The Amazing Race began its milestone 25th trip around the world on Saturday, May 31, when the Emmy Award-winning series kicked off from Times Square in New York City, giving us an early sneak peek at the cast. Meet the 11 teams competing and tell us below who you're excited to watch on The Amazing Race this season. Check out photos here
- Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks: Married Surfers from Princeville, Hawaii
- Kym Perfetto and Alli Forsythe: Urban Bike Racers from Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Amy DeJong and Maya Warren: Food Scientists from Madison, Wisc.
- Lisa Thomson and Michelle Thomson: Realtor Sisters from Miami, Fla.
- Michael Ward and Scott Strazzullo: Firefighters from Boston, Mass.
- Brooke Adams and Robbie E. Strauss: Dating Pro Wrestlers from Houston, Texas and Woodbridge, N.J., respectively.
- Tim Tsao and Te Jay McGrath: College Sweethearts from Pasadena, Calif.
- Isabelle Du and Dennis Hour: Model and Accountant, respectively, from Tustin, Calif.
- Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan: Engaged Couple from Nashville, Tenn.
- Misti and Jim Raman: Married Dentists from Columbia, S.C.
- Shelley and Nici Porter: Mother/Daughter from Detroit, Mich.
The 25th edition of The Amazing Race will premiere this fall on a new day and time
, Fridays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Hosted by Phil Keoghan
). Stay tuned for more cast details and previews.