The cast of the 15th season of CBS' The Amazing Race includes professional basketball players, poker players, and a former Miss America.
Herbert, 32, and Nathaniel, 28, play for the Harlem Globetrotters. Maria and Tiffany, both 26, are professional poker players. Twenty-seven-year olds Ericka (who was Miss America 2004) and her husband, Brian, are also on board.
Rounding out the rest of the cast are: Dating duo Meghan and Cheyne, both 23, who met in elementary school; another couple, Marcy, 60, and Ronald, 59 met just a year ago online; the newly engaged Lance, 41, and Keri, 33, are business professionals with numerous athletic hobbies; father and son Gary, 47, and Matt, 22, are complete opposites; Garrett, 28, and Jessica, 27, have broken up three times in their seven-year dating history; Eric, 41, and Lisa, 43, are married yoga instructors; brothers Dan, 21, and Sam, 23; friends Zev, 26, who has Asperger's Syndrome, and Justin, 31; and lovebirds Mika, 22, and Canaan, 26.
The 12 teams battling for the $ 1 million-dollar prize will face new twists, including an elimination before crossing the starting line and the "Switchback," which sends teams back to one of Race's infamous Roadblocks.
The Amazing Race premieres on Sept. 27 at 8/7c, on CBS.