The Amazing Raceis about to embark on its 23rd sprint around the world, and hostPhil Keoghanwill welcome11 new teams on 35,000 mile, $1 million journey.Meet the cast! See photos of Amazing Race's new teamsThe Emmy Award-winning series will bring back ...

The Amazing Race is about to embark on its 23rd sprint around the world, and host Phil Keoghan will welcome11 new teams on 35,000 mile, $1 million journey.

Meet the cast! See photos of Amazing Race's new teams

The Emmy Award-winning series will bring back the Double Express Pass the series introduced last season. Whoever is the first team to check in at the first pit stop will earn two Express Passes, one which they keep and another which they must give to a different team by the end of the fifth leg of the race.

So who will brave paragliding in Chile, a freezing plunge in Norway and Formula One racing in Abu Dhabi? Check out all 11 teams below.

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The Amazing Race premieres Sunday, Sept. 29 at 8/7c on CBS.

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Name: Hoskote Venkatesh
Age: 60
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Current occupation: ER Doctor
Name: Naina Venkatesh
Age: 27
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Current occupation: Fitness Instructor
Connection: Father/daughter

Name: Jason Case
Age: 33
Hometown: Attleboro, Mass.
Current occupation: Owner of a Snowplow Company
Name: Amy Diaz
Age: 29
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
Current occupation: Social Media Manager
Connection: Dating

Name: Leo Temory
Age: 26
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: Entrepreneur/Restaurateur
Name: Jamal Zadran
Age: 26
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: CEO/Owner of Z.I.G.(Zadran Investment Group)
Connection: Cousins

Name: Tim Wiyninger
Age: 26
Hometown: Cordell, Okla.
Current occupation: Oilfield Plant Operator
Name: Daniel "Danny" Merkey
Age: 25
Hometown: Cordell, Okla.
Current occupation: Oil Field Operator
Connection: Best friends

Name: Rowan Joseph
Age: 56
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Current occupation: Actor, Producer, Director and Voiceover Artist
Name: Shane Partlow
Age: 47
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Current occupation: Actor/ Producer
Connection: Theater performers. They call themselves the "Queens of Bingo."

Name: Brandon Squyres
Age: 34
Hometown: Chico, Calif.
Current occupation: Contractor
Name: Adam Switzer
Age: 34
Hometown: Chico, Calif.
Current occupation: Eco-friendly farmer
Connection: Childhood friends

Name: Allison "Ally" Mello
Age: 22
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: The NHL's L.A. Kings Ice Crew Girl
Name: Ashley Covert
Age: 25
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: The NHL's L.A. Kings Ice Crew Girl
Connection: L.A. Kings ice ccew

Name: Nicole Jasper
Age: 39
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current occupation: ER Physician
Name: Travis Jasper
Age: 43
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current occupation: ER Physician
Connection: Married ER doctors

Name: Nicole "Nicky" Getz
Age: 27
Hometown: Splits time between Kansas City and Troy, Mich.
Current occupation: Training to be a Pilates Instructor/Baseball Wife (married to Kansas City Royals' Chris Getz)
Name: Kim DeJesus
Age: 32
Hometown: Chicago
Current occupation: Baseball Wife (married to the Tampa Bay Rays' David DeJesus
Connection: Baseball Wives

Name: Timothy Sweeney
Age: 32
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
Current occupation: Sports Marketing
Name: Marie "Reebs" Mazzocchi
Age: 29
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
Current occupation: Fitness Trainer/Gym Owner
Connection: Exes

Name: Chester Pitts II
Age: 33
Hometown: Missouri City, Texas
Current occupation: Sports Analyst for "Texans Insider," Executive Consultant for ZT Wealth and Altus HMS.
Name: Ephraim Salaam
Age: 36
Hometown: Studio City, Calif.
Current occupation: Co-host of "Fox Sports Live."
Connection: Former NFL Teammates



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