Eleven new teams take off on the journey of a lifetime from Venice Beach, Calif. and head for Rio de Janeiro, where teams take a thrilling helicopter ride and face a huge decision at the Fast Forward.
Teams travel to the birthplace of Pope Francis, where they visit the church where he was baptized. Also, Racers are driven up a wall when they learn a tango with a twist.
Contestants must pay attention to detail during a meaty challenge and one team's mistake leads to a penalty.
As Racers soar high above the breathtaking Victoria Falls toward a double U-turn, Team Texas uses their express pass in the hopes of eliminating The Green Team.
Teams conquer their fears in Zambia, Africa, when they plunge more than 250 feet over the Zambezi River, feed a trio of crocodiles, and walk with lions through the jungle.
Teams travel to Paris where Racers soar high above the French countryside and "drop mics" with a popular French rapper.
One Team risks falling to the back of the pack after taking a break to sight-see, and Racers take a big jump when faced with a Double-Dutch Detour.
Teams hit the town in Krakow, Poland with local street musicians to earn a hard day's pay.
With only six teams remaining, the competition heats up when Racers face a U-Turn, and some teams enjoy the sweet taste of victory after a candy making challenge.
Racers face a third U-turn for the first time in the show's history, and teams try to power through an exhausting, late night detour on their way to an Indian wedding.
The final four teams race through Hong Kong and Macau, China where they take part in a spectacular water show at The House of Dancing Water and compete for a chance to race in the final leg.
The final 3 teams race to Long Island, New York where, after five continents, 10 countries, and more than 34,000 miles, one will be crowned winners and awarded the million prize.