Jill and Thomas

Jill and Thomas

 

Jill Haney

Age: 27

Hometown: Marina Del Rey, Calif. 

Connection to your Teammate: Girlfriend 

Current occupation: Hair Stylist 

Favorite hobbies: Reading, running and work out classes 

Achievements: Leaving my hometown to live in a big city like I had always dreamed of 

Lifelong to do list: Have an Eat Pray Love experience in life 

What scares you most about traveling? Nothing! I want to experience as much of the world as I can. I am uneasy when there is turbulence, though. 

What excites you most about traveling? Relaxing, getting sun, doing activates and having no phone 

Role model/hero: My sister – she’s smart, driven and independent. I always look to her for guidance and inspiration. 

What are you passionate about? Family, friends, my career, traveling and enjoying every moment of life 

What would you do if you won the million dollars? I would take my family on vacation, buy a new car, purchase a great collection of handbags and finally invest the rest. 

People would be surprised to learn: The amount of physical labor and construction work I’ve had to do. Thanks, Dad. 

Favorite place you have ever visited: Madrid, Spain 

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Communication and not being short tempered with one another. 

What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope we grow as a team and have an amazing experience together. 

Pet peeve about your teammate: He never cleans up after himself. 

 

Thomas Wolfard 

Age: 30

Hometown: Marina Del Rey, Calif. 

Connection to your Teammate: Boyfriend 

Current occupation: Ad Sales Director 

Favorite hobbies: Skiing, golfing and lounging 

Achievements: Graduating from Notre Dame 

Lifelong to do list: I would ultimately like to give more.

What scares you most about traveling? Being caught in a hostile environment is what I’m most fearful of when traveling.

What excites you most about traveling? Being completely and utterly immersed in a polar opposite cultural environment 

If I could switch places with someone: Phil Mickelson – Something about making tens of millions of dollars playing golf on the most scenic courses in the world seems fairly intriguing. 

Role model/hero: My dad. He’s the smartest, hardest working and selfless person I know. 

What are you passionate about? God, my family, sports and travel 

What would you do if you won the million dollars? Put a down payment on a ski house in the Colorado Rockies. 

People would be surprised to learn: Yo hablo espanol – como un gringo 

Favorite place you have ever visited: San Sebastian, Spain 

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Our biggest hurdle on the Race will be communicating effectively. 

What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope to experience other cultures. It would also be a great life experience Jill and I can share. 

Pet peeve about your teammate: She always has spelling errors.

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