|Bates & Anthony|
|Members|| Jonathan Battaglia|
|Birth Dates|| December 13, 1975 (Bates)|
August 15, 1979 (Anthony)
|Age|| 37 (Bates)|
|Hometown||Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Countries raced|| |
Jonathan "Bates" Battaglia and Anthony Battaglia are a team of Hockey Brothers on the 22nd season of The Amazing Race.
- Name: Bates Battaglia
- Age: 36
- Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
- Connection to your teammate: Brother
- Current occupation: Former Professional Hockey Player
- Describe what you do: Played professional hockey and own a bar on the side. Played for Carolina *Hurricanes, Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs.
- 3 words to describe you: Competitive, strong-willed and confident.
- Favorite hobbies: Golf, hiking and TV
- What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Playing in the Stanley Cup Finals.
- What famous person reminds you of yourself? Myself.
- What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Prince William.
- What scares you most about traveling? The language barrier.
- What excites you most about traveling? Seeing new things and meeting new people.
- Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: We are close but we fight at times and are competitive with each other.
- Pet peeve about your teammate: He's lazy.
- What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Italy and Scotland, because I'm Italian and Scottish.
- What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I think it would be a great way to see the world while having fun and competing.
- Age: 33
- Current Residence: Raleigh, NC
- Connection to your teammate: Brother
- Current occupation: Professional Hockey Player. I currently play for the Huntsville Havoc.
- Describe what you do: I'm a professional hockey player and bar owner on the side.
- Three words to describe you: Strong-willed, loud and athletic.
- Favorite hobbies: Bowling, TV & movies and extreme sports.
- What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I've played in 600 pro hockey games and won a championship this past season with the New Jersey Outlaws.
- What famous person reminds you of yourself? Prince William.
- What famous person reminds you of your teammate? He is famous! He played in the NHL.
- What scares you most about traveling? Flying and being around strangers.
- What excites you most about traveling? Going to new places.
- Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: We are very competitive with each other and we always try to beat each other at everything.
- Pet peeve about your teammate: He is always putting me down.
- What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Italy, because it is so beautiful and my grandparents are from there.
- What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I want to show my brother that I can win. Plus, the prizes would be nice.
The Amazing Race 22
|Bates & Anthony's Race History|
|Episode||Leg||Destination(s)|| Detour Choice|
|1||1||United States → French Polynesia||No Detour||Anthony||2 of 11|||
|2||2||French Polynesia||Pick a Pearl / Take a Trunk||Anthony||1 of 10|
|3||3||French Polynesia → New Zealand||Rev It Up / Reel It In||Anthony||3 of 9|
|4||4||New Zealand → Indonesia||Sandy Bottom / Fruity Top||Bates||7 of 9|
|5||5||Indonesia → Vietnam||Make Your Move / Make Your Meal||Anthony||4 of 8|
|6||6||Vietnam → Botswana||Fire / Fowl||Bates||1 of 7|
|7||7||Botswana||Used Fast Forward||1 of 7►|
|8||8||Botswana → Switzerland||No Detour||Bates||1 of 6|
|9||9||Switzerland → Germany||Train Trials / Font Follies||Anthony||4 of 5|
|10||10||Germany → United Kingdom||Tasty Puddin' / Whiskey Rollin'||Bates||2 of 5⊂|
|11||11||United Kingdom||Tray It / Spray It||Anthony||2 of 4|
|12||United Kingdom → United States||No Detour||Bates||1 of 3|
1: Leg 1 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to perform the second one.
- Greg Wyshynski at Yahoo! Sports (01/24/2013): "Puck Daddy chats with Bates Battaglia about 'The Amazing Race' and being the dumb hockey playing brothers team"
- Brian Stubits at CBSSports.com (02/11/2013): "Q & A: Bates and Anthony Battaglia talk about being on Amazing Race"
- John Liberty at mlive.com (02/14/2013): "The Amazing Race and Michigan: Former hockey player Anthony Battaglia talks about 'crazy ride' on CBS show"
- Joyce Eng at TV Guide Online (05/06/2013): "We Were Confident We'd Be First"
- Gina Scarpa at Reality Wanted (05/06/2013): "The Amazing Race 22: Exclusive Interview with Winners Bates and Anthony Battaglia"
- Elizabeth Kwiatkowski at Reality TV World (05/06/2013): "Exclusive: Bates Battaglia and Anthony Battaglia talk The Amazing Race" [Parts 1 & 2]
- Elimination Interviews at CBS.com (05/06/2013): "Winners' Interview: Bates & Anthony"
- Kimberly Nordyke at The Hollywood Reporter (05/06/2013): "Amazing Race Season 22 Winners Reveal Plans for Their $1 Million Prize"
- Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (05/10/2013): "This season's winners joke a lot about intellectual deficiencies"
- Harry Thompson at USA Hockey Magainze (May 2013): "Simply Amazing: Battaglia Brothers Win The Amazing Race"
- Sheldon Sherman at Yakkity Yaks (05/06/2013): "The Amazing Race: The Yak Chats with Winners – Anthony and Bates"
- Rob Cesternino & Jessica Liese at RHAP (11/17/2013): "Amazing Race 23 Episode 8 Recap with Bates Battaglia: One Hot Camel"
Social Media Profiles
- Bates's Twitter: @BatesBattaglia
- Bates's Wikipedia page: Bates Battaglia
- Anthony's Facebook: /anthony.battaglia.104
- Anthony's Twitter: @Fazo11
- Anthony's Wikipedia page: Anthony Battaglia
|The Amazing Race 22 Teams|