The Amazing Race 15
1st Leg: 11th Place/Non-elimination leg *
2nd Leg: 7th Place
3rd Leg: 6th Place
4th Leg: 8th Place
5th Leg: 6th Place
6th Leg: 2nd Place
7th Leg: 6th Place/Eliminated **
* - Were issued a 2-hour penalty for losing two of their tourists on the way to the Pit Stop; however, since they arrived last and it was a non-elimination leg, they were allowed to check in immediately and the penalty time was assessed at the start of the following leg.
** - Maria & Tiffany failed to complete either Detour task and were issued a 24-hour penalty. Already in last place, Phil came out to their location and eliminated them.
7th Team Eliminated - 11/1/2009
Maria and Tiffany are one of the teams on the fifteenth season of The Amazing Race. Both are no stranger to the public eye, having toured the world and competed in numerous poker championships, recently being the last two women standing in last year’s World Series of Poker.
Maria Ho, 26, hails from Arcadia, CA, but was born in Taiwan. After graduating from the University of California–San Diego, she entered the poker circuit, while performing with her sister’s band. She is currently 33rd in the sport’s female earnings list.
Tiffany Michelle, 25, hails from Los Angeles, CA. A former stage actress and beauty queen, she first played poker with her fellow actors, and went on to play the sport professionally.