"BodyBreak" Fitness Icons and Incisive Married Doctors are the Latest Teams Announced for CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

"BodyBreak" Fitness Icons and Incisive Married Doctors are the Latest Teams 
Announced for CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA 
- In total, nine "amazing" teams to compete in The Race, with the remaining 
final two pairings to be announced tomorrow - 
- THE AMAZING RACE CANADA premieres Monday, July 15 - 
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TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - CTV cleared two more teams today for takeoff 
for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, the hottest competition series of the summer. 
Hosted by Olympic Champion Jon Montgomery (@jrmonty12), the next two teams 
joining seven others at the starting line in the awe-inspiring, all-Canadian 
race around the country are married "Body Break" fitness icons Hal and Joanne, 
from Oakville, ON; and Holly and Brett, married doctors from Montreal, QC, who 
are as sharp as scalpels and have studied The Race for years. Previously 
announced teams include dating couple Kristen and Darren, brothers Jody and 
Cory, twins Treena and Tennille, and two sets of best friends - Jet and Dave, 
and Jamie and Pierre. All teams will compete for the historic half a million 
dollar grand prize with the final two pairings announced tomorrow (June 27). 
Set to anchor CTV's Summer 2013 schedule, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA airs Mondays 
at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 15 on CTV and live on CTV Mobile visit CTV.ca 
to confirm local broadcast times). 
**Media Note** Download artwork for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA at BellMediaPR.ca 
Below are the next two teams announced to compete in THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. 
Click on the team names for detailed bios and photography. 
HAL and JOANNE - Married "BodyBreak" Fitness Icons 
Name: Hal Johnson
Age: 57
Hometown: Oakville, ON
Current occupation: TV Personality - Fitness Promotion
Twitter: @bodybreak #Bodybreak 
Name: Joanne McLeod
Age: 54
Hometown: Oakville, ON
Current occupation: TV Personality - Fitness Promotion
Twitter: @bodybreak #Bodybreak 
Motto: "Keep fit and have fun." 
How will they plan to win the Race: "Our strategy is to be as patient as 
possible, not get ahead of ourselves, allow for each other's strengths to be 
utilized, listen, and be persistent." 
HOLLY and BRETT - Married Doctors 
Name: Brett Burstein
Age: 33
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Current occupation: Paediatrician
Twitter: @teampeds, #hollyandbrett 
Name: Holly Agostino
Age: 33
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Current occupation: Paediatrician
Twitter: @teampeds, #hollyandbrett 
Motto: "Total focus, eyes on the prize!" 
How will they plan to win the Race: "Be cunning and resourceful - we are pros 
at functioning under pressure no matter what the conditions." 
Thousands of teams have entered, but only one team will run away with the 
historic grand prize for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. Valued at more than half a 
million dollars including $250,000 in cash, the prize also features the 
opportunity to fly free for a year for two anywhere Air Canada flies worldwide 
(175 destinations) in Executive First Class (based on 10 trips for two), and 
two 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingrays. In total, the prize is equal to 167,224 
hockey pucks, 178,572 cans of beer, and 33,356 half-liter jars of pure 
Canadian maple syrup. 
With the knowledge that most Canadians have not travelled beyond their own 
province, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA gives Canadians the opportunity to race 
around Canada and discover the country they love in a once-in-a-lifetime 
adventure. Teams will race to the finish line, criss-crossing up to 23,000 
kilometres. A stunning depiction of the Canadian fabric, the teams will travel 
through both the country's urban centres as well as the most remote outposts 
in the land, all while exploring its broad cultural and ethnic diversity, 
wildlife, and iconic landmarks. Fans are encouraged to follow @AmazingRaceCDA 
and stay tuned to the CTV Facebook page for updates. 
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA will also air TSN on Tuesdays at 12 a.m. ET/PT 
beginning July 16, on RDS2 Wednesdays at 6 p.m. ET beginning July 17, and TSN2 
on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 17, as well as on demand across 
CTV's digital platforms: includingCTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV Mobile 
channel on Bell Mobile TV, and through video on demand partners such as Bell 
Fibe TV following the broadcast. 
The four top-tier sponsors for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Air Canada, 
BlackBerry(®), INTERAC(®), and Chevrolet Canada. 
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is based on THE AMAZING RACE, the nine-time, Emmy® 
award-winning, hit program created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri 
that premiered in 2001 in the United States. van Munster, Doganieri, and Mark 
Vertullo are executive producers for Worldrace Productions, a division of 
Profiles Television. Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman are executive 
producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television. The program is produced in 
association with ABC Studios. The U.S. version of THE AMAZING RACE was a Top 3 
series last fall on CTV and is this season's #1 reality program in Canada with 
an average audience of 2.7 million viewers. 
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA will be the 12(th) international version to launch 
outside of the United States, joining Asia, Australia, Brazil, China, France, 
Israel, Latin America, Norway, Philippines, Ukraine and Vietnam as territories 
with an original THE AMAZING RACE production. 
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA will be produced by Insight Productions in association 
with CTV and with the support of Profiles Television. Executive Producers for 
Insight Productions are John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby, and Supervising 
Producer is Mark Lysakowski. Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri are 
executive producers for Profiles Television. Robin Johnston is the CTV 
Production Executive. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent 
Production, Bell Media. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, 
CTV Networks. Phil King is President, CTV Programming and Sports. 
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: 
Twitter: @CTV_PR @CTV_Television @AmazingRaceCDA
#RaceCDA @AirCanada @chevrolet  
Facebook: facebook.com/ctv 
About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned and co-produced some of Canada's most-watched and 
most-acclaimed original programming, while working with the best Canadian 
independent producers in the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success 
stories SAVING HOPE, THE LISTENER, and MOTIVE, the #1 new Canadian series of 
the 2012/13 season. Premiering this summer are relationship comedy 
SATISFACTION and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, a Canadian-produced, complementary 
version of the hit international series. To premiere later in the 2013/14 
season are the drama series PLAYED, multi-cam office comedy SPUN OUT, and hit 
international format MASTERCHEF CANADA. Among the scripted series on Bell 
Media specialty channels are the two-time Emmy®-nominated hit DEGRASSI, the 
recently renewed ORPHAN BLACK, and upcoming drama BITTEN. Bell Media specialty 
channels are also home to reality series PANIC BUTTON and BRAVE NEW GIRL, game 
shows MATCH GAME and POP QUIZ, and factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, and LAST 
CAR STANDING. In total, Bell Media ordered 27 new original Canadian series in 
2012, and put 35 scripted projects into development. 
About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality 
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been 
Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years in a row. CTV 
is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading 
assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, 
NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about 
CTV can be found on the network's website at CTV.ca. 
About Insight Production Company Ltd.
Insight Production Company Ltd., headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby has 
become an industry leader in the creative development, financing and 
production of highly rated television programs and cutting edge multiplatform 
content for the global market in every genre. Since 1979, it has been 
recognized for its reputation for outstanding quality as the recipient of 
numerous International awards, including multiple Gemini's. The company has 
created thousands of hours of groundbreaking television that continues to be 
broadcast over major networks worldwide. For more information visit 
www.insighttv.com. 
Jacqui VanSickle, CTV, 416.384.5091 orJacqueline.vansickle@bellmedia.ca Jim 
Quan, CTV, 416.384.5311 orjim.quan@bellmedia.ca Cary Mignault, Unit 
Publicity Manager, Insight Productions,  416-435-9295,cmignault@insighttv.com 
Image with caption: "L-R: Hal and Joanne (CNW Group/CTV)". Image available at: 
 http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130626_C3398_PHOTO_EN_28522.jpg 
Image with caption: "L-R: Holly and Brett (CNW Group/CTV)". Image available 
at:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130626_C3398_PHOTO_EN_28523.jpg 
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