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Contestant Scott has meltdown over The Amazing Race skyscraper challenge

Scott breaks down over the rappelling Roadblock challenge on this week's The Amazing Race
Scott breaks down over the rappelling Roadblock challenge on this week’s The Amazing Race

This week’s episode of The Amazing Race is not for those with a fear of heights — and unfortunately for some of the contestants, that’s exactly what they have!

Episode 2 of Season 29 sees the new pairings — all total strangers until they met in the premiere last week — head to the hustle and bustle of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

And they also face their first Roadblock of the season, where they have to rappel down the side of a skyscraper in the city to clean windows.

But that’s not something you want to be doing when you have a deep-seated fear of heights — like Scott Flanary for instance…

Read: Meet The Amazing Race Season 29 cast

In the episode Scott, from West Hollywood, CA, has a meltdown in an elevator as he prepares to take on the challenge.

Scott prepares to rappel down the side of the Sao Paolo skyscraper
Scott prepares to rappel down the side of the Sao Paolo skyscraper
Fellow contestant Seth watches his partner Olive on the building, after coming first last week
Fellow contestant Seth watches his partner Olive on the building

The recruiting manager, who’s been paired with NYC criminal attorney Brooke Camhi on the show, is on the verge of tears as he says: “I have a fear of heights. I’m really scared about it.”

Tonight’s episode of The Amazing Race 29 is titled Scared Spitless — which pretty accurately describes several of the contestants experiences on the challenge.

Last week’s premiere episode saw Kevin and Jenn eliminated, while Seth and Olive, pictured above, came first. Brooke and Scott came fourth.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7KQ7fLomKQ

The Amazing Race airs Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS. 

Julian is the editor of Monsters & Critics. He has worked as a journalist for more than ten years, previously as an editor at the... read more
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