Police officers Shane Haw and Andrew Thoday have won series two of The Amazing Race Australia.
The two pocketed the $250,000 prize money, defeating alpha males” Paul and Steve and twin cheerleaders Michelle and Jo placing third on Fraser Island.
“The adrenalin rush running into the final pit stop with that chest in our grasp and the other contestants cheering for us was exhilarating. To win is absolutely mind blowing. I am very proud of Shane and myself,” said Thoday, 44.
35 year old Thoday added, the prize money will “smash the mortgage and get the kids into a good school”.
The episode wrapped a successful second season for Seven, which again won positive acclaim from fans of the show. The casting delivered rivalry all the way to the finish line, especially between second and third placed teams.
Seven is already casting for a third season.