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‘Amazing Race’ cast highlighted by two ‘Survivor’ winners

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CBS announced the full cast for this season of their hit reality competition, The Amazing Race today. For the show’s tenth season, the competition will include a new penalty called “Hazard” that will hurt a chosen team right from the starting line, according to CBS. Survivor winners Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca, who are dating, will compete together, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Also joining the cast are two Olympic snowboarders Andy Finch and Tommy Czeschin and Marcus Pollard, a former NFL tight end who will compete with his wife. Zac Sutherland, who became famous for being the youngest person to sail solo around the world, will be joined on the show by his father. The show, which is hosted by Phil Keoghan, starts in Southern California and plans to take the cast to locations as diverse as Indonesia and Denmark. It premieres on Sep. 25 at 8:00 PM. Catch a preview of the show here: