For its first season in its new permanent spot, the Race submitted an underwhelming effort, with a cast that was not as charismatic as hoped, and a predictable, boring end result.
Nick & Starr dominated most of the season, and, for the first time in the show's history, said dominant team won with little-to-no threat posed by the other teams.
Both are extremely driven and competitive, especially with one another.
They admit to being over-zealous when a prize is involved – even if it's only bragging rights.
Nick and Starr are also the first team of siblings to win the competition, with the exception of the winners of the Family Edition.
A DVD for this season was released on April 8, 2014, through Amazon's Create Space program.
’ But once we met and the race began, we felt we were in a good place,” says Tyler.
“We could see that Tyler stopped, he came back, he made sure I could get through it.
Here’s what Laura and Tyler had to say about winning The Amazing Race, the pressure of participating in such an intense adventure with a complete stranger, their favorite moments, their greatest hardships, and what we can expect from their relationship moving forward.
It was awesome.”On the season’s blind date twist:“We all took a big risk and leap of faith to sign up and show up on day one knowing that we weren’t going to know our partners until Phil said, ‘Ready, set, go!
They broke the record for leg wins in a single season (set by Colin & Christie and unofficially tied by Eric & Jeremy), were the first team to win four straight legs (albeit by using a Fast Forward for one of the leg wins), and were the first family team to win the Race, as well as the youngest (not counting the Family Edition, which most people don't).
While they were not more physical than their competition, nor more intelligent, they made up for it by being extremely efficient in everything they did.