Simon Chen and Katherine Wang are a Dating Long-Distance team on The Amazing Race: China Rush 2.



  • Age: 33
  • Hometown: Los Angeles
  • Connection to Teammate: Boyfriend
  • Current Occupation: Interior Designer


  • Age: 24
  • Hometown: Hong Kong
  • Connection to Teammate: Girlfriend
  • Current Occupation: Student

Long-Distance dating couple, from the United States and Hunan, China. Met during a trade show in Hong Kong 2 years ago, where Katherine was working as a translator and Simon, a Marketing Representative at an Interior Design company. Currently living separately, with Simon based in Los Angeles and Katherine in Hong Kong.

The Amazing Race: China Rush 2

Race History

Simon & Katherine's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Shanghai → Zhejiang Hang Out / Dig In Katherine 6 of 11 [1]
2 2 Zhejiang → Jiangxi Hunters / Gatherers Simon 8 of 10
3 3 Jiangxi → Fujian Wheels / Peels Simon 6 of 9
4 4 Fujian → Guangdong Chasing Chickens / Dancing Lions Simon 6 of 8 [2]
5 5 Guangdong → Hunan Look / Listen Katherine 5 of 7
6 6 Hunan → Chongqing Roll It / Ride It Simon 6 of 7
7 7 Chongqing → Yunnan Communicate / Renovate Katherine 3 of 6
8 8 Yunnan On the Mark / Through the Park Simon 5 of 6
9 9 Yunnan → Qinghai Sun / Bun Katherine 4 of 5 [3]
10 Spin It / Stack It Katherine 3 of 5
11 10 Qinghai → Shandong Count the Vines / Find the Wine Katherine 3 of 4
12 11 Shandong → Shanghai Spin It / Snap It Simon 2 of 3
Average 4.82
     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
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist

1: Leg 1 contained an unaired Roadblock. Katherine is known to have performed the Roadblock.
2: Simon was unable to complete the Roadblock and elected to take a 2-hour penalty.
3: Leg 9 was double-length, with two Detours and two Roadblocks, shown over two episodes. The placements listed in the top row reflect the order teams arrived at the leg's halfway point.


Franchise Records

  • First co-ed team to finish the race in 2nd Place and not win any legs.

China Rush Records

  • Simon & Katherine has the lowest average of a team who crossed the Finish Line, at 4.80.

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