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This Is Not My Finest Hour is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 15.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Dolphin Bay Beach are as follows:

  1. Meghan & Cheyne (1:13 pm)
  2. Maria & Tiffany (3:09 pm)
  3. Sam & Dan (3:10 pm)
  4. Brian & Ericka (3:25 pm)
  5. Gary & Matt (3:34 pm)
  6. Flight Time & Big Easy (4:40 pm)

Teams must fly to Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Upon arrival, teams must choose a marked car and drive themselves to the Cornelis Lely Monument on the Afsluitdijk, where they would find their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves to the Martinitoren in the city of Groningen, where they would find their next clue.

"Who's got strong legs and keen eyes?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must climb to the top of the Martinitoren and count all of the bells in the carillon. When they give the right number, 62, to the carillonneur, they would receive their next clue. If they provide the wrong number, they would have to climb back up to the carillon to count again.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must drive themselves to the village of Virhuizen in De Marne and find the Windmill De Onderneming, where they would find their next clue.

Choice A: Farmer's Game
Teams must dress in traditional Dutch costumes and ride bicycles to a nearby creek. They must then strip down to their Dutch underwear and swim across. On the other side, they must retrieve a special set of golf clubs and play three holes of Farmersgolf. Team members must take turns with each stroke and finish within par of eight strokes on each hole to receive their next clue.

Gary & Matt, Meghan & Cheyne, and Sam & Dan chose this task.


Choice B: Farmer's Dance
Teams must dress in traditional Dutch costumes and ride bicycles to a nearby country festival, where they would take turns hitting a high striker until one member could successfully hit the bell. They would then enter a dance hall to learn a traditional Dutch folk dance, then perform it in front of a crowd. If the dance is to the instructor's satisfaction, the instructor would give each team member a serving of soused herring, which they must eat in order to receive their next clue.

Brian & Ericka and Flight Time & Big Easy chose this task.

Maria & Tiffany were physically unable to do either side of the Detour, incurring them a 24-hour penalty.

Teams must ride their bicycles to Zoutkamp Harbor to check in.
For coming in first place, Sam & Dan each won a dune buggy.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     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
Sam & Dan
 1st place 
Sam & Dan
Brothers
Meghan & Cheyne
 2nd place 
Meghan & Cheyne
Dating
Flight Time & Big Easy
 3rd place 
Flight Time & Big Easy
Harlem Globetrotters
Gary & Matt
 4th place 
Gary & Matt
Father/Son
Brian & Ericka
 5th place 
Brian & Ericka
Married
Maria & Tiffany
 Quit 
Maria & Tiffany
Professional Poker Players

Trivia

References

The Amazing Race 15 Episodes

"They Thought Godzilla Was Walking Down the Street" · "It's Like Being Dropped on Planet Mars" · "Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come" · "I'm Like Ricky Bobby" · "Do It for the Hood! Do It for the Suburbs!" · "This Is Not My Finest Hour" · "This Is the Worst Thing I've Ever Done in My Life" · "We're Not Meant for the Swamp" · "We're Not Working with Anybody, Ever, Anymore!" · "It Starts with an "F", That's All I'm Saying" · "Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound"

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