Amazing Race Contender Info Season 29


JoeyCovino
Age: 46
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
Current occupation: Police Sergeant

ELIMINATED 6/1/17-SECOND PLACE

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Ashton Theiss
Age: 25
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Current occupation: Real Estate Agent

Favorite hobbies: Boxing, cycling, hunting and traveling.

 

SENT HOME 4/27/17
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Becca Driz
Age: 26
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.
Current occupation: Rock Climbing Instructor and Barista.
Favorite hobbies: Beatboxing and freestyling, dancing (swing dance, contra dance and dancing at da club), juggling, skiing, gardening and video editing.

SENT HOME 5/18/17
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Brooke Camhi
Age: 36
Hometown: Lynbrook, N.Y.
Current occupation: Director of Business Development at U.S. Legal Support and Attorney at Camhi & Min.Favorite hobbies: Swimming, singing, cooking, scuba diving and puzzles.

 

WINNER!
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Floyd Pierce

Age: 21
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Current occupation: College Student
Favorite hobbies: Anything musical, hiking, baseball, watching The Walking Dead or The Amazing Race, attending college sporting events and everything related to The Lion King.

SENT HOME 5/18/17
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SENT HOME 4/6/17

Francesca Piccoli
Age: 33
Hometown: Banning, Calif.
Current occupation: U.S. Army
Favorite hobbies: My favorite hobbies are running, remodeling houses and RV’s, and taking on any challenge. My family and I are currently remodeling a 1985 Fleetwood RV and it’s been a blast.

 

 

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SENT HOME 3/30/17


Jenn Lee
Age: 25
Hometown: Palos Verdes, Calif.
Current occupation: Professional Model

Describe what you do: Hang out in front of cameras 🙂

3 words to describe you: Spontaneous, confident and weird.

Favorite hobbies: Swimming in any sort of body of water, running down the beach, hiking with my boxer, Bronson, and anything outdoorsy or crazy, I’m in!

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SENT HOME 4/6/17

Jessica Lynn Shields
Age: 28
Hometown: Howland, Ohio
Current Occupation: K-9 Police Officer at Youngstown Police Department in Youngstown, Ohio.

Describe what you do: I do drug and gun interdiction and respond to priority calls for service: burglaries, robberies, homicides, alarm drops.

3 words to describe you: Positive, happy and extrovert.

Favorite hobbies: Bench pressing, squatting and dead lifting. I also enjoy shooting guns and sleeping.
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Joey Covino
Age: 46
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
Current occupation: Police Sergeant

Describe what you do: Patrol Supervisor; Officer in Charge of the Department’s Honor Guard Unit; Motorcycle Officer

3 words to describe you: Dedicated, quick-witted and unfiltered.

Favorite hobbies: Ice Hockey, running and being a dad.

Send home 6/1/17-SECOND PLACE
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SENT HOME 3/30/17-FIRST NIGHT

Kevin NG
Age: 31
Hometown: San Diego
Current occupation: Physio/Certified Athletic Trainer/O-PAC at the USA Rugby Olympic Training Center.

Describe what you do: Care, prevention and rehabilitation of elite athletes.

3 words to describe you: Long hair, happy and aerodynamic.

Favorite hobbies: Surfing, snorkeling, diving and anything water. Basically a mermaid but a man version, a merman. Sometimes I grow legs and enjoy camping, rock climbing and hanging with my dog.
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Liz Espey

Age: 24
Hometown: Maryville, Mo.
Current occupation: Auctioneer

Describe what you do: I BID 20 NOW 25! I am an auctioneer! I have grown up in the auction profession since I was 6 years old, when I sold my first item! I am a 5th generation auctioneer in my family. I own my own auction company, Liz Espey Auctions, in Maryville, Mo., where I specialize in Antique, Machinery, Real Estate, Business Liquidations and Personal Property Auctions, just to name a few!

3 words to describe you: Confident, sassy, and firecracker! They don’t call me Firecracker for nothing!

Favorite hobbies: My favorite hobbies are horseback riding, spending time with my two Australian Shepherds, Trixie and Texas, out on the farm, and working closely with my father on auctions.

SENT HOME 5/13/17
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Logan Bauer

Age: 27
Hometown: Navarre, Fla.
Current occupation: Orthopedic Device Representative

Describe what you do: Provide technical product and procedural support to surgeons and hospital staff during orthopedic surgery.

3 words to describe you: Determined, gregarious and principled.

Favorite hobbies: Olympic weightlifting, hiking, CrossFit, fishing and socializing.

SENT HOME 6/1/17-THIRD PLACE
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London Kaye
Age: 27
Hometown: New York
Current occupation: Street Artist

Describe what you do: I am a street artist and entrepreneur living in Brooklyn, N.Y. Everything I create is crocheted and made of yarn. I work with big brands and companies around the world. I have crocheted everything from a school bus in a national Gap commercial to the largest crochet billboard in Times Square!

3 words to describe you: Adventurous, creative and positive.

Favorite hobbies: Crochet and ballet.

SENT HOME 6/1/17-THIRD PLACE
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Matt Ladley
Age: 25
Hometown: Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Current occupation: Professional Snowboarder

Describe what you do: Compete in snowboard contests.

3 words to describe you: Ambitious, versatile and determined.

Favorite hobbies: Adventuring Colorado, backpacking, climbing and biking.

SENT HOME 5/25/17
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Michael Rado
Age: 37
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Penn.
Current occupation: Butcher

Describe what you do: I own and operate an old times butcher shop in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. We specialize in locally sourced and ethically raised meats. We make everything on site, including bacon and our famous kielbasa.

3 words to describe you: Fun, driven and kind.

Favorite hobbies: Fishing, camping, brewing beer, playing in my band, playing and watching ice hockey and, most importantly, hanging out with my wife and daughter.

SENT HOME 5/13/17
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SENT HOME 4/13/17

Olive Beauregard
Age: 24
Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island
Current occupation: Firefighter

Describe what you do: I joined the ranks of the Providence Fire department at age 21. I work on Engine Company 3 which is one of the busiest fire trucks in the country. As a firefighter, I am also an EMT and respond to various emergency calls, including medical emergencies, car accidents and structure fires.

3 words to describe you: Driven, tenacious and spirited.

Favorite hobbies: My favorite hobbies include spending time with my dogs, snowboarding, being a beach bum in the summer time and, of course, wining and dining with my friends.
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Phil Keoghan
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Redmond Ramos
Age: 28
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
Current occupation: Motivational Speaker

Describe what you do: I help companies and individuals achieve growth by teaching them ways to Succeed through their Struggle.

3 words to describe you: Motivated, determined and passionate.

Favorite hobbies: Surfing, woodshop and running races.
SENT HOME 5/25/17
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SENT HOME 4/20/17

Sara Fowler
Age: 27
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Current occupation: Luxury Real Estate Agent

Describe what you do: I help clients sell and purchase high-end luxury real estate from the U.S. Virgin Islands all the way to California. I am also a certified Yoga instructor and teach privately.

3 words to describe you: Loving, intelligent and gregarious.

Favorite hobbies: Yoga, beach volleyball, hiking, boating, traveling, basketball, snorkeling, anything active and outdoors!
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Scott Flanary
Age: 34
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Current occupation: University Recruiting Manager

Describe what you do: I source, interview and hire students for internships and entry-level jobs. I also set recruiting strategies for my firm, coach recruiters and manage budgets.

3 words to describe you: Motivated, perceptive and competitive.

Favorite hobbies: Cooking, hiking, traveling, CrossFit, reading, game nights and volunteering abroad.

WINNER!
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Seth Tyler
Age: 37
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
Current occupation: Police Officer

Describe what you do: I protect and serve the residents of Bellevue, Wash.

3 words to describe you: Driven, focused and silly. Favorite hobbies: Hiking, snowboarding and camping.

 

SENT HOME 4/13/17
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SENT HOME 4/20/17

Shami Rarzeno
Age: 28
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
Current occupation: Associate at Top Banking Firm

Describe what you do: Collateral management

3 words to describe you: Ambitious, adventurous and driven.

Favorite hobbies: Bodybuilding, powerlifting, meal prepping, reading and traveling.
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Tara Carr
Age: 38
Hometown: Where the Army sends me! Originally from New Milford, Conn., but currently reside in Alexandria, Va.
Current occupation: U.S. Army Officer

Describe what you do: I’m an Army officer serving with the best team in the world!

3 words to describe you: Driven, compassionate and lucky.

Favorite hobbies: Golf, yoga, travel and spending time with my husband and children.
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Vanck Zhu
Age: 28
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Current occupation: Investment Research

Describe what you do: I analyze stocks and bonds for investment purposes.

3 words to describe you: Intellectual, objective and resourceful.

Favorite hobbies: Reading, thinking, table tennis, sports, photography and trying new things.

 

SENT HOME 4/27/17