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Cormac and Nicole Miss the Mark and Are the Fourth Team Eliminated on CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA
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|August 6, 2014 01:30 AM EDT
- Alain and Audrey take the fifth leg, ending Natalie and Meaghan's
winning streak at four -
- Next week: Teams race to Winnipeg and try to keep Natalie and
Meaghan's game on ice -
- Fans can see exclusive extras including The Extended Mat Chat and more
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TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - It was a heart-breaking homecoming to
Canada for Cormac and Nicole, as their hopes of staying in the race
sank with the Yukon River rushing below. The son and mother team from
Winnipeg were the fourth team eliminated from the race, just one leg
before the Race would turn up in their hometown.
Cormac and Nicole fell far behind the pack when Nicole struggled at the
biathlon Roadblock, taking a whopping 22 attempts to shoot all five
targets. "I've always taught Cormac never to give up, and I could not
give up now," said Nicole at the Pit Stop, fighting back tears. "Never
gave up," added Cormac. "She did it."
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Episode 5 Recap
From the Pit Start in Macau, China, eight teams travelled over 11,000
kilometres back home to Canada to the mighty Yukon. Once there, teams
made their way to Sky High Ranch and chose from the sled dog challenge
or the camping site Detours. From the Detours, teams made their way to
the gruelling Roadblock, where they had to complete a Snow Bike
Biathlon. After cycling a one kilometre circuit, the participant had to
hit all five targets with only five rifle rounds. If a target is
missed, they had to cycle the course and try again until all five
targets were hit. From the Roadblock, teams made their way to a portage
challenge and canoed their way down the Yukon River to the Pit Stop.
Alain and Audrey became the first team on Season 2 other than Natalie
and Meaghan to win a leg, earning a trip to any of the Sun destinations
that Air Canada rouge flies, and $3,000 on their Scotiabank Gold
American Express card.
Tonight's episode will encore this week on TSN (Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 9 p.m. PT, and Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 12 a.m. ET and 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT), TSN2 (Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT), and CTV and CTV GO (Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 27 at 5 p.m. ET/PT - and is also now available on demand at CTV GO. All-new episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.
Viewers can also catch Cormac and Nicole live on CANADA AM (Weekdays at 6 a.m. ET), 104.5 CHUM FM (Weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), CP24 BREAKFAST (Weekdays 5:30 a.m. ET, and Saturday and Sunday at 7 a.m. ET), and THE SOCIAL (Weekdays at 1 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, Aug. 6, as they discuss their elimination from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. To see more of the race, including the Extended Mat Chat with Cormac
and Nicole, sneak peeks, special moments from the Race and more visit
Teams head east to Winnipeg where a rockin' Roadblock leaves racers at a
loss for words (Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO). At the Detour, teams hit the ice with hopes of
beating Natalie and Meaghan at their own game, and derailing them from
The seven remaining teams competing for the biggest grand prize in
Canadian television history are:
Pierre and Michel - Twin Brothers, Montreal
Alain and Audrey - Dating, Montreal
Mickey and Pete - Best Friends, Muskoka, Ont.
Sukhi and Jinder - Siblings, Terrace, B.C.
Natalie and Meaghan - Teammates, Scarborough, Ont. and Calgary
Rex and Bob - Engaged, Ashburn, Ont.
Ryan and Rob - Co-Workers, Vancouver
The four premier sponsors for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Air Canada, Chevrolet Canada, DQ Canada, and Scotiabank.
Commissioned by CTV, Season 2 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is produced by Insight Productions in association with CTV and with the
support of Profiles Television Productions.
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