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TAR Canada Contestants - Jet Black and Dave Schram - Best Friends
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Jet Black and Dave Schram Best Friends

Jet Black

Age: 32 (April 2, 1981)
Nickname: Blackie
Occupation: Police Officer
Hometown: London, ON
Place of Birth: Toronto, ON
Couldn’t live without: Protein shaker
Good luck charm: “My comb, ‘Mr. Good Part II’ (Mr. Good Part I was tragically lost)”
Strengths: Sports, anything physical, police training, people skills
Fears/Phobias: Fear of falling, heights, insects, rodents, reptiles
Favourite travel destination: “Anytime I get invited to someone’s cottage, it’s a good day.”

Dave Schram

Age: 28 (June 3, 1984)
Nickname: Schramer
Occupation: Marketing
Hometown: London, ON
Place of Birth: London, ON
Couldn’t live without: Ice cream, skinny jeans, and sports
Favourite Saying: “Diamonds are made under pressure”
Strengths: Cheerleading, physical challenges, amiable
Fears/Phobias: “Ironically, even though I fly a lot, I hate it.”
Favourite travel destination: Brazil, or my cottage in Grand Bend, ON


“We have strengths that compliment each other’s weaknesses,” Dave says. “Where he often struggles, I frequently excel,” adds Jet.

Friends urged Jet and Dave to apply for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA; they are the life of the party, no matter where they go. They met in high school when Jet started dating one of Dave’s friends, and when Jet and the girl parted, the two remained friends. Since then the inseparable pair have travelled the world together and have been through thick and thin as best buddies.

Physically they are a lethal combination; Jet is a two-time Men’s National Physique Champion, while Dave is a National Champion in Cheerleading. They also never miss an opportunity to joke around and know that they can be perceived as goofy – which they plan to use to their advantage. “In addition to our charm and good looks, we’re both actually quite intelligent,” says Jet. “We are as smart, if not smarter than the dolphin,” adds Dave.

Of The Race the two agree, “We are excited to get to explore our great country that most Canadians never get the chance to see.”

Motto: “We’re like icebergs...10% above water, 90% below!”

How will they plan to win the Race: “Be ourselves and a strategic manner.”

Number one roadblock as team: “Getting along when things don’t go our way, we’re both control freaks.”

READ MORE: Jet and Dave say they have the brains and brawn to win ‘The Amazing Race

Team photos

I was afraid they'd give off an Eric & Jeremy vibe, but so far they're giving off a 'likable and goofy muscle heads' Joey Fitness & Danny vibe. ;)

It's only been one episode though, so too early to tell.

only REAL best friends do this, lol

Haha! I lol'd when I saw that when watching the episode.


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