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"Amazing Race" Announces "Unfinished Business" Cast

By admin Published: January 19, 2011

This round of the show, which premieres Feb. 20, brings back teams from recent seasons who intrigued viewers but did not win -- many from the 14th season. They include Gary and Mallory (Season 17), LaKisha and Jennifer (Season 14), Jet and Cord (the "Cowboys," Season 16), Jaime and Cara, also Season 14), Herb and Nate (the Globetrotters, Season 15), Ron and Christina (Season 12), Kent and Vyxsin (Season 12), Zev and Justin (Season 15), Margie and Luke (Season 14), Mel and Mike (Season 14) and Amanda and Kris (Season 14).

Details about them after the jump.
Gary Ervin
Age: 53 Occupation: Owner of Ervin Cable Construction
Mallory Ervin
Age: 25
Hometown: Morganfield, Ky.
Occupation: Entertainer
Relationship: Father/Daughter
Previous Season/Result: Season 17/6th Place
Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Gary and Mallory were unable to avoid elimination after getting lost in Oman for over nine hours.

LaKisha Hoffman
Age: 30
Hometown: Chicago, Ill., currently residing in Bronx, N.Y.
Occupation: Basketball Coach
Jennifer Hoffman
Age: 26
Hometown: Chicago, Ill., currently residing in Louisville, Ky.
Occupation: Assistant Volleyball Coach at the University of Louisville
Relationship: Sisters
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/4th Place
Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": LaKisha and Jennifer missed out on a spot in the final three by minutes after stopping to use the restroom in China.

Jet McCoy
Age: 31
Hometown: Ada, Okla.
Occupation: Cowboy
Cord McCoy
Age: 30
Hometown: Ada, Okla.
Occupation: Cowboy
Relationship: Brothers
Previous Season/Result: Season 16/2nd Place
Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Jet and Cord fell behind during the final leg and couldn't recover, which ultimately led to a 2nd place finish to winners Dan and Jordan.

Amanda Blackledge
Age: 25
Hometown: Redwood City, Calif., currently residing in Pismo Beach, Calif.
Occupation: Laurus College Admissions
Kris Klicka
Age: 26
Hometown: San Diego, Calif., currently residing in Pismo
Beach, Calif.
Occupation: Insurance Agent
Relationship: Fiancée/Fiancé
Previous Season/Result: Season 14/8th Place
Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Amanda and Kris were unexpectedly u-turned in Siberia by Margie and Luke and were eliminated from the Race.

Jaime Edmondson

Age: 31

Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Occupation: Playboy Playmate

Cara Rosenthal

Age: 28

Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla.

Occupation: Government Relations Consultant/Law Student

Relationship: Former NFL Cheerleaders/Teammates

Previous Season/Result: Season 14/2nd Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": During the final leg, Jaime and Cara fell victim to a bad taxi driver in Hawaii and lost to Tammy and Victor.

Herb Lang

Age: 34

Hometown: Brinkley, Ark.

Occupation: Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Player

Nate Lofton

Age: 29

Hometown: New Orleans, La.

Occupation: Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Player

Relationship: Harlem Globetrotters Teammates

Previous Season/Result: Season 15/4th Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": The Globetrotters incurred a four hour penalty in Prague after failing to complete a Roadblock, which cost them a spot in the final three.

Ron Hsu

Age: 61

Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.

Occupation: Vice President

Christina Hsu

Age: 29

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Occupation: Consultant

Relationship: Father/Daughter

Previous Season/Result: Season 12/2nd Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": After struggling during their final leg in Alaska, Ron and Christina finished in 2nd place to TK and Rachel.

Kent Kaliber

Age: 35

Hometown: Louisville, Ky. currently residing in

Los Angeles, Calif.

Occupation: Print and Runway Model

Vyxsin Fiala

Age: 32

Hometown: Louisville, Ky. currently residing in

Los Angeles, Calif.

Occupation: Print and Runway Model

Relationship: Dating/Friends

Previous Season/Result: Season 12/5th Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Kent and Vyxsin self-destructed in Italy and were unable to fight back to stay in the game.

Zev Glassenberg

Age: 28

Hometown: Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Occupation: Actor

Justin Kanew
Age: 31

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Occupation: Film Producer

Relationship: Best friends

Previous Season/Result: Season 15/9th Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Zev and Justin finished in 1st place during their Cambodia leg, but quickly discovered that they had lost their passport and would not be able to continue in the Race.

Margie Adams

Age: 53

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Occupation: RN, BSN, Clinical Research Associate

Luke Adams

Age: 25

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Occupation: Motivational Speaker

Relationship: Mother/Son

Previous Season/Result: Season 14/3rd Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Margie and Luke entered the final challenge with a substantial lead, but quickly fell behind and finished in 3rd place.

Mel White

Age: 70

Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.

Occupation: Writer and activist

Mike White

Age: 40

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Occupation: Writer

Relationship: Father/Son

Previous Season/Result: Season 14/6th Place

Why they're returning for "Unfinished Business": Mike and Mel found themselves lost in Thailand courtesy of a bad taxi driver and were eliminated from the Race.

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