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03.28.2019

A FORMER COLLEGE QUARTERBACK ATTEMPTS TO OUTRUN THE YOUNGEST SPARTAN RACE WINNER IN HISTORY, ON “MILLION DOLLAR MILE,” WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Hosted by Former College Football Champion and NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow

Matt “Money” Smith and Maria Taylor Serve as Play-by-Play Commentators

No One Can Beat Me” – A former college quarterback attempts to outrun the youngest Spartan race winner ever, and a professional dancer goes toe-to-toe with a six-time obstacle course race world champion, on MILLION DOLLAR MILE, Wednesday, April 3 (9:01-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The series is hosted by former college football champion and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, with Matt “Money” Smith and Maria Taylor serving as play-by-play commentators.

Following are the runners featured in the episode:

LOGAN COHEN

HOMETOWN: New York

Age 28

 

 

DASHON JOHNSON

HOMETOWN: San Diego, Calif.

Age 31

 

 

KELLEN PAGEL

HOMETOWN: Strongsville, Ohio

Age 28

 

 

AMIR YORKE

HOMETOWN: Los Angeles

Age 21

Following are MILLION DOLLAR MILE Defenders:

 

EMMA CHAPMAN

The Mighty Kiwi”

Age 30

 

HOMETOWN: Christchurch, New Zealand

 

CURRENT CITY: Richmond, Ky.

 

Emma is the reigning Tough Mudder X World Champion and a former member of the New Zealand women’s soccer national team. Strong and quick, her endurance and killer grip strength have helped her win numerous CrossFit competitions and qualify three times as a CrossFit Regional athlete.

 

 

 

 

 

VEEJAY JONES

The Prodigy”

Age 20

 

HOMETOWN: Lakeview Terrace, Calif.

 

CURRENT CITY: Los Angeles

 

 

Since 2015, Veejay has held the record as the youngest Spartan Race winner in history. This powerhouse, whose six-times-a-week workouts consist of running mountains, weight training and bouldering, can run a sub-five-minute mile and deadlift twice his body weight. He is currently the American OCR 3k Short Course Champion.

 

 

 

HUNTER MCINTYRE

The Sheriff”

Age 29

 

 

HOMETOWN: New York, N.Y.

 

CURRENT CITY: Malibu, Calif.

 

 

Malibu Pro Athlete and model Hunter McIntyre is one of the most dominant athletes in the sport of OCR. He is the reigning Tough Mudder X World Champion (2017 and 2018), holds six world OCR titles and is one of the highest paid obstacle course racers in the world.

 

 

 

 

ORLA WALSH

The Vermaniac”

Age 32

 

 

HOMETOWN: St. Albans, Vt.

 

CURRENT CITY: Burlington, Vt.

 

A Vermont native and self-proclaimed “rough chick,” Orla’s speed, strength and endurance helped earn her the childhood nickname “The Vermaniac” for devouring her competitors. The Spartan Pro and CrossFit enthusiast is also a real-life hero who saves lives and helps others as a flight nurse.

 

 

 

 

MILLION DOLLAR MILE comes from executive producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan with Fly on the Wall Entertainment, Lee Metzger and LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson Phil Byron with SpringHill Entertainment, as well as Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television.

CHEAT TWEET: A former college quarterback attempts to outrun the youngest @SpartanRace race winner ever on #MillionDollarMile 4/3 9:01/8:01c on @CBS w/ host @TimTebow & commentators @mattmoneysmith @MariaTaylor http://bit.ly/2U0Uxha

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CBS Tweet:

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Defenders on Instagram:

Emma Chapman

@emmaharry57

Max Fennell

@maxfennell

Rebecca Hammond

@becchamm

VeeJay Jones

@veejay_jones

Robert Killian

@robert_killian

Hunter McIntyre

@huntthesheriff

Erik Mukhametshin

@erik3run

Faye Stenning

@fayestenning_ocr

Isaiah Vidal

@isaiahvidal

Orla Walsh

@orlawalsh16

Defenders on Twitter:

Max Fennell

@maxfennell

Hunter McIntyre

@huntthesheriff

Erik Mukhametshin

@erik_3run

Cast and Crew on Social Media:

 

Twitter

Instagram

Tim Tebow

@TimTebow

@TimTebow

Matt “Money” Smith

@mattmoneysmith

@realmattmoneysmith

Maria Taylor

@MariaTaylor 

@mariataylor

LeBron James

@KingJames

@KingJames

Maverick Carter

@mavcarter

@mavcarter

Allison Grodner

@agrodner22

@grodner22

Fly on The Wall Entertainment

@flyonthewallent

@flyonthewallent

Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television

@warnerbrostv

@warnerbrostv

Press Contacts:

Julie Holland

818-655-1594

Julie.holland@cbs.com

Christine Park

818-655-1597

Christine.park@cbs.com

Photo Contacts:

Amanda Beane

818-655-1545

Amanda.beane@cbs.com

Gail Schulman

212-975-0897

Gail.schulman@cbs.com