Engaged couple Josh Kilmer-Purcell and
Brent Ridge on Sunday won The Amazing Race season 21.
After the elimination of 7 teams, the
men emerged victorious in Sunday's 2-hour season finale.
Kilmer-Purcell and Ridge star in their
own reality series, The Fabulous Beekman Boys. After two
seasons on cabler Planet Green, the series has moved to the Cooking
The duo were considered underdogs for
most of the race. They narrowly escaped elimination to make it to the
The New York couple beat out teams of
Lexi Beerman and Trey Wier, a couple from Texas, and Jaymes Vaughan
and James Davis, Chippendale dancers and best friends.
“This race has really brought us back
together again,” Kilmer-Purcell said. “I've had to work in the
city and he's on the farm. So winning this race will actually bring
us physically together again … for the next 50 years.”
While the reality show has often
included teams with gay members, a gay couple has not won the race
since 2003. Reichen Lehmkuhl and Chip Arndt won the 4th
season of Amazing Race. They remain the first and, so far,
only gay couple to win the competition. Lehmkuhl went on to appear
on cabler Logo's reality series The A-List: New York.
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