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Fran and Barry
FRAN & BARRY
Married 40 Years
Bio:
Fran & Barry have known each other for 45 years and have been married for over 40. The proud parents of two children, this adventure-loving couple makes their home in Summit County, Colorado. Although they travel a lot, the word "vacation" is not a frequently used term in their home. They prefer to refer to their trips around the world as "adventure travel."

Read their full bio at CBS.com
Records:
-The oldest team to win a Leg.
-The oldest team to fall from first to last.




Fran & Barry Photos
Quotes:
Fran: "Do that dive that we learned. Oh... nope he didn't learn it well enough."

Barry: "I see a fabulous statue ahead, without a head."

Fran: "He's pathetic!"

Barry: "Pleasure Dome. We got a room in the Pleasure Dome."
Fran: "What does that mean? Do we have other people in here?"
Barry: "I guess so. This race has ruined our sex life. I'll tell you that."
Fran: "That's for damn sure!"
Lucky Situations:
-Won Leg 7.
-Barry quickly finished the food finding Roadblock on Leg 7.
-Flying through the dancing Detour on Leg 3.
-Were at the front of the pack for 5 legs.

Fran & Barry - Amazing Race All-Stars
Unlucky Situations:
-Their car stopped functioning on the highway while on the way to the Pitstop on Leg 2.
-Had trouble at the motorbike building Detour on Leg 1.
-Had trouble at the Climbing Detour on Leg 2.
-Fran having trouble at the bungee jumping Roadblock on Leg 6.
-Went from 1st to Last on Leg 8.
-Have trouble finding a taxi in Australia causing them to lose a lot of time and resulting their elimination.
Detours Done:
  • Leg 1: Rotor Head - locate 1 of 3 buildings in a Sao Paulo city guide then travel by helicopter to that building and find a clue hidden inside
  • Leg 2: Climb It - each team member must use an ascender to climb up a waterfall
  • Leg 3: Scour - search among 1500 Russian nesting dolls for 1 of 10 with their next clue
  • Leg 3: Slap It - learn and perform a local folk dance
  • Leg 4: Laundry - search over 2400 articles of clothing for 1 of 16 with a red and yellow tag
  • Leg 5: Little Fish - sell 4 kg of small fish
  • Leg 6: It's All Greek To Me - find 9 artifacts with Greek letters, translate them to English letters and unscramble them to form the name of a location on a Greek map
  • Leg 7: Watchtower - search among three watchtowers for a scroll encased in silver and deliver it to a silversmith
  • Leg 8: Sand - drag 40 branches 126 yards to a marked sand dune
Leg
Pit Stop
Location
Ending Position
1
Sao Paulo, Brazil
8th Place
2
Brotas, Brazil
9th Place
3
Moscow, Russia-
Munich, Germany
5th/4th Place
4
Segesta, Italy
4th Place
5
Siracusa, Italy
4th Place
6
Rio, Greece
4th Place
7
Jabreen, Oman
1st Place
8
Perth, Australia
5th Place
Average Placing: 4.88

Roadblocks:
  • Leg 1: No Roadblock
  • Leg 2: Climb Fire Escape/Rappel 400 Feet - Fran
  • Leg 3: Plunge 10 Meters/Dive for Clue - Barry
  • Leg 3: Find Roaming Gnome in Field - Barry
  • Leg 4: Assemble Greek Statue - Fran
  • Leg 5: Play Kayak Polo/Score Goal - Barry
  • Leg 6: Bungee Jump 240 Feet - Fran
  • Leg 7: Dig for Shuwa - Barry
  • Leg 8: Search Prison Cells/Tunnel System - Fran
Total:
Fran: 4
Barry: 4

LEG 1 RECAP:
-Were last on the American flight, scheduled to arrive first in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
-Their flight was delayed 40 minutes and landed 5 minutes after the second flight.
-Arrived 6th at the rooftop of the Hotel Unique.
-Arrived at the bridge in 4th place but walked by the clue box several times.
-Got the Detour clue in 7th place.
-Chose the "Motor Head" Detour.
-Arrived at the "Motor Head" Detour in 6th place.
-Were disappointed when Lake didn't show them how to build the motorcycle.
-Switched their Detour to "Rotor Head"
-Arrived at the "Rotor Head" Detour in 10th place and chose the closest of three building to search for their next clue.
-Finished the Detour in 9th place.
-Arrived 8th in Santa Cecilia where they had to find a specific warehouse, witness a traditional ceremony and light a white candle to receive their next clue.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 8th place.
LEG 2 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in 8th place.
-Were caught up with all the other teams waiting for the Edificio Copan to open.
-Arrived 8th at the Roadblock.
-Fran performed the Roadblock.
-Fran was the fifth one up to the roof on the first fire escape.
-Fran finished the Roadblock in last place.
-Were 2nd on the 12:15pm charter bus.
-Arrived 7th at the Detour.
-Chose the "Climb It" Detour.
-Fran struggled alot at the Detour.
-Finished the Detour in 8th place.
-Their car broke down and they needed a replacement.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 9th place.
LEG 3 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in last place.
-Arrived last at the zipline.
-Finished the zipline in last place.
-Were alone on the 10:45am bus to Sao Paulo.
-Were on the same flight as the other teams to Moscow, Russia.
-Arrived 2nd at the Roadblock.
-Barry performed the Roadblock.
-Barry finished the Roadblock in 2nd place.
-Arrived 4th at the Detour cluebox.
-Chose the "Scrub" Detour.
-Their taxi couldn't find the Detour so they switched to "Scour".
-Arrived at the "Scour" Detour in 6th place.
-Finished the Detour in 5th place.
-Arrived at the mat in 5th place but found out that the Leg wasn't over. Phil gave them their next clue.
-Were unable to get on a flight to Frankfurt and had to wait until morning for the next flight.
-Were on the third flight to Frankfurt, Germany.
-Were on the third train to Stuttgart.
-Arrived last at the Mercedes-Benz factory where they took a test drive on the test track to receive their next clue.
-Arrived 4th at the Roadblock.
-Barry performed the Roadblock.
-Barry finished the Roadblock in 4th place.
-Arrived 4th at the Detour.
-Chose the "Slap It" Detour.
-Finished the Detour in 4th place.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 4th place.
LEG 4 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in 4th place.
-Were on the third flight to Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
-Arrived 4th at the Teatro Massimo.
-Arrived 4th at the Detour and had a little trouble finding the cluebox.
-Chose to do the "Laundry" Detour.
-Finished the Detour in 4th place.
-Arrived 4th at the Yield and chose not to use it.
-Arrived 4th at the Roadblock.
-Fran performed the Roadblock.
-Fran finished the Roadblock in 4th place.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 4th place.
LEG 5 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in 4th place.
-Were stuck in heavy traffic in Catania.
-Arrived 4th at the Anfiteatro Romano.
-Counted the heads on the fence post and received their next clue in 4th place.
-Chose to do the "Little Fish" Detour.
-Finished the Detour in 4th place.
-Arrived 3rd at the Roadblock.
-Barry performed the Roadblock and struggled rowwing the kayak.
-Barry finished the Roadblock in 4th place.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 4th place.
LEG 6 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in 4th place.
-Were on the same train as the other teams to Rome.
-Arrived 5th at the Trevi Fountain where they received 1/2 of Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man drawing.
-Arrived 5th at the Spanish Steps and received the other half of the drawing. The first team to the Pit Stop with the complete drawing won a prize.
-Were on the same flight as the other teams to Athens, Greece.
-Arrived at the Ancient Agora and waited for it to open.
-Found their next clue in last place and decided to go for the Fast Forward.
-Arrived at the Fast Forward and discovered that it had been taken.
-Were on the 2nd train to Isthmos Station in Corinth.
-Arrived last at the Roadblock.
-Fran performed the Roadblock and was really scared before she finally jumped.
-Fran finished the Roadblock in last place.
-Chose to do the "It's All Greek To Me" Detour.
-Arrived at the Detour in 4th place.
-Finished the Detour in 4th place.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 4th place.
LEG 7 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in 4th place.
-Crossed the Rio-Antirrio bridge to sign up for a charter bus time.
-Were 4th on the 9:00am bus to Athens.
-Were on the first flight to Muscat, Oman.
-Arrived 4th at Riyam Park and waited for it to open.
-Found their next clue by the giant incense burner in last place.
-Arrived 3rd at the Detour.
-Chose to do the "Watchtower" Detour.
-Finished the Detour in 1st place.
-Arrived 2nd at the Roadblock.
-Barry performed the Roadblock.
-Barry finished the Roadblock in 2nd place.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in 1st place.
LEG 8 RECAP:
-Started the Leg in 1st place.
-Left some money in BJ & Tyler's car.
-Were on the same flight as the other teams to Perth, Australia.
-Arrived last at Kings Park War Memorial.
-Arrived 3rd at Fremantle Port and had to wait until morning to catch a ferry.
-Were on the same ferry as the other teams to Rottnest Island.
-Arrived 4th at the Detour cluebox.
-Chose to do the "Sand" Detour.
-Arrived at the "Sand" Detour in 3rd place.
-Finished the Detour in 3rd place.
-Were on the third ferry to Fremantle Port and called for a taxi to wait for them.
-Their taxi never showed and they had a lot of trouble getting a taxi, eventually took a bus to Fremantle Prison.
-Arrived last at the Roadblock.
-Fran performed the Roadblock.
-Fran finished the Roadblock in last place.
-Arrived at the Pit Stop in last place and were eliminated.


Preceded By: Paolo Family 5th Placer
Season 9
Succeeded By:
Erwin & Godwin



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