Man vs Wave
1 Series, 4 Episodes
Starting where it all began for extreme sports - South Pentecost in Vanuatu. The locals here invented the land dive - what we now know as the bungee jump.
What is it that makes people hurl themselves from buildings, surf subway trains and try to push themselves beyond the limits? Xtremists explores the apparently unstoppable rise of extreme sport.
Meet Shaun Baker, king of the waterfall kayak, who knows how dangerous each exploit can be, and Felix Baumgartner, who made a 30,000 foot freefall across the channel