I did not plan to watch "The Amazing Race
When I discovered that teams would be in
Then there's the website http://www.ctv.ca/theamazingracecanada.
After viewing the second programme, I was hooked. The format closely followed the American version complete with music and a cast that included gay cowboys, cutesy sisters, an "older" celebrity couple, someone with an illness, newlyweds and young man with prosthetic limbs who had served in the military. Nonetheless, the show had a true north strong and free feel to it.
As I thought about potential future content, I became excited, not for the programme or the participants, but rather to see more of
I was excited for this week's programme. Racers were in the Canadian NWT and the Yukon. It did not disappoint. I'm not a fan of the cold, however, I found it to be spectacularly scenic and different. It makes me want to travel there for a visit. I think I'll add it to my bucket list.
*Note...I have been to the Yukon by train from Alaska...another world. I loved it.
Next week teams travel to Regina. I haven't been there and look forward to seeing more of it in the Amazing Race Canada.
As much as I admire the strength, courage and stamina of all the teams, I'm cheering for the "older couple" Joanne and Hal. After all, how many of us grew up watching their lifestyle tips? The Body Break commercials have become part of