The Amazing Race 27
Name: Adam Dingeman
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Connection to your teammate: Cousin
Current occupation: Salesman at Nationwide Insurance
3 words to describe you: Dependable, lively and enthusiastic.
Favorite hobbies: Storm chasing in the Midwest, hiking and singing.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Moving to Los Angeles when I was 18. I didn’t know a single person and have now made a life for myself.
What famous person reminds you of yourself? Adam DeVine.
What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Matt Damon and Bruce Willis.
What scares you most about traveling? Trying different foods and getting completely lost.
What excites you most about traveling? Seeing the beauty of nature and learning new customs. I want to go everywhere!
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: When Alex gets stressed, he tends to blame others for the problem. When he gets competitive, he gets very loud.
Pet peeve about your teammate: He puts things off until the last minute, whereas I like to plan things out.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? The Netherlands. I’m Dutch and it would be unbelievable to see where my ancestors came from and how they lived.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I know there are going to be a lot of stressful situations, but I hope to stay positive and live in the moment to experience all the different cultures.
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