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Long Treks on Skate Decks

Long Treks on Skate Decks

In January 2009 three professional Longboarders set off on a journey to traverse two ranges of Andes mountains... on skateboards. They carry with them all they need over their two month voyage on their backs. Their route has been described as one of the hardest paved...

8.33

Louis Theroux: Bodybuilding

Louis Theroux: Bodybuilding

Louis travels to California, home of the body beautiful, to see if he can join the world of extreme body building. After working out with Guy Grundy, a leading amateur, he soon realizes he is not cut out to be a muscle man and goes off in search of another role in the...

7.64

FIFA's Dirty Secrets

FIFA's Dirty Secrets

The half-hour programme saw investigative journalist Andrew Jennings look into allegations of corruption with FIFA, the world's governing body of association football. Within the programme he alleged that three members of FIFA's executive committee had been given...

8.91

Once Brothers

Once Brothers

Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac were two friends who grew up together sharing the common bond of basketball. Together, they lifted the Yugoslavian National team to unimaginable heights. After conquering Europe, they both went to America where they became the first two...

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Strictly Baby Fight Club

Strictly Baby Fight Club

The Cutting Edge strand enters the competitive and sometimes obsessive world of child Thai boxing, focusing on four families who are investing everything into making their kids the best young fighters in Britain. Children as young as four or five are becoming the...

4.56

Baby Faced Bodybuilders

Baby Faced Bodybuilders

Most of us go to the gym to lose weight and subtly tone our bodies - if we go at all. And most of us think bodybuilders look gross and unnatural. So why is it that some teenagers are dedicating their lives to this extreme sport? This surprising, energetic and gripping...

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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

In the early 1980s, legendary Billy Mitchell set a Donkey Kong record that stood for almost 25 years. This documentary follows the assault on the record by Steve Wiebe, an earnest teacher from Washington who took up the game while unemployed. The top scores are...

8.00

Marathon Challenge

Marathon Challenge

How do you run 26.2 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coach­ing, discipline, and lots of group support, as NOVA shows when it follows 13 generally sedentary people through a training regimen designed to prepare them for an ultimate test...

7.65

Original Wing Chun

Original Wing Chun

Original Wing Chun is one hour documentary that looks at the root of the Wing Chun art looking at old and rare footages of Yip Man and Bruce Lee at his early stages. Wing Chun also romanized as Ving Tsun or Wing...

7.40

Solo: Lost at Sea

Solo: Lost at sea

In December 2006 Andrew's first attempt to cross the Tasman Sea in a standard one-man kayak was aborted after two days due to trouble keeping warm inside the cockpit. Andrew's second attempt began on 11 January 2007 and ended on 12 February when the search for his...

8.49

Assault In the Ring

Assault In the Ring

Assault In the Ring revisits a boxing scandal considered one of the sport's darkest hours, and traces a man's despairing journey following his alleged involvement in a criminal plot. The documentary examines new evidence about this boxing match turned 30-minute...

5.32

David Beckham: A Footballers Story

David Beckham - A Footballers Story

2006 is a massive year for David Beckham. He has the chance, as captain, to lead England to World Cup glory in Germany. In the build up to the tournament that could mark the pinnacle of his career, Beckham talks to Tim Lovejoy in an exclusive documentary for ITV1 on...

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