‘The Amazing Race’ Episode Guide (Jan. 17): Racers Scale Buildings in Tangiers

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‘The Amazing Race’ Episode Guide (Jan. 17): Racers Scale Buildings in Tangiers

“It’s Gonna be a Fragrant Day” (01/17/18) – Things get slimy at a fishy challenge, and Racers scale buildings and run through the narrow streets of Tangiers, Morocco, on “The Amazing Race,” Wednesday, Jan. 17 (8:00-9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

“The Amazing Race” sends 11 teams on a trek around the world. Each Team is comprised of two people. At every destination, each Team competes in a series of challenges – some mental and some physical – and when the tasks have been completed, they learn their next destination.

Teams who are farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning at least $1 million.

The remaining cast of the 30th edition of “The Amazing Race” includes:

CEDRIC AND SHAWN #TeamSlamDunk

Name: Cedric Ceballos
Age: 48
Current occupation: Retired NBA Player
Qualifications: Former NBA All-Star and Slamdunk Champion
Instagram: @cedceballos

Name: Shawn Marion
Age: 39
Hometown: Chicago
Connection to teammate: Retired NBA Player
Qualifications: 4-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion 2011
Instagram: @matrix31
Twitter: @matrix31

CODY AND JESSICA #TeamBigBrother

Name: Cody Nickson
Age: 32
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: “Big Brother 19” Power Couple
Instagram: @codythemarine
Twitter: @codythemarine

Name: Jessica Graf
Age: 26
Hometown: Los Angeles
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: “Big Brother 19” Power Couple
Instagram: @thejessicagraf
Twitter: @thejessicagraf

HENRY AND EVAN #TeamYale

Name: Henry Zhang
Age: 22
Hometown: Los Angeles
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: Former President of the Yale Debate Team
Instagram: @HenryTZhang
Twitter: @HenryTZhang

Name: Evan Lynyak
Age: 22
Hometown: Los Angeles
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: Top-ranking Female Debater in the World in 2016
Instagram: @evan.lynyak

TREVOR AND CHRIS #TeamWellStrung

Name: Trevor Wadleigh
Age: 30
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: Billboard Chart-Topping Musician in the String Quartet “Well Strung”
Instagram: @tdwadleigh

Name: Chris Marchant
Age: 33
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: Billboard Chart-Topping Musician in the String Quartet “Well Strung”
Instagram: @chrisjmarchant
Twitter: @chrisjmarchant

ALEX AND CONOR #TeamIndyCar

Name: Alexander Rossi
Age: 26
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
Connection to teammate: IndyCar Drivers and Friends
Qualifications: Indianapolis 500 winner 2016
Instagram: @alexanderrossi
Twitter: @AlexanderRossi

Name: Conor Daly
Age: 25 (26 on 12/15/17)

Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
Connection to teammate: IndyCar Drivers and Friends
Qualifications: Placed 2nd in the Detroit Grand Prix
Instagram: @conordaly22
Twitter: @conordaly22

JOEY AND TIM #TeamChomp

Name: Joey Chestnut
Age: 33
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Friends
Qualifications: World Champion Competitive Eater
Instagram: @joey.chestnut
Twitter: @joeyjaws

Name: Tim Janus
Age: 41
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Connection to teammate: Friend
Qualifications: Former Competitive Eater
Instagram: @timothyjanus
Twitter: @eaterx

KRISTI AND JEN #TeamExtreme

Name: Kristi Leskinen
Age: 36
Hometown: Uniontown, Pa. and Scottsdale, Ariz.
Connection to teammate: Retired Professional Skiers and Friends
Qualifications: 2nd Place World Champion and 3rd Place X Games Skier
Instagram: @kristileskinen
Twitter: @kristileskinen

Name: Jen Hudak
Age: 30
Hometown: Park City, Utah
Connection to teammate: Professional Skiers and Friends
Qualifications: 2-time X Games Gold Medalist & 4-time National Champion
Instagram: @jenhudak
Twitter: @jenhudak

LUCAS AND BRITTANY #TeamOceanRescue

Name: Lucas Bocanegra
Age: 35
Hometown: Miami Springs, Fla.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: Lifeguard Lieutenant
Instagram: @luc8719
Twitter: @luc8719

Name: Brittany Austin
Age: 31
Hometown: Miami Springs, Fla.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Qualifications: Ocean Rescue Lifeguard
Instagram: @bitaba10

ERIC AND DANIEL #TheFirefighters

Name: Eric Guiffreda
Age: 33
Hometown: Ponchatoula, La.
Connection to teammate: Twin Brothers
Qualifications: Firefighter
Twitter: @Eguiffreda

Name: Daniel Guiffreda
Age: 33
Hometown: Gonzales, La.
Connection to teammate: Twin Brothers
Qualifications: Firefighter

Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri and Mark Vertullo are the executive producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Worldrace Productions in association with ABC Studios and Amazing Race Productions.

“The Amazing Race” was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.

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