Bill Alden from "The Amazing Race 2011" is one of the contestants on Season 19 of the CBS reality competition series. He is a 63-year-old retired teacher who is currently a farmer and rancher in Albany, Oregon. He is teamed up with his wife, Cathi Alden.

Here is an interview with Bill Alden ("Amazing Race 19"):

Describe what you do: I raise crops/animals, golf, travel, fix things, golf, build things in the shop, golf, exercise and did I mention golf?

How will these skills help you win The Race? I'll kick butt in a golf challenge.

Three words to describe you: Procrastinator, tidy and worrisome.

Favorite hobbies: Building things, gardening and biking.

What famous person reminds you of yourself? Daniel Boone.

What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Margaret Thatcher.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Cathi and my three children.

What scares you most about traveling? Not taking enough pictures.

What excites you most about traveling? The sights, cultures, people, lifestyles, etc.

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: Sometimes her feelings get hurt when I suggest that she's not correct. We need to have a way to defuse this.

Pet peeve about your teammate: She throws my things away without asking!

What country and place would you most like to visit and why? I'd like to go to the Amazon or Brazil and see the rainforest.

What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope to gain excellent memories, new friends and have a fantastic time with my wife.


Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: ∼68 years old
Current Residence: Albany, OR
Wife: Cathi Alden

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