This season, for the first time, the 12 globe-trotting teams will begin the race outside of the United States, traveling to Munich, Germany for the starting line. The show also visits the ancient city of Petra, in Jordan, where teams will ride a train and experience a scene reminiscent of the 1963 Oscar-winning film “Lawrence of Arabia,” perform a Jordanian folk dance and learn the Arabic alphabet. Also, for the first time in THE AMAZING RACE history, there will be no non-elimination legs.
With one team being eliminated at the end of every leg, it will be one of the most grueling races in the show’s history and teams will be in for a surprise when host Phil Keoghan teases a game-changing element in the first leg of the race. Other locations that teams will travel to include Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Iceland and Nashville, where the first team to cross the final finish line will be crowned the winner of THE AMAZING RACE and the $1 million prize.
Aastha Lal (33) and Nina Duong (34): Engaged
Abby Garrett (24) and Will Freeman (25): Childhood Sweethearts
Aubrey Ares (29) and David Hernandez (29): Ballroom Dancers
Derek Xiao (24) and Claire Rehfuss (25): Reality Romance
Emily Bushnell (36) and Molly Sinert (36): Long-Lost Twins
Glenda Roberts (41) and Lumumba Roberts (41): Newlyweds
Luis Colon (34) and Michelle Burgos (34): Married
Linton Atkinson (50) and Sharik Atkinson (23): Father and Daughter
Marcus Craig (38) and Michael Craig (30): Military Brothers
Quinton Peron (29) and Mattie Lynch (27): Former Rams Cheerleaders
Tim Mann (40) and Rex Ryan (59): Golf Buddies
Rich Kuo (33) and Dom Jones (35): Motivational Speakers