Cal State San Marcos studentAmanda Blackledge, 23, and her 24-year-old sales representative boyfriendKris Klickahave been dating for over three years. The San Diego couple wants to share this experience together before taking their relationship to the next level.
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Dating -- 3 Years
Cal State San Marcos student Amanda Blackledge, 23, and her 24-year-old sales representative boyfriend Kris Klicka have been dating for over three years. The San Diego couple wants to share this experience together before taking their relationship to the next level.
Married Couple -- 9 Years
Columbus, Ohio natives Victoria and Brad Hunt have been married for nine years. Brad, 52, is a distribution dispatcher, and his wife Victoria, 47, is a tax manager.
Friends/Former NFL Cheerleaders
Former Miami Dolphin cheerleaders Cara Rosenthal and Jaime Edmondson are setting out to prove they are tough stuff. The 26-year-old Cara is a law student in Boca Raton, and 29-year-old Jaime is a former police officer from Ft. Lauderdale.
The 28-year-old LaKisha Hoffman and her sister Jennifer, 24, are both former Division 1 collegiate athletes. Both sisters attended the University of Louisville and hope that the skills they learned on the court will help them become the first-ever, all-female team to win "The Amazing Race." Currently, LaKisha is a program coordinator in the Bronx, New York and Jennifer is a marketing assistant in Louisville, Kentucky.
Friends/ Flight Attendants
The 37-year-old Christie Volkmer and her friend Jodi Wincheski, 40, both travel around the world as flight attendants. Christie lives in Choctaw, Oklahoma and Jodi lives in Houston, Texas.
Brother/sister duo Tammy, 26, and Victor, 35, have quite the sibling rivalry going on with each other. Both graduates of Harvard Law School, these California lawyers hope to use their intelligence as an asset to outsmart the other teams.
Mark Munoz, 48, is a Los Angeles-based stuntman/jockey and his brother Michael, 51, is a stuntman/actor who lives in Maui. The duo -- standing at 4' 9" -- chose similar life paths of surfing, stunts and riding horses, and now the brothers are looking forward to an entirely different kind of "Race."
Dating -- 1 year
On-again/off-again South Carolina couple Jennifer Hopka, 26, and Preston McCamy, 28, have been dating for a year. Jennifer is a student and Preston is a software engineer.
Mother And Son
Clinical researcherMargie and her college graduate son Luke Adams are a mother/son team with a very strong and unique bond. Luke has been deaf since the age of two and his mother stands as his link to the hearing world. Luke uses sign language to communicate and is "The Amazing Race"'s first deaf contestant.
Married Couple -- 17 years
Martinsville, Virginia natives Linda and Steve Cole have been married 17 years. Steve is a 43-year-old carpenter, and his 52-year-old wife is a customer service supervisor.
Father and Son/Writers
Look familiar? Mike White, 38, is a Hollywood actor/writer/producer who wrote feature films including 'The Good Girl,' 'School of Rock' and 'Nacho Libre.' A former speechwriter for Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, Mel White is now an openly gay filmmaker, writer and pastor in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Meet 'The Amazing Race''s Newest Racers!
Season 14's new crop of 11 teams of two are more diverse than ever. From the first-ever deaf contestant and his mother to a successful Hollywood screenwriter/actor and his father and former NFL cheerleaders, this season's duos are unlike any other we've seen before. Take a look!