The “Race” For Champagne

amazing_race_upton_240The Champagne province of northeastern France has seen its share of great battles. Way back in year 451, the Romans, the Visigoths, and the Franks did a superhero team-up to defeat Attila and his Fighting Huns. A thousand years later, France and England fought over Champagne; a century after that, the region saw a knock-down drag-out fight between the Catholics and the Huguenots. On last night’s episode of The Amazing Race, Champagne was the setting of still another great conflict: the battle between Team Newly Dating and Team Dating Models (Jordan and Jeff, pictured) to decide who would be the most blockheaded pair of humans in the history of traveling.

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