The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 premiered last October 13 on AXN and the Philippines’ two teams completed the first race leg in the highly anticipated launch of the Race at the National Monument in Jakarta. 11 teams from 6 different countries started out the first leg and was reduced to 9 when two of the participating teams weren’t able to make it when they were disqualified immediately in the race. Celebrity host Allan Wu revealed a surprise and shocking twist at the starting line.
For Filipino fans, it was great to know that teams of husband-and-wife team Eric & Rona Tai and beauty queens Parul Shah and Maggie Wilson made it 4th and 7th during the last minute of the race. Let’s follow their journey on the next episodes to see if they were able to snagged that USD100,000 ultimate prize.
The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 airs every Thursday on AXN at 9PM on Cable Link Channel 38, Cignal Digital TV Channel 61, Global Destiny Cable Channel 61, Dream Channel 20, GSat Channel 51, and SKYCable Channel 49. For an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Race, check out www.AXN-Asia.com/TARA or join the conversation on Facebook at TheAmazingRaceAsia/#AXNTARA.
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