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Shane Wilson and Deborah Lina "Deb" Wilson are a team of Parents on The Amazing Race Australia 5.

They were initially one of the powerhouse teams who aimed to win hearts from viewers attempting to overcome their tough year, with strong finishes and consecutive Top 2 finishes including winning a leg. However Shane made a decision to forfeit the race after suffering from strong knee problems in the Roadblock.


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It was an exceptionally tough 2020 for postie Shane and his firefighter wife Deb. But they're ready to rise from the ashes and prove to their kids that anything is possible!

After Shane was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and Deb lost her gym during COVID-19, the couple who have done so much to help those around them, needed to take a step back and help themselves.

With Shane's health taking a positive turn, this outdoor-loving, ultra-competitive team are ready for the race of a lifetime. Throughout Shane's illness, the couple's finances took a hit, so the $250,000 grand prize would help them bounce back.

Get to know Team Parents

What would you do with the prize money?
Shane: Have a BBQ to thank all the people that helped me while I was unwell. I'd also pay off the rest of my medical bills and buy back the family ski boat, which we had to sell to help pay for my operation.
What was the biggest challenge you have faced in your life?
Deb: Helping to keep Shane positive through his ordeal with prostate cancer and keeping the kids in a positive frame of mind.

The Amazing Race Australia 5

Race History

Shane & Deb's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Queensland Food / Bev No Roadblock 5 of 14
2 2 Queensland Swim to the Beat / Snappy Feet Shane 2 of 13
3 3 Queensland Pick / Polish No Roadblock 1 of 12
4 4 Queensland On Air / On Time Deb 2 of 12
5 5 Queensland No Detour Shane 11 of 11 [1]
Did Not Perform
Average 4.20
     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
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
ֆ This team was given a Salvage, giving them an advantage in the leg
§ This team was given a Sabotage, penalizing them throughout the leg
⏭︎ The team used the First Class pass to skip the leg

1: Shane & Deb were medically removed from the race during an overnight rest on Leg 5 due to Shane injuring his knee during the leg's first Roadblock.

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