [[The World Is Waiting: Go!|1]]
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! 1
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| {{nowrap|United States → Brazil}}
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| {{nowrap|<u>Mountain</u> / Beach}}
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| ''No Roadblock''
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| 3 of 11
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|
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|-
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! [[Help Me, I'm American!|2]]
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! 2
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| {{nowrap|Brazil}}
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| colspan="2"|''Used Fast Forward''
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| {{1|1 of 10}}{{FastForwardUser}}
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|
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|-
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! [[My Alarm Clock Didn't Go Off!|3]]
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! 3
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| {{nowrap|Brazil → South Africa}}
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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:'''
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{{note|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.
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</small>
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|}
   
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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>
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
==External links==
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===Franchise Records===
*{{Facebook|doyin.richards}}
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* Shoya & Doyin are the 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 all-male team to be asked to go directly to the [[Pit Stop]].
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* First team to be [[This Game Is About Minutes|eliminated]] in {{Wp|Namibia}}.
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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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==References==
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{{Reflist}}
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{{USS2Teams}}
 
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[[Category:New York]]
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Latest revision as of 16:12, June 9, 2020


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

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.

BioEdit

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.

Q & AEdit

What strengths and weaknesses do you bring to the Team?

  • Shola: My best attributes are that I'm normally extremely cool under pressure, and I have very strong interpersonal skills. My major weaknesses are that I don't speak any other languages and I have absolutely ZERO international travel experience, so it could get pretty ugly out there.
  • Doyin: I'm more uptight than Shola is, and that can be viewed as both a strength and a weakness. It helps to get things accomplished in a timely fashion, but it can be annoying for Shola to deal with.

What strengths and weaknesses does your teammate bring to the Team?

  • Shola: Doyin can be very impatient and sometimes a little bossy (as much as he's not willing to admit it!). But besides that, his strengths as a teammate far outweigh his weaknesses.
  • Doyin: Shola can be a little too laid back for my tastes, but he is a great leader and for the most part he's usually right in the decisions he makes.

What is your favorite film?

  • Shola: The Shawshank Redemption
  • Doyin: Training Day

What is your favorite TV show?

  • Shola: 24
  • Doyin: 24

Who is your favorite actor?

  • Shola: Morgan Freeman
  • Doyin: Denzel Washington

Who is your favorite actress

  • Shola: Denise Richards
  • Doyin: Cameron Diaz

What is your favorite band?

  • Shola: A Tribe Called Quest
  • Doyin: A Tribe Called Quest

What comfort item from home will you miss the most?

  • Shola: Cable TV
  • Doyin: My Bed[1]

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.

Post-RaceEdit

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

TriviaEdit

Franchise RecordsEdit

  • Shoya & Doyin are the first team of brothers and the first team of twins.
  • First African-American team to be blood-related along with Deidre & Hillary.
  • First all-male team to be asked to go directly to the Pit Stop.
  • First team to be eliminated in Namibia.

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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