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Jody & Cory
Team Profile
Members Jody Mitic
Cory Mitic
Birth Dates January 3, 1977 (Jody)
April 14, 1981 (Cory)
Age 36 (Jody)
32 (Cory)
Hometown Ottawa, ON (Jody)
Edmonton, AB (Cory)
Relation Brothers
Occupation Army Sniper (Ret), Motivational Speaker (Jody)
Labour Relations Officer (Cory)

The Amazing Race Canada 1

Legs Competed 10
Placement 2nd

Jody & Cory are a team of Brothers on the 1st season of The Amazing Race Canada.


Jody MiticEdit

  • Age: 36 (Jan 3, 1977)
  • Hometown: Ottawa, ON
  • Connection to Teammate: Brother
  • Current Occupation: Army Sniper (Ret), Motivational Speaker
  • Nickname: Jo
  • Place of Birth: Kitchener, ON
  • Couldn’t live without: My motorcycle
  • Strengths: Military training, race car driving, long range firearms
  • Fears/Phobias: Eating weird stuff
  • Favourite travel destination: New Zealand

Cory MiticEdit

  • Age: 32 (April 14, 1981)
  • Hometown: Edmonton, AB
  • Connection to Teammate: Brother
  • Current Occupation: Labour Relations Officer
  • Nickname: n/a
  • Place of Birth: Kitchener, ON
  • Couldn’t live without: Family, friends, and good food
  • Good luck charm: My good will towards others
  • Strengths: Conflict resolution, singing, negotiations
  • Fears/Phobias: Falling, eating strange things
  • Favourite travel destination: Our old family cottage


Jody was a sniper for the Canadian forces, and while on duty in Afghanistan in 2007, he stepped on a land mine and lost both his legs below the knee. After an extraordinary recovery, Jody was running 5 km charity runs in a little over a year on his new prosthetic feet. “It’s obviously going to be a challenge,” Jody says of his prosthetics, “but we’re going to have to overcome that with determination.”

Cory was by Jody’s side during his recovery and then relocated to Alberta to take a job five years ago. The distance has been hard on the brothers and they’re looking forward to re-establishing their strong bond. “We’ll rely on each other to get the job done,” says Cory. “Our interaction will probably be laced with a lot of bleeps for the viewers at home, and comic relief, also quite a bit of fireworks,” says Jody.

Within a few months of returning home, Jody was reunited with one of the medics who evacuated him from Afghanistan. The two are now common law partners of five years and have two beautiful girls together. With the birth of his first daughter, Jody vowed to always strive to be a better person, someone his daughter would look up to and be proud to call Dad.

Motto: “They are the enemy and we shall destroy them.”

How will they plan to win The Race: Focus, hard work, calculated risk.

Number one roadblock as team: “Being patient and bringing the intensity down a little bit from red line.”


Team Mitic for Amazing Race Canada02:52

Team Mitic for Amazing Race Canada

Canada Season 1Edit

Race HistoryEdit

Jody & Cory's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Ontario → British Columbia Cory/Jody 7 of 9
2 2 British Columbia Draw It / Dance It Cory 3 of 8
3 3 British Columba → Alberta Lump by Lump / Bone by Bone Jody 5 of 7
4 4 Alberta → Northwest Territories → Yukon Yukon Supply Run / Klondike Gold Rush Cory 6 of 7
5 5 Yukon → Saskatchewan Brawn / Beauty Jody 4 of 6
6 6 Saskatchewan → Quebec Sculpt It / Spot It Cory 2 of 5 [1]
7 7 Quebec → Nunavut Harpoon Hunter / Igloo Builder Jody 1 of 5
8 8 Nunavut → Nova Scotia Surf / Turf Cory 1 of 4
9 9 Nova Scotia → Newfoundland and Labrador Tell a Tale / Wag a Tail Jody 1 of 4
10 10 Newfoundland and Labrador → Ontario Jody/Cory 2 of 3
     The team that finished in first place
     The team that finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team that finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that finished in last place and was supposed to be eliminated, but used the Save pass
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team that used the Fast Forward pass
ϵ The team that was awarded the Express Pass
ϵ The team that used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
Used the first U-Turn slot
Recipient of the first U-Turn slot
Used the second U-Turn slot due to the "Double U-Turn" twist
Recipient of the second U-Turn slot due to the "Double U-Turn" twist

1:Jody & Cory were tied with Holly & Brett for 2nd place, as they arrived on the mat at exactly the same time.

Memorable MomentsEdit

  • Hastily wrote their names next to the Flight #3 instead of Flight #2 on the sign up sheet.
  • Nearly losing a footrace to Kristen & Darren on the fourth leg.
  • Tying for 2nd place with Holly & Brett in a photo-finish on the sixth leg.
  • Jody telling bypassers the story of how his legs were lost to get $75 instead of entertaining them.
  • Out-running Vanessa & Celina for 2nd place overall.
  • Winning 3 straight legs going into the finale, but blowing it over the final roadblock



  • Jody, the first amputee to make the finale. (followed by Bethany of Adam & Bethany)


  • First team to win a leg and make the final three.
    • Also the first team to be the only team in the finale, that has won the leg, but to not win the race.
  • Jody, the first amputee to compete.
  • First team of brothers.
  • First team of siblings to win a leg.
  • First team to tie for a place. (with Holly & Brett)



  • In October 2014, Jody ran for a seat on Ottawa city council. He was elected.

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