The Amazing Race is a Reality program featuring 11 teams of 2 (except the third, fourth, eleventh and "family edition" which had 12 teams) racing around the world for a cash prize of $1,000,000. The teams compete in thirteen legs traveling all over the world.
Hometown: Champaign, Ill.
Connection to your teammate: Cousin
Current occupation: Department Supervisor in Retail sales
Describe what you do: I am in charge of the apparel department. I take new products and put them on the floor while supervising the store.
3 words to describe you: Funny, a ladies man and courageous.
Favorite hobbies: Coaching, bowling and hiking.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Making it to the state tournament for wrestling in high school and receiving my Associates degree.
What famous person reminds you of yourself? Matt Damon
What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Matthew Broderick
What scares you most about traveling? Getting completely lost.
What excites you most about traveling? I’m excited to see different cultures and traditions. Also, seeing the different landscapes.
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: My partner talks way too much. I’ll have to talk over him just so he can hear me.
Pet peeve about your teammate: He plans everything out and overthinks everything!
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? India. I have always wanted to see the Himalayas and meet a Sherpa.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I hope to gain many funny memories, prove that I can accomplish and am capable of anything, and conquer my fears!
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