- Engaged couple Hamilton and Michaelia use their Express Pass to win the leg in Santiago, Chile, earning them premium economy tickets from Air Canada to Delhi, India, plus six months of free gas from Petro-Canada™ -
- Next week: Teams race to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where racers begin at the Plaza Canada Totem Pole, before getting tripped up on the field in a game of blind soccer -
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TORONTO, July 16, 2015 /CNW/ - It was an emotional ending for co-workers Susan Hayre and Sharnjit Gill in tonight's episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. The Vancouver-based correctional officers quickly found themselves in last place after losing their bearings during a mural road block in Santiago, Chile. They became the second team eliminated at the Pit Stop at one of the best views of the city, beautiful Cerro San Cristobal.
"This was the most amazing experience ever," said Susan. "Today was just a day that we will take back home and never forget." "I just hope we made our kids proud," added Sharnjit. "I want our kids to look at this and say 'yep, that's my mom' and 'yep, that's my aunt - and they did it.'"
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Episode 302 Recap
From the Pit Start in Toronto, 11 teams travelled more than 8,600 km to Santiago, Chile in hopes of winning two Express Passes. Once in Chile, teams travelled to the Geoaventura Parque for their first Road Block, a paragliding challenge. Teams then made their way to the San Miguel borough, where they took selfies in front of five murals spread throughout the neighbourhood. For the second part of the challenge, teams helped local children paint a mural. Hamilton and Michaelia successfully found a dancing couple in the Bellavista neighbourhood, earning them two Express Passes. Then, at the Detour, teams chose between learning a difficult dance routine or memorizing and reciting verses of a Spanish poem. Hamilton and Michaelia decided to use their Express Pass early, skipping the Detour, and ultimately winning the leg. Host Jon Montgomery greeted them at the Pit Stop in Cerro San Cristobal with their leg prize - premium economy tickets from Air Canada to Delhi, India, plus six months of free gas from Petro Canada™.
Last night's episode will encore this Saturday, July 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 19 at 5 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO - and is also now available on demand at CTV GO. All-new episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. CraveTV™ subscribers can stream new Season 3 episodes a week after the broadcast premiere. Previous seasons are also currently streaming on CraveTV.
Viewers can catch Susan and Sharnjit live on CANADA AM (weekdays at 6 a.m. ET), 104.5 CHUM FM morning show ROGER, DARREN, & MARILYN (weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), 99.9 Virgin Radio's TUCKER IN THE MORNING (weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), CP24 BREAKFAST (weekdays at 5 a.m. ET, and weekends at 7 a.m. ET), THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW (weekdays at 10 a.m. ET), and THE SOCIAL (weekdays at 1 p.m. ET) on Thursday, July 16, as they discuss their elimination from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA.
On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Wednesday, July 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), teams race to the Latin city of love, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The leg begins at the Plaza Canada in downtown Buenos Aires, where teams find a totem pole carved from a single solid red cedar, which was a gift to Argentina from British Columbia, as a tribute to the rich indigenous heritage both countries share. Then, one Detour helps racers find their passion, and they struggle to find the beauty in the beautiful game of soccer as they race into the night, to avoid being eliminated from the race.
The 10 remaining teams competing for the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history are:
- Brent and Sean - Brothers - Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S.
- Brian and Cynthia - Married - Winnipeg
- Dana and Amanda - Co-workers - St. John's, N.L.
- Dujean and Leilani - Exes - Toronto and Halifax, N.S.
- Gino and Jesse - Brothers - Hamilton
- Hamilton and Michaelia - Engaged - Centreville, N.S.
- Neil and Kristin - Father and daughter - Burlington, Ont.
- Nic and Sabrina - Dating - Montréal
- Nick and Matt - Wrestling Teammates - Newmarket, Ont. and Stouffville, Ont.
- Simi and Ope - Father and daughter - Burnaby, B.C.
For more on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, fans can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for exclusive content, including team videos, bios, full episodes, sneak peeks, and extras.
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Racer Twitter Accounts:
Brent - @brentasweeney
Sean - @SeanASweeney
Brian and Cynthia - @BrianCynthia_MB
Dana - @dana7h
Amanda - @amj839
Dujean - @Ruthlessraze1
Leilani - @leilanimayaross
Gino - @g_montani
Jesse - @jessemontani
Hamilton - @HamCElliott
Michaelia - @MichaeliaDrever
Max - @MaxAltamuro
Elias - @eliastheodorou
Neil - @Race_Dad
Kristin - @sincerley_kris
Nic and Sabrina - @Nic_SabrinaTARC
Nick - @asylum1240
Matt - @mattrlp123
Simi - @simifaq
Ope - @O_Siyoyo
Susan - @hayresk13
Sharnjit - @Sharnkgill
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