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Madison resident will compete in "The Amazing Race"

MADISON (WKOW) - A Wisconsin Army National Guard officer and his wife will compete in the latest installment of the CBS series "The Amazing Race."

Dave and Rachel Brown will be one of the 11 couples competing against each other for the prize money of $1 million. They will travel around the world during the show. The show is a combination of physical and mental challenges.

Major Brown has been in the service for 16 years in the Wisconsin guard and says a recent deployment to Iraq should help him with the challenge. He is assigned to the ROTC program at UW-Madison. After taking a trip to Sydney, Australia his wife pitched the idea about applying for the show.

The 20th season of the reality show premieres Sunday, February 19.

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