Herbert "Flight Time" Lang

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Herbert Lang
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Born (1976-08-01) August 1, 1976 (age 38)
Brinkley, Arkansas, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity African American
Alma mater Centenary College of Louisiana
Occupation Basketball player
Television The Amazing Race 15 (4th place)
The Amazing Race 18 (2nd place)
The Amazing Race 24 (6th place)

Herbert "Flight Time" Lang (born August 1, 1976) is an American basketball player for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Career[edit]

He graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana in 1998, after a season in which he led the Trans-America Athletic Conference in scoring and won the National Association of Basketball Coaches Slam Dunk Contest. The Globetrotters invited him to their training camp in 1999[1] He appeared on Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader along with his fellow Globetrotters on a special celebrity week. Lang raised $25,000, the most out of all his fellow players. In total, the Globetrotters raised over $45,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation that week.

The Amazing Race performance[edit]

With Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton, Flight Time has participated in three seasons of The Amazing Race. In their first season, The Amazing Race 15, Flight Time and Big Easy made it to the penultimate leg on a visit to Prague when Big Easy forfeited the Roadblock challenge, finding it too difficult. This ended the season for them in Leg 11 with a 4th place finish. They returned for The Amazing Race 18, subtitled "Unfinished Business", with this elimination cited as their "unfinished business". This time around, the Globetrotters, as they were often referred to in the program, made it to the final leg of the competition, but finished in only 2nd place ultimately lost the one million dollar grand prize and The Amazing Race Unfinished Business title to Kisha & Jen. The two made their return to the program in the 24th season, an "All-Stars" season, and they had five 6th place finishes in a row including Leg 8 which their season had come to an end with a 6th place finish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Groth. 'Flight Time' still having a ball'". (registration required) The Paper of Montgomery County Online. January 3, 2008. Retrieved on February 12, 2010.

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