The Amazing Race 18

Eleven former teams who fell short of winning $1 million during their inaugural races around the world return for another adventure and a second chance in The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business aka All-star season!

The 18th season of the show will feature some familiar faces and fan favorites from previous seasons including the cowboys, goths, Harlem Globetrotters and more.

These contestants will travel 40,000 miles through five continents and 23 cities. Teams will begin their journey around the globe from the second-windiest place on the planet, and travel to such picturesque locations as Sydney, Australia, where they find themselves swimming with sharks; Liechtenstein, where they must measure the length of the entire country while riding a motorized bicycle; and Tokyo, Japan, where they must endure the freezing waters from Mount Fuji as part of a spiritual ritual.

The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business premieres Sunday Feb. 20 at 8/7c on CBS.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsJaime Edmondson, Age: 31 and Cara Rosenthal, Age: 28

Relationship: Former NFL Cheerleaders/Teammates
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/2nd Place
Why they’re returning: During the final leg, Jaime and Cara fell victim to a bad taxi driver in Hawaii and lost to Tammy and Victor.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsRon Hsu, Age: 61 and Christina Hsu, Age: 29

Relationship: Father/Daughter
Previous Season/Result: Season 12/2nd Place
Why they’re returning: After struggling during their final leg in Alaska, Ron and Christina finished in 2nd place to TK and Rachel.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsKent Kaliber, Age: 35 and Vyxsin Fiala, Age: 32

Relationship: Dating/Friends
Previous Season/Result: Season 12/5th Place
Why they’re returning: Kent and Vyxsin self-destructed in Italy and were unable to fight back to stay in the game.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsLaKisha Hoffman, Age: 30 and Jennifer Hoffman, Age: 26

Relationship: Sisters
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/4th Place
Why they’re returning: LaKisha and Jennifer missed out on a spot in the final three by minutes after stopping to use the restroom in China.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsZev Glassenberg, Age: 28 and Justin Kanew, Age: 31

Relationship: Best friends
Previous Season/Result: Season 15/9th Place
Why they’re returning: Zev and Justin finished in 1st place during their Cambodia leg, but quickly discovered that they had lost their passport and would not be able to continue in the Race.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsHerb Lang, Age: 34 and Nate Lofton, Age: 29

Relationship: Harlem Globetrotters Teammates
Previous Season/Result: Season 15/4th Place
Why they’re returning: The Globetrotters incurred a four hour penalty in Prague after failing to complete a Roadblock, which cost them a spot in the final three.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsAmanda Blackledge, Age: 25 and Kris Klicka, Age: 26

Relationship: Engaged
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/8th Place
Why they’re returning: Amanda and Kris were unexpectedly u-turned in Siberia by Margie and Luke and were eliminated from the Race.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsGary Ervin, Age: 53 and Mallory Ervin, Age: 25

Relationship: Father/Daughter
Previous Season/Result: Season 17/6th Place
Why they’re returning: Gary and Mallory were unable to avoid elimination after getting lost in Oman for over nine hours.


Amazing Race 18 All StarsJet McCoy, Age: 31 and Cord McCoy, Age: 30

Relationship: Brothers
Previous Season/Result: Season 16/2nd Place
Why they’re returning: Jet and Cord fell behind during the final leg and couldn’t recover, which ultimately led to a 2nd place finish to winners Dan and Jordan.


Amazing Race 18 All starsMargie Adams, Age: 53 and Luke Adams, Age: 25

Relationship: Mother/Son
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/3rd Place
Why they’re returning: Margie and Luke entered the final challenge with a substantial lead, but quickly fell behind and finished in 3rd place.


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Mel White, Age: 70 and Mike White, Age: 40

Relationship: Father/Son
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/6th Place
Why they’re returning: Mike and Mel found themselves lost in Thailand courtesy of a bad taxi driver and were eliminated from the Race.

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