Daredevils face strong winds while strapped to the wing of an airplane in England. Also: a daring flight across Colorado's Royal Gorge; a thrilling luge ride in Canada; and a swing ride in Ohio that offers breathtaking aerial views.
In South Africa, thrill-seekers take a 540-foot plunge on one of the world's highest gorge swings. Also: a flight aboard a fighter plane from World War II; a windmill ride in Canada; and a park swing that reaches 10 stories high and goes 65 mph in Minnesota.
Riders plunge 1300 feet down the Icy Strait Point zip line in Alaska; and 14-foot waves are encountered while in a turbo-diesel jet boat on the Niagara River. Also: a robocoaster attraction at a theme park in California; and a bobsled that goes 30 mph in South Africa.
A look at why bull riding has been called the most dangerous eight seconds in sports; and a New Jersey attraction that spins passengers 50 feet in the air at a 75-degree angle. Also: a ride that goes racing down the hills of Austria, along with one that goes sailing above the shores of South Africa.
The Big Rush Big Swing at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa, is featured, along with a bobsled that goes 85 mph in Park City, Utah. Also: the Fly Away in Belgium; and an engine-powered surfboard in San Diego.
Zip-liners reach trip-digit speeds in New Zealand; riders on the Lex Luther Drop of Doom in Valencia,Cal., plummet more than 400 feet. Also: go-carts that can reach 45 mph at a racetrack in New Jersey; and a 15-story free fall in Dallas.
New Zealand's SkyJump is featured in the premiere of this series, which showcases top thrill rides for adrenaline junkies. Also: Folks in Tennessee take a spin in a water-filled bubble; and pilots of wind-powered cars try to set new speed records as they set sail on a dry lake bed in Nevada. Also: the Vomatron in Kissimmee, Fla.