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Colin Guinn and Christie Woods (Life Partners)

Previous season: The Amazing Race 5

Colin Guinn
Age: 38
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Current occupation: Tech Entrepreneur

Three words to describe you:
Loving, energetic, and capable.

What excites you most about traveling?
Getting to experience other cultures and people around the world and witnessing their way of life firsthand... seeing how different their culture can be, while at the same time recognizing how similar we all are at the core.

Who do you think will be your biggest competition: Racers, Houseguests, or Castaways?
Racers, without a doubt. The Amazing Race is very different than the other shows in that the competitors are out in the real world having to navigate countries with different cultures and language, dealing with uncontrollable flight delays, lack of sleep, jet lag, etc. I think the people who have experienced that before and proved to be successful in that environment, will be our biggest competition.

Christie Woods
Age: 40
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Current occupation: Integrated Sex, Love, and Relationship Coach

Three words to describe you:
Adventurous, curious, and fun.

[What excites you most about traveling?
Seeing the world, and experiencing new people and different cultures.

Who do you think will be your biggest competition: Racers, Houseguests, or Castaways?
Racers for sure!!
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2019, 04:18:34 PM »
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2019, 04:58:09 PM »
They didn't get married ?  :idgit

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2019, 05:34:01 PM »
My favorite team!!

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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2019, 06:27:31 PM »
They didn't get married ?  :idgit
I guess they don’t believe in marriage
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2019, 06:31:10 PM »
Hoping that Colin behaves himself a bit better around this time, which I think he will!
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2019, 07:34:45 PM »
Biography

Colin Guinn
Age: 38
Instagram: @colinguinn
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Current occupation: Tech Entrepreneur
 
Describe what you do:
We help companies develop/bring new technologies and innovations to market… primarily in drones, autonomous robotics, and emerging technologies.
 
Three words to describe you: Loving, energetic, and capable.
 
Favorite hobbies: Surfing, standup paddling, mountain biking, hiking, auto racing, dancing, sailing, camping, yoga, snowboarding, building, and flying drones.
 
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?
Co-creating a beautiful life with Christie, our two beautiful boys, Achilles and Cruz, a successful career doing what I love with people that I love, and a daily practice that allows me to maintain high vibrations.

What scares you most about traveling?
Sitting in the middle seat in coach.
 
What excites you most about traveling?
Getting to experience other cultures and people around the world and witnessing their way of life first hand… seeing how different their culture can be, while at the same time recognizing how similar we all are at the core. 
 
What country and place would you most like to visit and why?
Antarctica, because of the wildlife.
 
What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race with your partner (other than winning one million bucks)?
Watching myself run The Amazing Race 15 years ago gave me the opportunity to look in on myself from the outside and see just how unconscious and full of ego my behavior was. Since then, I have done many years of work to broaden my perspective and come from a more loving and collaborative mindset. I hope to enter this engineered reality that is designed to bring on extreme stress and reduce resilience and apply the principles and practices that have transformed my daily life to see if they can help me have a much more harmonious experience while still being every bit as competitive as we were the first time around. 
 
Who do you think will be your biggest competition: Racers, Houseguests, or Castaways?
Racers, without a doubt. The Amazing Race is very different than the other shows in that the competitors are out in the real world having to navigate countries with different cultures and language, dealing with uncontrollable flight delays, lack of sleep, jet lag, etc. I think the people who have experienced that before, and proved to be successful in that environment, will be our biggest competition.
 
Christie Woods
Age: 40
Instagram: @christiewoods1
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Current occupation: Integrated Sex, Love, and Relationship Coach
 
Describe what you do:
I use my intuitive abilities and energetic healing tools to help clients process past trauma stuck in the body often keeping them in a constant loop of mediocre relationships and life experiences. I combine traditional “top down” talk therapy with a more somatic “bottom up” approach utilizing various types of breath-work, sound healing, meditation, and Reiki in order to encourage my clients to go deep within the self to uncover and/or simply release thought patterns no longer serving their best and highest good. I invite them to reclaim their sovereignty by reconnecting with their own internal emotional guidance system; thus, becoming a more expressed human, free of cultural and familial programming, inspired to live their own authentic truth.
 
Three words to describe you: Adventurous, curious, and fun.
 
Favorite hobbies: Hiking, yoga, travel, reading, camping, wake-surfing, snowboarding, paddle boarding, slack-lining, dancing, and playing hide-and-go-seek with my kids.
 
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?
Raising my boys and up-leveling my relationship with Colin.
 
What scares you most about traveling?
Losing my passport.
 
What excites you most about traveling?
Seeing the world, and experiencing new people and different cultures.
 
What country and place would you most like to visit and why?
Africa—the motherland! I enjoyed our visit on Season 5 very much, and would LOVE to go back!
 
[/b]What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race with your partner (other than winning one million bucks)?
Even more intimacy, connection, fun, and… expansion!!
 
Who do you think will be your biggest competition: Racers, Houseguests, or Castaways?
Racers for sure!!
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2019, 05:58:34 AM »
After 15 years, Team My Ox Is Broken is back! :hearts:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2019, 07:44:55 AM »
I started following both of them on IG when I heard they filmed the show again.  I am very impressed with them and what they have done with their lives. Changed my opinion of Colin entirely!

Yesterday I binge watched their season.  They both actually seem so young and immature in that season!  They were strong and smart up until the end. Chip was right on that yield would throw Colin off his game. Shows the maturity between the 2 men. The meltdown was actually interesting watching it.  Christy should have been helping Colin so guess what... IMO, she was the cause of the meltdown.  If I was Colin, I would have had a meltdown too!

I am really looking forward to seeing how they handle it being 15 years older and much more mature.  I am thinking that they won't make the same mistakes such as checking luggage to end city. In seeing what Colin does for a living and the decisions he has to make, he will not make snap decisions but weigh things carefully but still make them as quickly as possible.  They also are very active so the physicality of the tasks will probably not be a problem for them.

This is the team I am looking forward to watching again!


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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2019, 07:48:20 AM »
Yeah, I just started following their IGs, too. Yesterday Colin posted about My Ox Is Broken, and I liked reading how embarrassed he is now looking back on himself at that. And the almost being arrested in Tanzania.

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« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2019, 12:53:55 PM »
Very intrigued to see this "new Colin" this season. Also, out of all the TAR returnee teams, they probably had the biggest odds to overcome since it's been so long since they played and the game has changed a lot since then.

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2019, 07:40:41 PM »
 I am looking forward to seeing Chirsty performing more tasks than in season 5  :cheer:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2019, 01:34:59 PM »
I have been keeping track of them on line for years. Simply because Colin’s entrepreneurship is at the Blake level, so he’s always interesting.
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2019, 01:32:35 PM »
I am looking forward to seeing Chirsty performing more tasks than in season 5  :cheer:

Definitely on-point. Christy gets to do more than 1 Roadblock!!

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« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2019, 05:02:31 PM »
I am looking forward to seeing Chirsty performing more tasks than in season 5  :cheer:

Definitely on-point. Christy gets to do more than 1 Roadblock!!
That will be interesting to watch

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2019, 11:29:03 AM »
Biography

Colin Guinn
Age: 38
Instagram: @colinguinn
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Current occupation: Tech Entrepreneur

What scares you most about traveling?
Sitting in the middle seat in coach.
 

 
Christie Woods
Age: 40
Instagram: @christiewoods1
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Current occupation: Integrated Sex, Love, and Relationship Coach
 
Describe what you do:
I use my intuitive abilities and energetic healing tools to help clients process past trauma stuck in the body often keeping them in a constant loop of mediocre relationships and life experiences. I combine traditional “top down” talk therapy with a more somatic “bottom up” approach utilizing various types of breath-work, sound healing, meditation, and Reiki in order to encourage my clients to go deep within the self to uncover and/or simply release thought patterns no longer serving their best and highest good. I invite them to reclaim their sovereignty by reconnecting with their own internal emotional guidance system; thus, becoming a more expressed human, free of cultural and familial programming, inspired to live their own authentic truth.
 


They are now my all-time fave team. Having said that, after reading their bio for the first time, these two portions shocked me. 

I also thought they were married for the past 14 years or so. I knew he proposed though. Anyway, marriage is a label, and their relationship is much stronger than most couples that are legally married.  :duno:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2019, 11:03:48 PM »
Watch the editors include flashbacks from S5 every single episode just to make them more interesting.

lol jk I can't wait to see them get more airtime that's not related to meditation and love and compassion.

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« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2019, 06:51:46 AM »
I'm kinda missing the cutthroat & competitiveness of them and to some extent their dirty tactics which I loved about them in S.5, hopefully it shows in the next episodes.

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« Reply #19 on: April 25, 2019, 07:27:17 AM »
Having just rewatched their season, the competitiveness really came out mid race, not so much in the beginning. I look for them to bring out their competitiveness when there are fewer teams in the race and the weaker teams are gone.  They are in a good place right now but if they have a bad leg... watch out.

The other main difference is no Charla/Mirna to antagonize them.  Eliza/Corinne could be that team but they have chosen to target others.

And, that extra 15 years of maturity shows. They were both so immature the first time around!

Never thought they would be my favorites but I am totally rooting for them to take it all!


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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2019, 09:44:46 PM »
my sand is broken
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« Reply #21 on: May 08, 2019, 03:13:31 AM »
Hmm, it seems like they have now become the ZEN and boring team. :(

And they are the only team to be in the top 4 for each of the first 3 legs, though they have yet to earn a 1st place. Hopefully they can match their TAR5 performance.

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« Reply #22 on: May 08, 2019, 03:44:37 PM »
Hmm, it seems like they have now become the ZEN and boring team. :(

And they are the only team to be in the top 4 for each of the first 3 legs, though they have yet to earn a 1st place. Hopefully they can match their TAR5 performance.
I hope so too, because it took 15 seasons for any team to top their record of legs won, so I'm expecting good performance from them. And I'm surprised by how well Christie seems to be adjusting to the equal roadblocks rule, because she/Colin are the only returning team from a season where there was no limit on how many roadblocks one person could do, so she only did one back then

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« Reply #23 on: May 08, 2019, 06:09:23 PM »
Hmm, it seems like they have now become the ZEN and boring team. :(

And they are the only team to be in the top 4 for each of the first 3 legs, though they have yet to earn a 1st place. Hopefully they can match their TAR5 performance.
I hope so too, because it took 15 seasons for any team to top their record of legs won, so I'm expecting good performance from them. And I'm surprised by how well Christie seems to be adjusting to the equal roadblocks rule, because she/Colin are the only returning team from a season where there was no limit on how many roadblocks one person could do, so she only did one back then

I totally think she was capable of doing them but I think Colin was out to prove he was "the man" and could/would do anything for his woman.  Isn't is wonderful what maturity will do for a person...  I really like Colin and Christie this time around.

Honestly I'm OK with them not winning every leg. Keeps the target off of them.  They only need to win one!

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« Reply #24 on: May 09, 2019, 12:22:23 AM »
Hmm, it seems like they have now become the ZEN and boring team. :(

And they are the only team to be in the top 4 for each of the first 3 legs, though they have yet to earn a 1st place. Hopefully they can match their TAR5 performance.
I hope so too, because it took 15 seasons for any team to top their record of legs won, so I'm expecting good performance from them. And I'm surprised by how well Christie seems to be adjusting to the equal roadblocks rule, because she/Colin are the only returning team from a season where there was no limit on how many roadblocks one person could do, so she only did one back then
The TAR nerd in me can’t help but point out that Nick & Starr beat their record only 13 seasons later  :glassesf:
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« Reply #25 on: May 09, 2019, 02:30:01 PM »
Hmm, it seems like they have now become the ZEN and boring team. :(

And they are the only team to be in the top 4 for each of the first 3 legs, though they have yet to earn a 1st place. Hopefully they can match their TAR5 performance.
I hope so too, because it took 15 seasons for any team to top their record of legs won, so I'm expecting good performance from them. And I'm surprised by how well Christie seems to be adjusting to the equal roadblocks rule, because she/Colin are the only returning team from a season where there was no limit on how many roadblocks one person could do, so she only did one back then
The TAR nerd in me can’t help but point out that Nick & Starr beat their record only 13 seasons later  :glassesf:
Technically, it was 8 seasons later :glassesf:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #26 on: May 09, 2019, 03:12:37 PM »
I really love christie hair
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« Reply #27 on: May 09, 2019, 05:18:27 PM »
Hmm, it seems like they have now become the ZEN and boring team. :(

And they are the only team to be in the top 4 for each of the first 3 legs, though they have yet to earn a 1st place. Hopefully they can match their TAR5 performance.
I hope so too, because it took 15 seasons for any team to top their record of legs won, so I'm expecting good performance from them. And I'm surprised by how well Christie seems to be adjusting to the equal roadblocks rule, because she/Colin are the only returning team from a season where there was no limit on how many roadblocks one person could do, so she only did one back then
The TAR nerd in me can’t help but point out that Nick & Starr beat their record only 13 seasons later  :glassesf:
Technically, it was 8 seasons later :glassesf:
Oof, sorry! I was meant to say that they beat it in season 13
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« Reply #28 on: May 10, 2019, 11:28:50 AM »
So glad they came in 1st this leg.the last time they were #1 was Leg 10 in TAR 5 14 years ago (as of the time the show was filmed). More impressively they had bad taxi luck at the start and they vaulted from 7th to 1st.

TAR31 Colin and Christie actually seem more like TAR6 Kris and Jon.

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« Reply #29 on: May 10, 2019, 12:14:00 PM »
I wouldn't mind seeing the race bring out at least a little bit of Classic Colin :D

But it seems like now that if getting hit in the head with a nail didn't, nothing will.

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« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2019, 12:17:30 PM »
I do like that ever since Vietnam they've dropped the focus on being zen and have shown more of their fun side. We might get one intense moment but nothing close to his arrest or broken ox.

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« Reply #32 on: May 23, 2019, 01:10:42 PM »
I wondered what flashbacks were going through Colin's mind over the last 2 legs. Back in TAR5, when they travelled from Tanzania to the UAE, he had his first major meltdown with the cab driver over the cab fare. In TAR31, they travelled from the UAE to Uganda (which has a border with Tanzania). And now, even though he could not balance the bike with the wood, he remained so calm.

In some ways, the new Colin is freaking me out.  :lol:

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« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2019, 01:26:53 PM »
When Colin's bike with the firewood kept dropping, I thought for a minute we were about to get something :o

Nah.

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« Reply #34 on: May 23, 2019, 02:04:32 PM »
Me too. :)

But we still have 6 legs to come...
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« Reply #35 on: May 23, 2019, 02:13:20 PM »
Lol after every single episode it's the same reaction.
"oOoh we were so close to a meltdown but Colin was calm I bet he'll go crazy next week!1!!!1"

They're not the same people they were 15 years ago, time to accept that.

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« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2019, 07:33:16 AM »
The old Colin can't come to the phone right now. Why? Coz he's dead.

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« Reply #37 on: May 26, 2019, 08:51:07 PM »
I think Colin really has found inner peace, which has improved his attitude.

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« Reply #38 on: June 06, 2019, 07:52:58 PM »
Iam super impress with Christie, a mom with 2 kids, and still can outrun becca and green team
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« Reply #39 on: June 07, 2019, 11:57:33 AM »
I'm more impressed by Colin having done a 180 and being significantly calmer than he was on TAR5

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« Reply #40 on: June 07, 2019, 06:39:56 PM »
Well hes a dad now, Colin S05 power up by raging hormones
but i think hes near boilling point with that lazy cow
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« Reply #41 on: June 09, 2019, 06:42:12 PM »
Colin and Christie are certainly team Consistency!

Probably the only team on the US version that will ever have the yield and U-turn used against them, and in both of those legs, they also had to deal with bovines/cattle.  :lol: At least for this leg they finished #3.



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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #42 on: June 09, 2019, 07:52:06 PM »
I choose Colin for my pick for final 3
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« Reply #43 on: June 10, 2019, 11:37:49 AM »
It's cool to see them doing so well after 15 years. and I like the new Colin a lot more than I liked the old one.

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« Reply #44 on: June 13, 2019, 01:00:50 PM »
I finally got my first avatar after 10 years on this forum....and I chose Colin and Christie  :conf:

(Also, thanks Peach for helping on this!)

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #45 on: June 19, 2019, 09:47:58 AM »
Fantastic interview by Dalton Ross for EW about their transformation.

https://ew.com/tv/2019/06/19/amazing-race-31-colin-christie/

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #46 on: June 19, 2019, 11:59:16 AM »
Fantastic interview by Dalton Ross for EW about their transformation.

https://ew.com/tv/2019/06/19/amazing-race-31-colin-christie/

This is don't miss. Very open, insightful, honest.
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #47 on: June 19, 2019, 04:58:04 PM »
Fantastic interview by Dalton Ross for EW about their transformation.

https://ew.com/tv/2019/06/19/amazing-race-31-colin-christie/

This is don't miss. Very open, insightful, honest.
Agreed on all counts. Fits in with what I was seeing on social media prior to filming season 31.
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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #48 on: June 27, 2019, 09:27:43 AM »
CONGRATULATIONS

COLIN GUINN & CHRISTIE WOODS

THE AMAZING RACE SEASON 31 CHAMPIONS!

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #49 on: June 27, 2019, 11:48:17 AM »
Justice has finally been served!  :conf: :conf: :conf:

I was initially saddened to hear they could not participate in TAR11 due to Christie's pregnancy. (A showdown between C and C against Romber would have been fun.) But looking back, the Colin of TAR11 would only have been mildly better than the Colin of TAR5. (As mentioned in the interview, some time after having both children, C and C still had relationship issues and required couples therapy.)

I am so glad that we got to see this new side of Colin and Christie. I am also grateful that they respond to my posts of Instagram.  :clap2:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #50 on: June 27, 2019, 12:10:40 PM »
Christie and Colin, honestly, lucked out during Leg 11. Christie's slowness at the roadblock could have cost them dearly. Their strategy at the rowing was quite smart, but it was only workable because Colin is so fit. It would not have worked for the other teams.

I was also slightly bothered that Colin referred to his partner as "Christie Lee Woods" twice. She didn't reply to say "Colin Guinn".  :lol:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #51 on: June 27, 2019, 02:40:50 PM »
Congrats to Colin and Christie! :conf:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #52 on: June 28, 2019, 03:07:04 PM »
Nicole and Victor have a podcast called Coco Caliente.  Their guests this week are Colin and Christie.  A lot of the podcast is about their history... actually talk about their background before they ever met and how they met and got together.  They also asked how they got into the professions they are in now... tech entrepreneur for Colin (cool info if you are a geek) and life coach for Christie.  They also went through a rough time and they talk about what brought them back and to their "zen" state.  Very, very interesting.

They did go into a few things about the race and talked about the coding roadblock.  Of course, editing left a lot out according to Victor.  Also, Victor and Nicole had tried the rowing for a couple of hours before switching.  Nicole is thinking that if they had switched sooner, they would have been in the F3 because they got the memorization detour done in just 4 tries.  Colin figured out a sequence to the rowing that enabled them to complete it without Christie's help.

Christie was actually the one to lose her cool in the final leg... with the cab driver. Colin is the one that calmed her down!  They also talk about how they finally figured out the problem with the drum task.  I chuckled when listening to them about this.

I highly encourage any one that wants to know more about the evolution of Colin and Christie both on and off TAR to listen to the Coco Caliente podcast.

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #53 on: June 29, 2019, 03:46:23 AM »
I'm glad that Eric Sanchez is no longer the only contestant to finish 2nd and win on two different seasons.

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #54 on: June 29, 2019, 10:46:02 AM »
I'm glad that Eric Sanchez is no longer the only contestant to finish 2nd and win on two different seasons.

I supported him too!  :lol:

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #55 on: June 29, 2019, 11:12:24 AM »


http://cococaliente.libsyn.com/ep22-amazing-race-31-w-colin-christie-live-podcast

Colin and Christie appeared on Nicole and Victor's podcast.

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #56 on: June 29, 2019, 12:40:04 PM »
The funny thing is that, if Dennis and Erika had not  basically given the cab to Colin and Christie on TAR5 Leg 1, C and C may not have made it past that leg, and we would not have been blessed with all this drama in TAR5 and TAR31.

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #57 on: July 15, 2019, 09:44:09 AM »
I don't know if it has been posted before but here it goes, Christie being crowned Miss Teen USA 1996!

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/9wjFxlZnp-k" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/9wjFxlZnp-k</a>

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Re: TAR31: Colin Guinn & Christie Woods (Life Partners/Amazing Race)
« Reply #58 on: July 16, 2019, 09:48:54 AM »
A recent interview done in the US, Colin, our recent winner was interviewed on personal aircraft in the near future. This news segment is extracted from my country (Singapore) on 15 July 2019.

https://www.8world.com/news/world/article/us-personal-aircraft-869156
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