“For the second year in a row, “The Amazing Race Canada” is the most-watched Canadian TV show in the country.” – HUFFPOST TV February 26, 2015
‘If the race ever comes to Canada we are applying’ was the ongoing mantra of Tim Sr.’s wife, Sheryl. She has been an ardent fan of The Amazing Race and has long desired to participate. When the race did arrive in Canada and she learned that both she and Tim Sr. could not leave their teenage twins at home alone for an extended period of time, she became the first fan of ‘The Tim’s’. She insisted that they apply and was convinced that they would get an interview.
And thus an epic adventure was put into play for Tim Sr. and Tim Jr. Racing across Canada The Tim’s were the error prone, chronically behind dark horses. They were the come from behind Cinderella story that no one expected to happen. Yet they persevered, overcoming not only their own failings but also Tim Sr.’s Parkinson’s. In the final episode they amazed the viewing audience with an attention to detail that ultimately won them the championship.
From Vancouver, British Columbia to Cape Spear, Newfoundland and Labrador; from Iqaluit Nunavut to Regina, Saskatchewan The Amazing Race Canada showcased the beauty of Canada and the spirit of those who truly believe, ‘You can do more than you think you can. You just have to be wiling to try!’
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