Subject: Next "Amazing Race" competitors include former NBA all-stars, IndyCar drivers, "Big Brother" players
CBS ANNOUNCES THE MOST COMPETITIVE GROUP OF RACERS EVER TO COMPETE ON
THE MILESTONE 30TH SEASON OF "THE AMAZING RACE," PREMIERING JAN. 3,
Racers Include an Indy 500 Winner, Retired NBA All-Stars, X-Game
Champions, a World Champion Competitive Eater, Nationally Ranked
Debaters, Season 19 "Big Brother" Houseguests and More
CBS' multi-Emmy-Award-winning reality series THE AMAZING RACE returns
on Wednesday, Jan. 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) for its milestone 30th
season. More than 600 Racers have traveled over one million miles in
29 seasons, but for the 30th Race around the world, this edition
boasts some of the most competitive and accomplished teams to ever
take on the Race. Teams include IndyCar drivers Alexander Rossi and
Conor Daly; retired NBA All-Stars Cedric Ceballos and Shawn Marion;
X-Games champions Kristi Leskinen and Jen Hudak; nationally ranked
debaters Henry Zhang and Evan Lynyak; BIG BROTHER power couple Cody
Nickson and Jessica Graf; competitive eaters Joey Chestnut and Tim
Janus, among others.
Teams begin their adventure in Washington Square Park in New York City
and immediately travel to their first destination, Iceland, where they
must traverse a massive canyon high above the Geitargljufur River.
Along the Race, teams will travel to 10 countries, 21 cities and over
29,000 miles in the quest to cross the finish line of THE AMAZING RACE
first and win the one million dollar prize. Phil Keoghan is the host.