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À fond de train

( Season 5 )
Two parent-child teams travel across Canada by train. An epic journey, stretching from British Columbia to Quebec, that also involves solving riddles and winning challenges as each tries to reach the end of the route in the shortest possible time.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville

Episodes

Episode
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Episode 1: Victoria

For the first stage in the city of Victoria, British Columbia, the competitors will need good communication and observation skills... And good fishing skills will come in pretty handy as well!

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
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Episode 2: Kelowna

It's in the depths of the Okanagan Valley that the teams do battle, showing off their talent for calligraphy and photography. And will they also come across the famous Lake Okanagan monster?

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
Episode
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Episode 3: Banff

The teams set off for a rendezvous in the heart of the Rockies, in the city of Banff, Alberta. In this mountainside rally, yellows and blues paddle their own canoes and explore the forest.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
Episode
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Episode 4: Saskatoon

A stage in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the city known as the Paris of the Prairies. Yellows and blues will need all their courage if they're to succeed in the sporting challenges and car racing events.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
Episode
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Episode 5: Moose Jaw

Half way through the grand rally, the teams discover the town of Moose Jaw. They also get to discover its training camp, where they'll be having a go at playing grass bowls and shooting for goal.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
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Episode 6: Port Hope

Port Hope, Ontario, is a town steeped in history. The teams will be taking a journey back in time, learning to fish and assemble antique furniture.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
Episode
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Episode 7: Rivière-du-Loup

Here in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, the two teams will need to hone all five of their senses for the challenges ahead: mime, ghost whispers and coded messages.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
Episode
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Episode 8: Mont-Joli

In Mont-Joli and Sainte-Flavie, in Quebec, the teams will be going head to head for a badminton match, magnet fishing and painting by numbers.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
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Episode 9: Matane

The teams get together in Matane, Quebec, for the 9th stage of this À Fond de Train rally. Here the challenges involve transporting timber, old-fashioned knitting and identifying archive photos.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville
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Episode 10: Carleton-sur-Mer

The last stage takes place in Carleton-sur-Mer, Quebec, very much a family town. The teams confront one another in a series of challenges involving camping, sport fishing and climbing.

Directed by: Louis Asselin (season 5, Canada, 2021)
Presented by: Marianne Verville