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[01/21/10 - 08:20 AM]
CBS Announces the 11 Teams Racing in the Emmy Award-Winning Series, "The Amazing Race," Premiering February 14
Season 16 features teams from all walks of life, including "couples, parents, siblings, friends, models, lawyers, detectives and even cowboys."

[via press release from CBS]

CBS ANNOUNCES THE 11 TEAMS RACING IN THE EMMY AWARD-WINNING SERIES, "THE AMAZING RACE," PREMIERING FEBRUARY 14

Eleven Teams Hit the Road for a 40,000-Mile Sprint around the Globe and Find Themselves in the Midst of a World War I Re-enactment, Retracing the Early Days of The Beatles and Come Face-to-Face with One of the World's Most Infamous Villains

CBS today announced the 11 Teams set to compete in the 16th edition of THE AMAZING RACE, premiering Sunday, Feb. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award nominee Phil Keoghan is the host.

Contestants will travel nearly 40,000 miles across five continents and eight countries. Eleven Teams start off by navigating through the congested streets of Los Angeles and, for the first time ever, must rely solely on public transportation to make their way to LAX. The Teams' first destination lies in Chile where they will encounter one of the most daunting Roadblocks in the history of the series. In their ongoing battle for the one million dollar prize, Teams will participate in a grueling World War I reenactment in France, retrace the early days of the iconic rock group, The Beatles, and come face-to-face with one of the world's most infamous villains.

Season 16 features Teams from all walks of life, including couples, parents, siblings, friends, models, lawyers, detectives and even cowboys.

The Emmy Award-Winning THE AMAZING RACE received its seventh consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Reality Competition Program last year.

Following are the 11 teams, listed in no particular order:

Caite Upton
Age: 20
Hometown: Lexington, S.C.
Occupation: Model/Actress

Brent Horne
Age: 28
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Occupation: Model/Advertising

Relationship: Dating/Models

Louis Stravato (Left)
Age: 47
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
Occupation: Undercover Detective

Michael Naylor (Right)
Age: 45
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
Occupation: Undercover Detective

Relationship: Detectives

Steve Smith
Age: 57
Hometown: Encinitas, Calif.
Occupation: Professional Baseball Coach/ World Series Champion Coach

Allie Smith
Age: 23
Hometown: Encinitas, Calif.
Occupation: Marketing

Relationship: Father/Daughter

Jeff Schroeder
Age: 31
Hometown: Norridge, Ill
Occupation: Salesman

Jordan Lloyd
Age: 22
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Occupation: Receptionist

Relationship: Newly Dating

Monique Pryor (Left)
Age: 39
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
Occupation: Attorney

Shawne Morgan (Right)
Age: 39
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
Occupation: Attorney

Relationship: Moms/Attorneys

Jet McCoy (Left)
Age: 30
Hometown: Ada, Okla.
Occupation: Cowboy

Cord McCoy (Right)
Age: 29
Hometown: Tupelo, Okla.
Occupation: Pro Bull Rider

Relationship: Brothers/Cowboys

Adrian Davis
Age: 40
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
Occupation: Medical Sales

Dana Davis
Age: 39
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
Occupation: Market Manager

Relationship: High School Sweethearts/Married

Jody Kelly
Age: 71
Hometown: Round Rock, Texas
Occupation: Personal Trainer

Shannon Foster
Age: 22
Hometown: Georgetown, Texas
Occupation: Healthcare Outreach Contract Analyst

Relationship: Grandmother/Granddaughter

Carol Rosenfeld (Left)
Age: 47
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Occupation: Consultant

Brandy Snow (Right)
Age: 40
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Occupation: Actress and Voice Over Artist

Relationship: Dating

Dan Pious (Left)
Age: 24
Hometown: Barrington, R.I.
Occupation: Financial Advisor

Jordan Pious (Right)
Age: 22
Hometown: Barrington, R.I.
Occupation: Strategic Consultant

Relationship: Brothers

Joe Wang
Age: 42
Hometown: El Segundo, Calif.
Occupation: Software Salesman

Heidi Wang
Age: 37
Hometown: El Segundo, Calif.
Occupation: Stay-at-Home Mom

Relationship: Married





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