Winners Cross 'The Amazing Race' Finish Line

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- LaKisha Hoffman and Jen Hoffman rode past the Harlem Globetrotters to win "The Amazing Race."

The sisters, both coaches originally from Chicago, crossed the finish line first in Sunday's finale to win the CBS reality series' $1 million grand prize.

The sisters never came in first on any leg of the around-the-world race, but they overcame Globetrotters teammates Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton and Herbert "Flight Time" Lang to win the final leg.

The pair of athletic teams battled for the top spot after traveling from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Miami, Fla. Father-and-daughter duo Gary and Mallory Erwin lingered in third place after their taxi driver became lost.

The 18th edition featured 11 teams of veteran contestants who had never won the show's grand prize.


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