Pittsburghers have one of their own to cheer for on the next season of the Amazing Race.

Dessie Mitcheson, a swimsuit model who grew up in Apollo, is competing alongside her best friend, fellow model Kayla Fitzgerald, 26, of Florida.

Dessie Amazing Race 2

Dessie joined Tim Benz to talk about finally getting the call to be on the CBS reality competition show. The model, who was recently named one of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s Top 15, also discussed what being on the show was like and her expectations going in.

Tim’s talk with Dessie:

Executive Producer credit: Mike J. Asti

In addition to Dessie’s interview, read about her and another Pittsburgh native on the Amazing Race on TribLIVE.com.

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