Rick Liston and Josh Ogilvie are a team of Best Mates on The Amazing Race: China Rush 1.



  • Age: 25
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Australian Richard has known his teammate for 14 years, first meeting as competitors on a tennis court. He's traveled across the world and is looking forward to the challenge of the Amazing Race: China Rush.


  • Age: 29
  • Nationality: Australia
  • From Australia, Joshua is in marketing and public relations for an Australian wine producer. He's been in the business for many years. Though he's traveled to China before, he's looking forward to discovering more about the country.

Richard and Joshua became friends as teenagers and have traveled the world together. From riding motorcycles through the Himalayan foothills, camel trekking in the Sahara Desert or working as male models in Morocco, these Aussies have been there and done that. But will their worldly experiences be enough to prepare them for a race through China?

The Amazing Race: China Rush 1

Race History

Rick & Josh's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Shanghai → Zhejiang No Detour Rick 3 of 10
2 2 Zhejiang → Jiangsu Warrior's Strength / Warrior's Skill Josh 1 of 10
3 3 Jiangsu Rock / Roll Josh 1 of 9
4 4 Jiangsu Blade / Brush Josh 3 of 8
5 5 Jiangsu → Beijing Go for the Gold / Go for the Goal Rick 1 of 7
6 6 Beijing → Shandong Trees / Keys Rick 5 of 6
7 7 Shandong Buried Metal / Carried Metal Rick 1 of 5
8 8 Shandong → Sichuan Hot Pot / Tea Pot Josh 3 of 5
9 9 Sichuan Face Detection / Face Detention Rick 2 of 5
10 10 Sichuan → Yunnan Fish / Float Josh 1 of 5
11 11 Yunnan → Guangdong Crags / Cranes Josh 3 of 4
12 12 Guangdong → Shanghai No Detour Rick 2 of 3
Average 2.17
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     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 used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn


China Rush Records

  • Rick & Josh are the first all-male team to win a leg.
  • First team to win multiple legs and the first team to win consecutive legs.
  • First team to finish the race in 2nd place.
  • Only team to win a leg and finish in 2nd place.
  • Highest racing average of a team who finished in 2nd place at 2.17.

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