Although Oswald has been on two seasons of The Amazing Race, he doesn't watch the show.
Mr. Mendez was born on the year of the Rat, in Japanese mythology.
Oswald and Danny are a couple.
Oswald Mendez was one of the most popular people in the history of The Amazing Race because he competed in the show's second season as well as the All-Star edition of the race.
Oswald's favorite subject at school was English. He also recieved a distinction academic award.
One of his favorite movies is The Note Book.
Oswald is 3cm shorter than Danny.
Oswald is 5'8" (1.74m)
In two seasons of The Amazing Race, Oswald and Danny won a total of six legs.
In the history of The Amazing Race, Oswald and Danny are the only team to have used three Fast Forwards. In their second attempt at the Fast Forward, they had to team up with Uchenna / Joyce due to the "Intersection" twist so both teams went for the Fast Forward and won it together as a team.
Oswald's friendship with Danny grew, when he was there to support Danny when his life partner died.
Oswald is the vice president for Integrated Communications in The Vidal Partnership.
Oswald participated in the Advertising: What's Next panel in Chicago.
Outside of the race, Oswald has traveled extensively to places such as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Milan and Berlin.
In his free time, Oswald enjoys writing.
Oswald's favorite colors are green and blue. His favorite food is crab cakes and his favorite movie is The Ghost And Mrs. Muir.
Oswald currently resides in Miami, Florida.
Oswald is the consultant for an Ad Agency in Latin America.
Oswald's star sign is Taurus.
Oswald met Danny in 1994 and refer to each other as 'partners in crime'.
In both of their seasons of The Amazing Race, Oswald and Danny won three legs.
Oswald and Danny were nicknamed 'Team Cha Cha Cha'.
Oswald Mendez is an immigrant from Cuba.
Oswald ran The Amazing Race twice with his friend Danny.
Oswald and Danny finished fourth on The Amazing Race 2 and fourth again on The Amazing Race: All-Stars.
Oswald: The last time I got this wet, I wasn't rowing.
Oswald: The hardest part of this race is going to be flying coach. It's hard to get used to drinking 7-Up after you've had champagne.
Oswald: Oh my God, the Teletubbies go to war. I am at the landing zone for pickup!
Oswald: I'll tell you who we want to win.
Danny: We would love for Charla and Mirna to win, because those ladies are a class act.
Oswald: (at a ferry terminal) There are no signs of any of the other teams. We're assuming that they're already running around like chickens without their heads at the Hong Kong Airport!
Oswald: Oh my God, you told me you knew exactly where we are going. And guess what... You don't know where we're going!
Oswald: Are we allowed to prostitute ourselves on the race?
Oswald: Today was the day karma bit Oswald and Danny on the ass.
Danny: Quite hard, I might add!
Danny: (at Lou Lim Ioc Garden) Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!
Oswald: Too bad we can't stay and smell the roses!
Oswald: God, give me the patience to be done with what I cannot change... And help me dump the body of this man (taxi driver) when I kill him.
Oswald: (in an interview segment, referring to Danny) In the previous leg, we had a lot of money. However, Mr. Money Box over here forgot that we're running the race on a tight budget!
Oswald: (after Danny paid the taxi far) So you got a hundred discounted?
Oswald: Oh my God, you're awesome!
Oswald: This is not fun. The heat. I think we're a bit emotionally drained.
Danny: I'm not emotionally drained. I'm fine right now.
Oswald: (to Danny after Roadblock) I was so worried about you and you were having lemonade? We're so even right now!
Oswald: Danny and I have been friends for 13 years and now I find out that he can play the piano.
Oswald: (to pianist in Warsaw) If I were in town, I would ask for your number!
Oswald: (to Charla and Mirna) We're gonna trade you for food now!
Charla: OK. Can I have some of the food?
Charla: You guys know a lot of beauty tips.
Oswald: They're not beauty tips. The're more like First Aid!
Danny: (covered in coal dust) Do I look like Rambo?
Oswald: You look like a faggy raccoon!
Oswald: (runs towards Phil with open arms, covered in coal from the Detour task) I'm hugging you!
Phil: No way!
Oswald: I'm hugging you! (as Phil runs away from them, Oswald and Danny chase after him, trying to hug him, while the greeter laughs)
Oswald: I only snore when I drink excessively!
Oswald: (seeing the midget at the Pit Stop) Charla's gonna be in love!
Oswald: (to Danny during the Roadblock) Be the fish! Become the fish!
Danny: Why don't we pull over and wait for the other teams?
Oswald: I like them, but not that much.
Oswald: I got my license right before coming on this trip, so this is my first time driving a truck. (pauses) Or a house, whatever this may be.
Danny: (on the phone) I'm going from Adelaide to Queensburg.
Oswald: It's called Queenstown!
Man On Gondola: (to Oswald and Danny) G'day, how are you doing?
Oswald: Ready to lose our lives!
Oswald: (to Danny in Spanish) Little girl, come here or I'll kill you!
Oswald: I suffer from a fear of heights. I wanna go home to my mummy!
Danny: You may, because we may be eliminated.
Oswald: I'm gonna throw up on Phil's shoes!
Oswald: I've been to Bangkok before, but last time I was there, I was picked up at the airport by a Rolls Royce.
Oswald: I think Danny pulled a muscle doing yoga!
Oswald: (to a person in the hotel) Usually when we walk into a hotel like this, we're wearing our Prada gear, looking fabulous.
Oswald: (in an interview) Most people would think we're married and we're not. But for all intense purposes, we are a couple.
Oswald: So far, Danny and I have been incredibly fair the way we've dealt with every single team. We're not going to be one of those people that are going to be stabbing someone in the back to qualify for the final three.
Oswald: The dancing was great. I felt like I was doing Irish River Dancing on crack!
Oswald: I told you less martinis and more cardio!