- Alain and Audrey take the fifth leg, ending Natalie and Meaghan's winning streak at four -
- Next week: Teams race to Winnipeg and try to keep Natalie and Meaghan's game on ice -
- Fans can see exclusive extras including The Extended Mat Chat and more at CTV.ca/RaceExtras.-
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TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - It was a heart-breaking homecoming to Canada for Cormac and Nicole, as their hopes of staying in the race sank with the Yukon River rushing below. The son and mother team from Winnipeg were the fourth team eliminated from the race, just one leg before the Race would turn up in their hometown.
Cormac and Nicole fell far behind the pack when Nicole struggled at the biathlon Roadblock, taking a whopping 22 attempts to shoot all five targets. "I've always taught Cormac never to give up, and I could not give up now," said Nicole at the Pit Stop, fighting back tears. "Never gave up," added Cormac. "She did it."
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Episode 5 Recap
From the Pit Start in Macau, China, eight teams travelled over 11,000 kilometres back home to Canada to the mighty Yukon. Once there, teams made their way to Sky High Ranch and chose from the sled dog challenge or the camping site Detours. From the Detours, teams made their way to the gruelling Roadblock, where they had to complete a Snow Bike Biathlon. After cycling a one kilometre circuit, the participant had to hit all five targets with only five rifle rounds. If a target is missed, they had to cycle the course and try again until all five targets were hit. From the Roadblock, teams made their way to a portage challenge and canoed their way down the Yukon River to the Pit Stop.
Alain and Audrey became the first team on Season 2 other than Natalie and Meaghan to win a leg, earning a trip to any of the Sun destinations that Air Canada rouge flies, and $3,000 on their Scotiabank Gold American Express card.
Tonight's episode will encore this week on TSN (Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 9 p.m. PT, and Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 12 a.m. ET and 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT), TSN2 (Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT), and CTV and CTV GO (Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 27 at 5 p.m. ET/PT - and is also now available on demand at CTV GO. All-new episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.
Viewers can also catch Cormac and Nicole live on CANADA AM (Weekdays at 6 a.m. ET), 104.5 CHUM FM (Weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), CP24 BREAKFAST (Weekdays 5:30 a.m. ET, and Saturday and Sunday at 7 a.m. ET), and THE SOCIAL (Weekdays at 1 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, Aug. 6, as they discuss their elimination from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. To see more of the race, including the Extended Mat Chat with Cormac and Nicole, sneak peeks, special moments from the Race and more visit CTV.ca/RaceExtras.
Teams head east to Winnipeg where a rockin' Roadblock leaves racers at a loss for words (Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO). At the Detour, teams hit the ice with hopes of beating Natalie and Meaghan at their own game, and derailing them from the competition.
The seven remaining teams competing for the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history are:
- Pierre and Michel - Twin Brothers, Montreal
- Alain and Audrey - Dating, Montreal
- Mickey and Pete - Best Friends, Muskoka, Ont.
- Sukhi and Jinder - Siblings, Terrace, B.C.
- Natalie and Meaghan - Teammates, Scarborough, Ont. and Calgary
- Rex and Bob - Engaged, Ashburn, Ont.
- Ryan and Rob - Co-Workers, Vancouver
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Commissioned by CTV, Season 2 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is produced by Insight Productions in association with CTV and with the support of Profiles Television Productions.
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