New this season in the Reality TV Hangover lineup is our weekly Amazing Race Canada Power Rankings. Jenny and Colin will go head-to-head weekly by ranking the teams of The Amazing Race Canada Season 5 - and at the end of the season, we will declare a winner! How, you ask? By tallying two different scores: 1) How many of our weekly picks match the placement in the following week's leg of the race, and 2) How many times we ranked a team in the place they actually finish. Each correct pick will be worth a point. Shouldn't we have started this last week? Yes definitely, but you know us, our lives get in the way sometimes. No points for anyone in Leg 1.
After reading/watching the preseason cast bios and diving into the first episode, which saw our ten teams travel from St. John's, Newfoundland to Vancouver, BC, we are both feeling incredibly confident about our picks. (Hey we're Canadian, that must give us some authority here.) After the first episode and the [spoiler alert] elimination of Funeral Directors/Mother-and-Son Deb & Aaron, here's how we would rank the teams, along with a quick take on each: