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Brent Ridge in "Amazing Race 21" with Josh Kilmer-Purcell (left)
Brent Ridge Amazing Race 21 with Josh Kilmer-Purcell (left)
Brent Ridge from "The Amazing Race 2012" is one of the contestants on Season 21 of the CBS reality competition series. He is teamed up with his life partner for the past 15 years, Josh Kilmer-Purcell. They previously appeared on their own television series, "The Fabulous Beekman Boys," which aired on Planet Green (Discovery) for two seasons before being canceled in 2011. Brent is the Chief Executive Officer of Beekman 1802. He is 38 years old and lives in Sharon Springs, New York.

Here is an interview with Brent Ridge ("Amazing Race"):

Describe what you do:

I manage our 60 acre goat farm and run our company, Beekman 1802.

3 words to describe you:

Focused, ambitious and open-minded.

Favorite hobbies:

Working in my garden, organizing community events and meeting new people.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?

Working with our small farm community to bring in new business and gather attention for rural America.

What famous person reminds you of yourself?

Martha Stewart.

What famous person reminds you of your teammate?


What scares you most about traveling?

Being unable to resolve a situation because of a language barrier.

What excites you most about traveling?

Seeing things I have never seen before and probably will never see again.

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together:

Communication and the fact we both think we are always in the right.

Pet peeve about your teammate:

He is too nice. He can't always be nice and expect to get ahead when everyone else is playing dirty.

What country and place would you most like to visit and why?

Asia and the Middle East since I want to know more about these cultures.

What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)?

As I get older, I realize life is about making memories and this will be an experience we both will never forget.


Where does Brent Ridge live? Find out here.

Age: ∼42 years old (age stated above was at time of writing)
Current Residence: Sharon Springs, NY

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