A pair of contestants on the Amazing Race Canada with ties to the Lakeland is now leading the pack on the show after the latest episode. Dr. James Makokis and his partner Anthony Johnson are currently in the lead after finishing first in leg six of the reality TV show.

Makokis was originally born in Saddle Lake and now practices medicine in locations that include the Kehewin Cree Nation. Johnson is from the Navajo First Nation in Arizona.

The sixth leg saw teams travel from BC to Saskatoon and face challenges including lacrosse skills and line dancing. The pair picked up a trip to Costa Rica for finishing first.

The Amazing Race Canada airs on CTV on Tuesdays at 8 PM