The Amazing Race: Meet the Teams Competing on Season 22

A new twist is being introduced this season on the Emmy-winning competition series

By Jenna Mullins Jan 23, 2013 6:15 PMTags
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The 11 teams competing on this season of The Amazing Race, which marks the 22nd race around the world, were announced by CBS today. As expected, we get a little bit of everything from the duos, and host Phil Keoghan calls them the "most diverse cast ever."

Some notable competitors participating for the $1 million prize on the Emmy-winning reality series include twin brothers who are both OB/GYNs, father-son cancer survivors, roller derby moms, and Southern firefighters. Also being introduced this season is a new twist to the game: the first team to check in a the first pit stop will earn two "Express Passes," one to keep and one to give out to another team by the end of the fourth leg of the race.

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To meet the contestants, check out the video below!

The new season of The Amazing Race premieres Sunday, Feb. 17 on CBS.