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Meet 'The Amazing Race' Season 27 Teams!

by Zach Seemayer 9:00 AM PDT, September 02, 2015
Playing Meet 'The Amazing Race' Season 27 Teams!

The newest season of The Amazing Race is about to kick off, and from the looks of this year's cast the race could be as close -- and entertaining -- as ever.

Featuring teams made up of parents and children, married couples, athletes, news anchors and even two TMZ reporters, this exciting season -- which kicked off in Venice Beach, California in July -- looks like it's going to be a nail-biter.

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The award-winning reality competition show features teams of contestants relying on their wits, physical prowess and often random skill to race around the world for the chance at winning $1 million.

So who has the best chance at circumnavigating the globe and taking home the prize money and the sweet, sweet glory of victory? Check out all the season 27 contestants below to see who you think will win.

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1. Jazmine & Danielle

Photo: CBS

Name: Jazmine Lewis
Age: 23
Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Best Friend

Name: Danielle Littleton
Age: 23
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Best Friend

2. Kelsey & Joey

Photo: CBS

Name: Kelsey Gerckens
Age: 25
Hometown: Ventura, Calif.
Connection to teammate: San Barbara News Anchors, dating

Name: Joey Buttitta
Age: 26
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.
Connection to teammate: San Barbara News Anchors, dating

3. Ernest & Jin

Photo: CBS

Name: Ernest Phillips
Age: 29
Hometown: Boston
Connection to teammate: Brother

Name: Jin Lao
Age: 26
Hometown: Boston
Connection to teammate: Brother

4. Kelly & Shevonne

Photo: CBS

Name: Kelly Berning
Age: 37
Hometown: Los Angeles
Connection to teammate: TMZ Co-Workers

Name: Shevonne Sullivan
Age: 31
Hometown: Taunton, Mass.
Connection to teammate: TMZ Co-Workers

5. Denise & James Earl

Photo: CBS

Name: Denise Williams
Age: 51
Hometown: Prattville, Ala.
Connection to teammate: Mother

Name: James Earl Corley
Age: 26
Hometown: Prattville, Ala.
Connection to teammate: Son

6. Cindy & Rick

Photo: CBS

Name: Cindy Chac
Age: 36
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Wife

Name: Rick Chac
Age: 38
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Husband

7. Logan and Chris

Photo: CBS

Name: Logan Fazio
Age: 36
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Connection to teammate: Dating, both paparazzi

Name: Chris Gordon
Age: 46
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Connection to teammate: Dating, both paparazzi

8. Tanner & Josh

Photo: CBS

Name: Tanner Kloven
Age: 26
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Connection to teammate: Best Friends

Name: Josh Ahern
Age: 28
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Connection to teammate: Best Friends

9. Tiffany & Krista

Photo: CBS

Name: Tiffany Chantell Torres
Age: 28
Hometown: Little Falls, N.J.
Connection to teammate: Former NFL Cheerleaders for the NY Jets, best friends

Name: Krista DeBono
Age: 28
Hometown: New York
Connection to teammate: Former NFL Cheerleaders for the NY Jets, best friends

10. Alex & Adam

Photo: CBS

Name: Alex Manard
Age: 22
Hometown: Champaign, Ill.
Connection to teammate: Cousins

Name: Adam Dingeman
Age: 24
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Connection to teammate: Cousins

11. Justin & Diana

Photo: CBS

Name: Justin Scheman
Age: 30
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
Connection to teammate: Engaged

Name: Diana Bishop
Age: 30
Hometown: Sharon Hill, Pa.
Connection to teammate: Engaged

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For a look at some of the action, stress and excitement of The Amazing Race, check out the video below to see how the teams dealt with the pressure of the competition in Africa last season.

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