Amazing Race Host to set an Amazing ride

February 26th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Amazing Race LogoPhil Keogha, The Amazing Race host is now ready for an amazing ride, which he is going to multitask a bicycle trip across America.

The native of New Zealand, said he’s cycling cross-country to encourage people to pursue a healthy life. He also intends to spotlight the battle against multiple sclerosis, a cause he’s supported for several years.

Mr Keoghan will set off from Los Angeles on March 28 and end in New York on May 9. The day before the ‘Amazing Race’ season finale airs on CBS, the network said Wednesday. Even plans an of average 100 miles a day.

‘I feel like where we’re at in the economy, the bicycle is a pretty good solution to helping people’s waistlines, wallets and the environment,’ Mr Keoghan said by phone from Auckland during a visit to his homeland.

‘This is saying to people, look, it’s time to make a choice in your life. We have way too much obesity and way too many people sitting back and not getting involved in life,’ he said.

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