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The Amazing Race kicks off its 22nd season on February 11, with 22 new players comprising 11 new teams, all competing for a $1 million grand prize.

Among the cast members pictured and described below: two cancer survivors; a set of twins; and two relatives of screen legend John Wayne. Ready to meet the tandems?

Name: Idries Abdur-Rahman

Age: 36

Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

Current occupation: Ob/Gyn Physician

Name: Jamil Abdur-Rahman

Age: 36

Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

Current occupation: Ob/Gyn Physician

Connection: Twin Doctors

Name: Max Bichler

Age: 30

Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.

Current occupation: Cigar Sales

Name: Katie Bichler

Age: 24

Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.

Current occupation: Pharmacist

Connection: Newlyweds

Name: Mona Egender

Age: 33

Hometown: Castle Pines, Colo.

Current occupation: Captioner/Roller Derby Player

Name: Beth Bandimere

Age: 36

Hometown: Arvada, Colo.

Current occupation: Tech Support/Roller Derby Player

Connection: Roller Derby Moms

Name: Bates Battaglia

Age: 36

Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.

Current occupation: Former Professional Hockey Player (Played for the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes, »

- matt@mediavine.com (Matt Richenthal)

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