'Amazing Race 25' cast: Bethany Hamilton, 'Survivor' alums and more

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amazing-race-season-25-teams-bethany-hamilton-survivor.jpgCBS has announced the 11 teams of two that will race around the world on the 25th season of "The Amazing Race" this fall. Among the new cast are professional surfer Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam, professional wrestlers Robbie E. Strauss and Brooke Adams and "Survivor" alums Whitney Duncan and Keith Tollefson.

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Season 25 introduces a new twist to the game -- The Save. The team that finishes first on the first leg of the race will be awarded a save that they can use at any point in the game if they come in last and face elimination.

"The Amazing Race" moves to Fridays this fall, premiering Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. The 11 teams are as follows:

Name: Adam Dirks
Age: 26
Hometown: Princeville, Hawaii
Connection to teammate: Married

Name: Bethany Hamilton
Age: 24
Hometown: Princeville, Hawaii
Connection to teammate: Married
Follow on Twitter: @bethanyhamilton


Name: Maya Warren
Age: 29
Hometown: Madison, Wis. 
Connection to teammate: Food scientist and friend/co-worker
Follow on Twitter: @MayaWarren

Name: Amy DeJong
Age: 24
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
Connection to teammate: Food scientist and friend/co-worker
Follow on Twitter: @AmyEDeJong

 
Name: Dennis Hour
Age: 30
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Follow on Twitter: @DennisHour

Name: Isabelle Du
Age: 28
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Follow on Twitter: @isabelledu

 
Name: Brooke Adams
Age: 29
Hometown: Houston, Texas 
Connection to teammate: Dating
Follow on Twitter: @realbrookeadams

Name: Robbie E. Strauss
Age: 30
Hometown: Woodbridge, N.J.
Connection to teammate: Dating
Follow on Twitter: @robbieeimpact


Name: Whitney Duncan
Age: 29
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
Connection to teammate: Engaged
Follow on Twitter: @whitneyduncan

Name: Keith Tollefson
Age: 29
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
Connection to teammate: Engaged
Follow on Twitter: @keithtollefson

 
Name: Kym Perfetto
Age: 30
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Connection to teammate: Friends
Follow on Twitter: @kymnonstop

Name: Alli Forsythe
Age: 26
Hometown: New York
Connection to teammate: Friends
Follow on Twitter: @alliforsythe


Name: Lisa Thomson
Age: 28
Hometown: Miami Beach, Fla.
Connection to teammate: Sisters
Follow on Twitter: @LisaAThomson

Name: Michelle Thomson
Age: 22
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Connection to teammate: Sisters
Follow on Twitter: @IsellMiami

 
Name: Michael Ward
Age: 40
Hometown: Boston, Mass. 
Connection to teammate: Friend and fellow firefighter

Name: Scott Strazzullo
Age: 39
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
Connection to teammate: Friend and fellow firefighter


Name: Misti Raman
Age: 36
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Connection to teammate: Married

Name: Jim Raman
Age: 37
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Connection to teammate: Married

 
Name: Shelley Porter
Age: 42
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Connection to teammate: Mother

Name: Nici Porter
Age: 24
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Connection to teammate: Daughter
Follow on Twitter: @PrettyEyesRTB

 
Name: Timothy Tsao
Age: 23
Hometown: Pasadena, Calif. 
Connection to teammate: Dating

Name:  Te Jay McGrath
Age: 24
Hometown: Pasadena, Calif. 
Connection to teammate:  Dating
Photo/Video credit: CBS