Two Inuvialuit siblings born in Yellowknife say making it all the way to the finale of Amazing Race Canada helped forge a stronger bond between them — and gave them a lifetime’s supply of inside jokes to laugh at.
Jesse and Marika Cockney flew, roller-skated and sang their way to a second-place finish in the reality show’s eighth season, the final episode of which aired Tuesday night.
“That’s really the thing with this race — there’s no way to prepare for it. You just have to have an open mind, be ready to take on the challenge, put yourself out there and try to get better every time,” said Jesse.
This season’s finale took them to Vancouver, where Jesse jumped out of a helicopter and the two of them did a roller-skating course.
The next task had the self-described non-musically-inclined duo perform opera in Italian, which they don’t speak.
“That was embarrassing,” Marika laughed.
“‘Sang’ is probably a loose