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Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« on: October 24, 2007, 09:51:32 AM »

Kate & Pat
Married Ministers
Kate: Thousand Oaks, CA
49, Episcopal Priest

Pat: Thousand Oaks, CA
65, Ordained Deacon

Kate and Pat dated for seven years before tying the knot three years ago. These well traveled Episcopal clergy are ready for the adventure of lifetime–but don’t let the collars fool you–they can play dirty too.

Kate is an Episcopal priest and has one grown son. She claims that the biggest difference between herself and Pat is that she avoids conflict while Pat dives right in. Kate describes herself as passionate and sarcastic while Pat says she is persistent and dependable.

Pat is a vocational deacon in the Episcopal Church and her ministry in the community is to people with disabilities. She is also the mother of two sons and grandmother of three. Pat’s biggest pet peeve about Kate is that she constantly misjudges her time, an issue that could surely cause problems on the Race.

Both are out to prove that they are not afraid to compete with anyone and they are extremely confident that their years of experience will help them combat the physical prowess of the younger Teams.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2007, 10:30:16 AM »
o....m....g

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2007, 10:45:42 AM »
I'm not saying anything Rob  :lol:

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2007, 02:27:22 PM »
I hope these aren't out too early

interesting angle on the "lifestyle" team


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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2007, 02:34:51 PM »
Lesbian minsters with a 16 years age difference ....... interesting....
Are they racing in scrubs?

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2007, 02:50:35 PM »
Looks like the Land's End "we cover the significant bits" T-shirt to me Michael!
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2007, 04:03:10 PM »
 :hearts:


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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2007, 04:29:03 PM »
The one in the green shirt reminds me of robin williams.


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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2007, 04:31:22 PM »
The one in the green shirt reminds me of robin williams.

shes the love child of robin williams, bill cower, and ed hochuli

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2007, 04:46:51 PM »
Aww leave them alone ! They look like a fun team and have a lot of spirit  :hearts:

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #12 on: October 25, 2007, 12:53:19 AM »
F.Y.I: I actually like them, they look cool, and the 16 year age difference made me laugh too lol. Look we have had gay so why cant we have lesbian and not like them...I do!!

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2007, 01:34:20 PM »
THe comment about time leads me to believe they are out early.  Smart move; the pants that zipp to shorts

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« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2007, 04:18:44 PM »
yeah they are out early I think but I like them and it was a smart move

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2007, 04:48:08 AM »
o....m....g
that says it for me too.  :duno: :duh:

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2007, 07:15:18 PM »
I just watched the Buddy TV Interview with Kate and Pat!

And Kate---wants to go to Antarctica and see the penguins!!  Me too, Kate!    :hearts: :hearts:
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2007, 07:40:25 PM »
ew the old one is so boring  :pull
They're BOTH boring, this interview is like 9 hours long LOL
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« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2007, 01:38:54 AM »
Gay ministers race for ratings on tonight's episode of 'The Amazing Race.'

ENTERTAINMENT: The Hermosa Beach partners will appear

There weren't any lesbian ministers when the Rev. Kate Lewis and the Rev. Pat Hendrickson were young. There weren't even any women.

Times have changed - slowly. But role models are still hard to find, even in the liberal-leaning Episcopal Church, they say.

Lewis and Hendrickson, who have been in a relationship since meeting at a religious retreat in 1997, hope to change that by appearing on this season's popular reality show "The Amazing Race," which begins tonight on CBS.

"We're happy to offer ourselves up to show people that Christians come in many different stripes," said Lewis, a minister at St. Cross Episcopal Church in Hermosa Beach. "Some of us are progressive and inclusive."

The potential for a million-dollar cash prize, along with a globe-spanning adventure, didn't hurt, either.

"We are very serious about our relationship with God, and we are very serious about winning this race," Hendrickson said. "We're not afraid to have a good time, either. There's nothing wrong with having a little fun."

The pair certainly stand out among this season's lineup of two-person teams. Amid the cast of brothers and sisters, co-workers and heterosexual couples, Lewis and Hendrickson are the first lesbian team to compete on the show. The fact that they are both ordained ministers adds to their mystique.


Nearly 20,000 people apply each season for the show. The only requirements are that contestants be captivating, a little eccentric and "most of all engaging," according to CBS.

With a weekly average of about 10 million viewers, it is one of the most popular reality shows since "Survivor" hit the airwaves seven years ago.

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Lewis and Hendrickson have been hooked on reality TV since the beginning, when they used to skip out on evening community gatherings in seminary to watch the latest drama unfold on television.  :yess:

"It's the sociology of it that's so fascinating," said Hendrickson, a minister at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Thousand Oaks. "You're watching people who haven't known each other before develop a relationship and compete on a show with so many twists and turns."

Lewis and Hendrickson have been sworn to secrecy about the details of their adventure - a CBS representative even had to listen in on a recent phone interview to ensure the results weren't divulged.

Until last week, Lewis had to lie to her congregation at St. Cross about where she was all summer, although the rector of St. Cross, the Rev. Paul Lawson, was in the loop.

"Everybody's really supportive," he said. "We're all looking forward to watching it."

The women had to come up with a fake story quick - something about a secret trip to investigate women's issues in Third World countries - because the selection process moved a lot faster than either expected. They applied last spring at the suggestion of a friend, and just a few weeks later learned they had been picked.

"It would have been nice to have some more time to get into shape," Lewis said with a laugh.

Mentally tough
Lewis, 49, is mother to a grown son; Hendrickson, 65, is a mother of two sons and three grandchildren. They are among the older competitors, and will be racing against people in their 20s and 30s.

One of the youngest participants is also a South Bay resident: Hendekea Azene, a 23-year-old aerospace engineer from Torrance.

What the women lack in physical prowess, they make up for in mental toughness, they say. Both have certainly traveled a winding path through life.

They were both married to men, then divorced. And they both came into the ministry late in life.

Lewis worked in the film industry as a script supervisor for 25 years before "I came into my own, finally, in midlife. I heard the call to ministry and I answered it," she said. "I feel I was made for this in the first place."

Hendrickson wasn't raised in a devoutly religious household, but came to religion on her own at a young age. After being diagnosed with breast cancer when her kids were grown, "I started to feel that call, that I was supposed to be giving my life to the church," she said. "I fought it tooth and nail. I wasn't sure what it would mean."

Several years after their divorces, the two women met at a religious retreat and developed a close bond. Neither had been in a relationship with a woman before, so the attraction they felt was strange at first, they said. Six months later, however, they moved in together.

"Certain things told me I might (be a lesbian), but other things refuted that, like wanting children," said Lewis, when asked whether she knew she was gay at a younger age. "I wanted that kind of family situation, and we didn't have any other role models to look at."

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They are now registered as domestic partners, and committed to each other at a blessing ceremony at St. Augustine Episcopal Church on Mother's Day in 2004.

Despite the controversy surrounding homosexuality in the Episcopal Church, neither Lewis nor Hendrickson felt uncomfortable "coming out" to their congregations. They know that some people disapprove, but it hasn't affected their ministries, they say.

"In person, to our face, people have been very positive," Lewis said. "The work of the body of Christ continues on whether we have a lesbian minister or not. It's rather incidental to what we do in the church."

The women say they aren't naive to the fact that the television network is probably exploiting their sexuality, combined with the role as ministers, to boost ratings. In fact, just doing the show, knowing that producers could cut and paste together video clips to portray the couple any way they choose, required a significant leap of faith.

"This is really an exercise for us in practicing what we preach," Hendrickson said. "We have no idea what to expect. We have to just let it go and leave it to God."

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #19 on: November 06, 2007, 03:27:25 AM »
They did purdy good for the first week.  I thought they would be the first eliminated.

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2007, 11:28:47 PM »
This is from the AfterEllen lesbian website

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"The Amazing Race" 12 to Include the Show's First Lesbian Couple
by Sarah Warn, Editor in Chief
October 24, 2007

The 12th season of the Emmy-winning CBS reality series The Amazing Race will include a lesbian couple for the first time in the show's history. Described by CBS as "married ministers," 49-year-old Kate Lewis and 65-year-old Pat Hendrickson of Thousand Oaks, Calif., "dated for seven years before tying the knot three years ago.  Kate and Pat are ready for the adventure of lifetime — but don't let the collars fool you — they can play dirty too."

Here's how their official CBS bio describes them:

    Kate and Pat dated for seven years before tying the knot three years ago. These well traveled Episcopal clergy are ready for the adventure of lifetime — but don’t let the collars fool you — they can play dirty too.

    Kate is an Episcopal priest and has one grown son. She claims that the biggest difference between herself and Pat is that she avoids conflict while Pat dives right in. Kate describes herself as passionate and sarcastic while Pat says she is persistent and dependable.

    Pat is a vocational deacon in the Episcopal Church and her ministry in the community is to people with disabilities. She is also the mother of two sons and grandmother of three. Pat’s biggest pet peeve about Kate is that she constantly misjudges her time, an issue that could surely cause problems on the Race.

    Both are out to prove that they are not afraid to compete with anyone and they are extremely confident that their years of experience will help them combat the physical prowess of the younger Teams.

This season's 11 teams also include a dating Goth couple, an Asian-American father-daughter team, and a grandfather and grandson. The teams will travel 50,000 miles and hit five new countries for the race, including Ireland, Lithuania and Croatia.

In a February 2007 interview with the Ventura County Reporter, the women talked about their decision to marry and the wedding itself, which was held during an Episcopal service. According to Pat: "We’re not in your face. But just by being who we are, it knocks down stereotypes."

Neither woman had been in a relationship with a woman before when they met at a weekend church retreat in 1997. They quickly became close friends, then realized it was something more. They moved in together six months later.

Kate, formerly a script supervisor in Hollywood, now works as a priest at St. Cross Episcopal Church in Hermosa Beach, and Pat is a deacon at St. Augustine by the Sea in Santa Monica.

The Amazing Race, which averaged 10 million viewers in its previous seasons, has had several gay male couples as well as an out lesbian on a father-daughter team in its 10th season, but Pat and Kate will be the first lesbian couple competing in the race.

The new season of The Amazing Race kicks off on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. ET.
And as I was scrolling down to read the comments from the site's members, I found this interesting tidbit about Vyxsin:

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goth... and queer.
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Yeah, I would never have gone out of my way to say anything but since this article ended up here I feel its only fair to mention. The woman in the goth couple, used to identify as an out queer woman and was in a 3 and half year relationship with another woman when i met her. That being said, I don't think she'd be offended by that coming out and she's a nice girl.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #21 on: November 12, 2007, 04:29:57 AM »
bye bye Kate n Pat, I'm glad you got elim'd tonite, and I don't hafta watch you kiss!  But good luck anyway with all your church work.....

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« Reply #22 on: November 12, 2007, 09:06:04 PM »
Bye Bye Boring Boring Bye Bye!!!

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #23 on: November 13, 2007, 11:24:18 AM »
INTERVIEW: 'The Amazing Race's Kate Lewis, Pat Hendrickson talk

 
By Christopher Rocchio, 11/12/2007

Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson knew it would be difficult for them to compete in some of the more physical challenges facing them on The Amazing Race's twelfth-season course, which is why their mental blunder while searching for bikes was tough to swallow.
 
As a result, Kate, a 49-year-old Episcopal clergy member, and Pat, a 65-year-old ordained deacon, became the second team eliminated from The Amazing Race 12 during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality series.

On Monday, the married Episcopal ministers from Thousand Oaks, CA talked to Reality TV World about what impact their faith had on the way they ran the race; how Pat took a Dr. Doolittle-type approach to mobilizing their stubborn donkey; why being the second team ousted was just as bad as being the first team booted; and how the experience calmed their competitive natures.


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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #24 on: November 13, 2007, 01:34:31 PM »
I liked these guys, no yelling.  But did they realise that they were in a RACE come'on hussle ladies.

I also liked it when Pat would get glee from seeing the other teams getting frazzled.

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« Reply #25 on: November 13, 2007, 06:26:57 PM »
BUDDY TV EXIT INTERVIEW

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Kate: Yeah. We'll it's not back to normal in the sense that we have completely changed our lives. Like Pat said, she's lost 40lbs and I've lost 30lbs. We're so much healthier. We're stronger. The physical changes in our lives have been very very powerful.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #26 on: November 13, 2007, 06:45:50 PM »
do eliminated teams go on the early show anymore?

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« Reply #27 on: November 13, 2007, 07:42:05 PM »
I know there is no Finish Line this year... :'(

but we'll have to start checking Michael--I don't think they started till the third out last time...
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #28 on: November 13, 2007, 07:46:45 PM »
why no finish line?!

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« Reply #29 on: November 13, 2007, 08:37:31 PM »
CBS Cheapness? :lol:  Survivor doesn't have one either...

And Peggy Bunker has moved away--can't remember where--maybe St Louis?
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« Reply #30 on: November 13, 2007, 08:45:47 PM »
She moved to Colorado because she and her former boyfriend are fighting over dogs.

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This relationship went to the dogs -- and court
by Melissa Castro
Sunday October 07, 2007, 8:31 PM

Contrary to the theme of her new cable television show, "She's Moving In!", former News 12 reporter and anchor Peggy Bunker is moving out. And, much to the chagrin of her wealthy ex-boyfriend -- and a court -- she's taking the dogs.

On TV, Bunker brokers peace between a college dude who won't let go of his Samurai sword and his girlfriend who needs a meditation area. In real life, neither Bunker nor her former boyfriend, Richard Higgs, will let go of Barkley and Willis, two West Highland Terriers purchased during the couple's six-year relationship.

Bunker, 35, left the rest of the couple's mutual belongings on her ex's well-groomed front lawn and left town with the dogs. On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone in Somerville ordered Bunker to return the canines, valued at $1,800 each, to Higgs, a 40-year-old business executive.

But both parties have hired legal guns and plan to do further battle over the pets. Higgs has retained an Oradell lawyer -- "the F. Lee Bailey of dog law," according to her Web site -- in addition to private investigators and "other professionals" to help find Barkley and Willis.

Before the alleged dog-napping, the dog duo had full roam of Higgs' seven-acre Bedminster estate and a full-time housekeeper to keep them company. The dogs are now being harbored at an undisclosed location in Denver, with a yard and a nearby dog park, said Bunker's attorney, Krista Haley.

But the judge is unlikely to award custody by comparing the dogs' old and new digs, animal law experts said.

"I don't think there's any case law to support a best-interests analysis," said John Blasi, a partner with Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper in Westfield. "The court is going to look to whose property it is -- that's going to be proved by either some type of pedigree or ownership document."

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #31 on: November 16, 2007, 09:05:21 PM »
Amazing Race Clergy Couple Are No "Wimps for Jesus"
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Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson, The Amazing Race
 They've survived cancer, the muddy hills of Ireland and a stubborn donkey, but it was a mild form of hunting that did the lesbian California couple in. Episcopalian minister Kate Lewis and deacon Pat Hendrickson became the second team eliminated from The Amazing Race 12 when they lost precious time searching for a marked two-wheeler in a bike garage in Amsterdam.
TVGuide.com: Ah, the married ministers. You two have been together 10 years?
Kate Lewis: Yes
Pat Hendrickson: I just wanted to say that we actually refer to ourselves as partnered clergy as opposed to married ministers.

TVGuide.com: Why partnered? Is it because gay marriage is not yet legal in most states?
Pat: We have received the blessing of our union in the church. But that's different from [being] married legally. Which we cannot be in California.
Kate: And we want to make the political point that we're still not married.

TVGuide.com: Kissing on national television is one way to make a political point.
Pat: It wasn't like we said, "Let's kiss and get it on camera." We didn't even think twice about it.
Kate: I guess that was a big deal, huh.

TVGuide.com: Sort of. Remember there was a woman on Survivor...
Kate: ... and when she brought her girlfriend [over after she won a reward challenge], they didn't show them together. Maybe this is one of the first times a lesbian couple has been shown like this. Wow.
Pat: Kudos to CBS.

TVGuide.com: Kate, you made me laugh when you said God doesn't care whether or not you win.
Kate: I believe that with my whole heart. I mean, look at football teams. Each team is praying that they win. Like God is really in a conundrum over what to do.

TVGuide.com: So along those lines, who wins a Grammy is not high on the list of His priorities.
Kate: Probably not. I dare not speak too much for God. But I think definitely some of what we see with our Christian brothers and sisters [is that they] have the opinion that if God favors them, they'll be richer, like that's a sign of God's favor. That I would really challenge. God cares deeply about who gets fed and who doesn't. God cares about people who are hurt and not hurt. God cares about justice. God cares about those of us who love each other and who work together for peace.

TVGuide.com: Pat, why'd you say that you and Kate are not "wimps for Jesus"?
Pat: Well, the concern was that because we're clergy, maybe we wouldn't be willing to elbow somebody to get a cab. That we would not be willing to really be out there competing and doing what we'd need to do to win the race. And that is not true. You can respect somebody and still run past them or steal their cab.

TVGuide.com: But thou shalt not steal! Even if it's a cab.
Kate: [Both laugh] But it also says that you can't eat cheeseburgers, and I had a cheeseburger yesterday.

TVGuide.com: Point taken. Now, Pat, what happened to your leg? It sounded like there was an injury.
Kate: Oh, we were just getting out of the car at the airport and we were stiff. That's a daily thing.
Pat: And I have bad knees. I'm in physical therapy and one of the things that I'm supposed to limit is climbing and bike riding. So by the time we were through with our part of the race, one of my knees was just not [cutting it] at all anymore. And it wasn't helping that I was carrying that extra 40 pounds.

TVGuide.com: Have you lost 40 pounds since then?
Pat: Yes.

TVGuide.com: What? Did you leave there and go to Biggest Loser?
Kate: I know!
Pat: No. But the race did turn around two life-changing things for me: the fact that I had really let myself get so overweight and that I'd taken the attitude, "What the heck, I'm 65. I get to be old."

TVGuide.com: When did the lightbulb go on?
Kate: When we were climbing up that hill in Ireland!
Pat: People have said, "Oh, it didn't look like you were really trying." But they don't understand how out of shape I was.
Kate: The fact that she made it up there — that we both were able to make it — surprised the heck out of us.
Pat: To have that hit us right off the bat. I'd said from the beginning, when [producers] asked what some of the things were that we thought we might have problems with, "Getting over things or climbing is going to be very difficult for me."
Kate: And the first thing we had to do was climb over rocks and through sheep meadows.

TVGuide.com: Of course. That's how The Amazing Race goes.
Kate: I don't think we were quite prepared.
Pat: I don't know how you can be prepared. I would be interested to see what some of the other couples say because when you watch it, there are things you think you could do, or you think there will be more recovery time during pit-stop times. We thought our map-reading skills and our ability to solve puzzles would carry us through.
Kate: My attention to detail was supposed to be the big savior for us, and then we couldn't find the bike.

TVGuide.com: You kept "losing concentration" in the bike garage.
Kate: That's what we kept saying to each other. But we didn't really lose concentration. It's just that it was two and a half hours that we were looking for that bike.
Pat: There were 2,500 bikes in there, packed on top of each other.
Kate: You've just got to be slow and methodical. But we found that first one no problem. And we found everybody else's bike except ours. There was a guy in the booth who was trying to help us out and hint to us that we should go back to the top. Every time we'd go to the bottom he was like, "No, no, no, go back to the top." And lo and behold our bike was on the bottom. We just trusted him and we made a mistake in who we trusted. Our little play at cheating did not pay off. But I have to say, once we got those bikes, we rallied, we rode those five miles fast.

TVGuide.com: Just to end up in muck. How deep was that ditch-jumping canal?
Pat: It was up to her chin!
Kate: It was evil. And I'm not sure there wasn't poo in there. The first time, I didn't make it across. And I crawled out on the other side and asked, "How do I get back?" They said, "Oh, you can just walk across." Once again I trusted. I stepped out and sunk down to my thighs in this black muck and up to my neck in water. It was water first and then the schmutz — like quicksand. It sucks you down.

http://www.tvguide.com/News/amazing-race-kate/071115-03

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #32 on: November 16, 2007, 10:53:10 PM »
I just love them! It's too bad they couldn't go farther.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #33 on: November 20, 2007, 01:00:44 PM »
Bit late with this but nice IGN Interview with a few new tidbits:

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Pat: We know we were quite aways behind at the bus stop but we went to the right bus stop and we sat there for 20 minutes, 25 minutes, waiting for the right bus to come, before I went across the street to where it looked like the headquarters were to say "When is that next bus going to run?" We're told "Oh, they don't run after 6:00." And we're like "Oh, we're gonna spend the night on a park bench." They said "You just have to call. We contract with this minibus company and you have to call them." By the time we called them and the time we got there, it was just a comedy of errors after that.


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IGN TV: Why didn't you reserve tickets when you were using the internet to look for flights?

Pat: We didn't have a credit card.

IGN TV: They only let you access the credit card for flights at the airport?

Kate: Right.
There's no way usually to reserve tickets online without a credit card. It's pretty impossible. But what we realized was that the ticket counter wouldn't even open until 7:00 am and that were all going to make it there by 7:00 am anyway, so it would have been a matter of who was in line first. We did stay too long looking at that computer and Nate and Jen passed us while we were looking.

Pat: Our instincts were to get going and we should have followed our own instincts.

Kate: We should have not stuck with Ron and Christina at that point.


Are teams not allowed to make Internet reservations anymore?? ???
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #34 on: July 10, 2008, 10:34:33 AM »
Clergy members who competed on 'Amazing Race' are finally wed

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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #35 on: July 10, 2008, 11:40:07 AM »
I love Kate and Pat! One team whose attitude was always positive during the race. I loved their line, "The Amazing Race is a love letter to the planet."
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #36 on: July 10, 2008, 07:55:55 PM »
 :congrats: Big congratulations to Kate and Pat! And wishing them much happiness!
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #37 on: July 10, 2013, 10:41:19 PM »
I really like that they're the first people who openly worship God and yet realise that He won't help in the race, just because they worship Him.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #38 on: July 13, 2013, 10:36:36 PM »
Honestly, I think that's kind of a misinterpretation of what they meant? I think what they meant was just because they believe in God, it doesn't mean that it is in God's plan for them to win/make it far in the race.

I'm sure God will HELP everyone, regardless whether or not you "worship" him. All you need to do is to seek him. ;)
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #39 on: July 13, 2013, 10:52:52 PM »
I was comparing them to people like Cyndi & Russell and Brandon & Nicole, who at various points during the race said something along the lines of 'Yeah, we have a spiritual advantage because of our connections with God' whereas they're like 'God isn't going to make us win, just because we worship Him'.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #40 on: July 13, 2013, 10:58:35 PM »
I was comparing them to people like Cyndi & Russell and Brandon & Nicole, who at various points during the race said something along the lines of 'Yeah, we have a spiritual advantage because of our connections with God' whereas they're like 'God isn't going to make us win, just because we worship Him'.

Oh then that makes sense! But maybe Cyndi and Russell and Brandon and Nicole did feel confident that because if they feel stressful in anyway... they can fall back on God, while other non-believers don't and fall back on their own quarrels/bickerings aka Jonathan/Victoria and many other dysfunctional couple/siblings/family. So they are right in a way... in terms that their spiritual advantage will help them to deal with their emotions better in the race? ;)
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #41 on: July 14, 2013, 04:12:00 AM »
I'm guessing it does help in a confidence sort of way, it just irks me that they'd think that it was in the Lord's best interests for them to win, and I like more down to earth worshippers, like Kate & Pat.
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Re: Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson - TAR12
« Reply #42 on: July 14, 2013, 01:09:13 PM »
Yeah, I love what you said Airlines! I loved them for being like that. Too bad they didn't make it farther in the race like I had wished. :(


 

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