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New York, NY (CBS/WLTX) -- 11 teams will embark on world-wide sprint competing for a $1,000,000 prize on the new season of The Amazing Race.

Set to premiere September 29th at 8PM on News 19 WLTX from CBS, this season marks the 23rd race around the world, across four continents and 35,000 miles.

Some of the stops on this year's race include buckling up for a Formula One race in Abu Dhabi, paragliding above Chile, and taking an icy dip in the waters of Norway.

The cast this year includes former NFL teammates, married ER Doctors from Atlanta, baseball wives, cousins, and more.

This year CBS brings back the Double Express Pass twist, where the first team to check in at the 1st pit stop will earn two "Express Passes" to use for themselves, and pass along to another team they develop a relationship with.

The Amazing Race has won the Emmy for Outstanding Reality Competition Program nine times over the last 10 years, and currently is nominated for its 10th Emmy in the same category.

The 11 teams, listed in no particular order:

Name: Hoskote Venkatesh
Age: 60
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Current occupation: ER Doctor

Name: Naina Venkatesh
Age: 27
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Current occupation: Fitness Instructor
Connection: Father/Daughter

Name: Jason Case
Age: 33
Hometown: Attleboro, Mass.
Current occupation: Owner of a Snowplow Company

Name: Amy Diaz
Age: 29
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
Current occupation: Social Media Manager
Connection: Dating

Name: Leo Temory
Age: 26
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: Entrepreneur/Restaurateur

Name: Jamal Zadran
Age: 26
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: CEO/Owner of Z.I.G.
(Zadran Investment Group)
Connection: Cousins

Name: Tim Wiyninger
Age: 26
Hometown: Cordell, Okla.
Current occupation: Oilfield Plant Operator

Name: Daniel "Danny" Merkey
Age: 25
Hometown: Cordell, Okla.
Current occupation: Oil Field Operator
Connection: Best Friends

Name: Rowan Joseph
Age: 56
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Current occupation: Actor, Producer, Director
and Voiceover Artist

Name: Shane Partlow
Age: 47
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Current occupation: Actor/ Producer
Connection: Theater Performers. They call themselves
the "Queens of Bingo."

Name: Brandon Squyres
Age: 34
Hometown: Chico, Calif.
Current occupation: Contractor

Name: Adam Switzer
Age: 34
Hometown: Chico, Calif.
Current occupation: Eco-friendly farmer
Connection: Childhood Friends

Name: Allison "Ally" Mello
Age: 22
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: The NHL's LA Kings Ice Crew Girl

Name: Ashley Covert
Age: 25
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: The NHL's LA Kings Ice Crew Girl
Connection: LA Kings Ice Crew

Name: Nicole Jasper
Age: 39
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current occupation: ER Physician

Name: Travis Jasper
Age: 43
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current occupation: ER Physician
Connection: Married ER Doctors

Name: Nicole "Nicky" Getz
Age: 27
Hometown: Splits time between Kansas City
and Troy, Mich.
Current occupation: Baseball Wife/Training to be a
Pilates Instructor
*Married to Chris Getz, who played for
the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals (currently)

Name: Kim DeJesus
Age: 32
Hometown: Chicago
Current occupation: Baseball Wife
*Married to David DeJesus who played for the Kansas City Royals,
Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays (currently)
Connection: Baseball Wives

Name: Timothy Sweeney
Age: 32
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
Current occupation: Sports Marketing

Name: Marie "Reebs" Mazzocchi
Age: 29
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
Current occupation: Fitness Trainer/Gym Owner
Connection: Exes

Name: Chester Pitts II
Age: 33
Hometown: Missouri City, Texas
Current occupation: Sports Analyst for "Texans Insider,"
Executive Consultant for ZT Wealth and Altus HMS.
*Played for Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks for
more than 10 years in the NFL

Name: Ephraim Salaam
Age: 36
Hometown: Studio City, Calif.
Current occupation: Co-host of "Fox Sports Live."
*Played for Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit
Lions, Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons
for 13 years in the NFL
Connection: Former NFL Teammates


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