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[02/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Unveils the Identities of the 11 Couples Competing in 'The Amazing Race 7'

[via press release from CBS]

CBS UNVEILS THE IDENTITIES OF THE 11 COUPLES COMPETING IN "THE AMAZING RACE 7"

Seventh Installment of the Emmy Award-Winning Series Begins With A Special Two-Hour Premiere on Tuesday, March 1, 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT

The Amazing Race 7 Moves To Its Regular Tuesday, 9:00-10:00 PM Time Period Beginning March 8

CBS today announced the identities of the 11 couples set to compete in THE AMAZING RACE 7. The Emmy Award-winning reality adventure series pits teams against one another in a race around the world for a $1 million prize. THE AMAZING RACE will begin with a special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, March 1 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

THE AMAZING RACE 7 will be broadcast regularly on Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning March 8.

THE AMAZING RACE has won two consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Reality Program.

Following are the 11 teams, listed in no particular order:

Name: RAY HOUSTEAU
Occupation: Stockbroker
Age: 44
Hometown: Canfield, Ohio

Name: DEANA SHANE
Occupation: Marketing & Promotions
Age: 27
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio

Relationship: DATING ON AND OFF

Name: DEBBIE CLOYED
Occupation: Photographer
Age: 25
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.

Name: BIANCA SMITH
Occupation: High School Teacher
Age: 26
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.

Relationship: LIFELONG FRIENDS

Name: LYNN WARREN
Occupation: Executive Assistant
Age: 30
Hometown: West Hollywood, Calif.

Name: ALEX ALI
Occupation: Executive Assistant
Age: 22
Hometown: West Hollywood, Calif.

Relationship: BOYFRIENDS

Name: UCHENNA AGU
Occupation: Energy Broker
Age: 40
Hometown: Houston

Name: JOYCE AGU
Occupation: Sales Manager
Age: 44
Hometown: Houston

Relationship: MARRIED

Name: RON YOUNG
Occupation: Motivational Speaker (former Iraq War POW)
Age: 28
Hometown: Villa Rica, Ga.

Name: KELLY MCCORKLE
Occupation: Legislative Correspondent (former Miss South Carolina)
Age: 26
Hometown: Greenville, S.C.

Relationship: DATING

Name: RYAN PHILLIPS
Occupation: General Contractor
Age: 31
Hometown: Landrum, S.C.

Name: CHUCK HORTON
Occupation: Sales
Age: 32
Hometown: Inman, S.C.

Relationship: BEST FRIENDS

Name: ROB MARIANO
Occupation: Runner-up, �Survivor: All-Stars�
Age: 29
Hometown: Canton, Mass.

Name: AMBER BRKICH
Occupation: Winner, �Survivor: All-Stars�
Age: 26
Hometown: Beaver, Penn.

Relationship: ENGAGED

Name: MEREDITH SMITH
Occupation: Retired Executive
Age: 69
Hometown: Easton, Md.

Name: GRETCHEN SMITH
Occupation: Retired Flight Attendant and Registered Nurse
Age: 66
Hometown: Easton, Md.

Relationship: GRANDPARENTS

Name: MEGAN BAKER
Occupation: Fashion Designer
Age: 26
Hometown: Oak Park, Calif.

Name: HEIDI HEIDEL
Occupation: Stay at Home Mom
Age: 31
Hometown: Oak Park, Calif.

Relationship: ROOMMATES

Name: SUSAN VAUGHN
Occupation: Director for Judicial Affairs, Miami University
Age: 54
Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio

Name: PATRICK VAUGHN
Occupation: Writer
Age: 26
Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio (currently living in Hollywood, Calif.)

Relationship: MOTHER/SON

Name: BRIAN SMITH
Occupation: Bartender/Actor
Age: 27
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.

Name: GREG SMITH
Occupation: Bouncer
Age: 24
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.

Relationship: BROTHERS

THE AMAZING RACE 7 will send 11 teams -- each comprised of two people who have a pre-existing relationship with one another -- on a trek around the world for approximately 30 days. At every destination, each couple will have to compete in a series of challenges -- some mental and some physical -- and only when the tasks have been completed will they learn their next destination. Couples who are farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning $1 million.

Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman and Hayma Screech Washington are the executive producers for Bruckheimer Television and Earthview Inc. in association with Touchstone Television and Amazing Race Productions. Amy Chacon and Evan Weinstein are co-executive producers. THE AMAZING RACE was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.

For more information on THE AMAZING RACE 7 and the new 11 couples log on to www.cbs.com.





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