National Geographic Explorer

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In January 2005, its title was changed once again, to simply `Explorer.'

Sky Shooter; Sumo: Dance of the Gargantuans; Mountains of Fire

First Aired: November 13, 2000

Accompany cinematographer Tom Sanders as he films skydivers while “bodysurfing” with 35 pounds of equipment attached to his helmet. Also: the ritual and honor surrounding sumo wrestling; and volcanologists who risk their lives to provide close-up views of active volcanoes.

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  • Premise: An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In J… (more)

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