Travel to Japan to witness warriors combating each other in the ancient sport of sumo wrestling. Hawaiian born Akebono describes the sport and its draw.
Follow a special operations unit out of Arizona as they take part in extensive practices to make sure they are at the top of their game. SGT Larry Perry and team members Guy Willis and J.D. Hough elaborate on the inherent dangers of the job and the ways in which they prepare for a number of worst case scenarios.
Ron Scarpa provides resident extremist Laird Hamilton with lessons on barefoot waterskiing. Watch Laird take a few spills before he gets the hang of it.
Learn about the extreme boarding taking place at The Wedge in California, where lifeguard Mike Halphide and bodyboarding champion Mike Stewart spend their time in the expert level waves.
This video includes footage of extreme sports and interviews with the experts who live with their passions day in, day out.
Follow The Extremists as they travel the world, searching for the rush of adrenaline that comes from mastering the natural world. From white water rafting to mountain climbing and hang gliding, each new adventure brings a better understanding of human limitations, or the lack thereof.