Cameron Diaz and Jimmy Fallon Compete in a Hilarious Kayak Race on The Tonight Show—Watch Now!

"Cameron and I have always been pretty serious athletic rivals," the host jokes

By Zach Johnson Jul 16, 2014 12:07 PMTags

Cameron Diaz and Jimmy Fallon are our new favorite late-night duo!

Months after the actress and the TV host photobombed tourists, the duo decided to compete in a silly kayak race on NBC's The Tonight Show Tuesday. Diaz, who was on the program to promote Sex Tape, was eager to take on her opponent. The rules were simple: each competitor would paddle out of Studio 6-B through a "waterfall." From there, they'd encounter a "cranky old fisherman" in the hallway, as well as boulders and "salmon swimming upstream." Other hazards included two Elton John impersonators: one singing "the most annoying part" of "Crocodile Rock" and another named "Benny and the Jetski."

After navigating their way through the obstacle course, they must paddle back to stage.

Oh, and did we mention there was a #DancingPanda involved, too?

Before they took off, Fallon joked, "Cameron and I have always been pretty serious athletic rivals."

Diaz got a head start, paddling like a pro, while a lagging Fallon struggled to propel himself forward. Fellow guest Josh Gad even made a surprise cameo during the good-natured competition. To find out who won—and to see which competitor gave up midway through the race—watch the video clip now!

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