This series is a collection of true stories offering a fascinating insight into the lives of ordinary people who have a passion for adventure. From rock-climbing to mountain biking, kayaking and cross country skiing these adventurers face challenges that test them both physically and spiritually. Against a canvas of amazing action footage, this series explores the adventurers' motivation for pushing the limits of the human condition in a bid to find unity of body, mind and soul. It is a study of the strength of the human spirit, the thirst for adventure, and the love of the extreme. Each adventure is an inner and outer journey of discovery. In setting themselves challenging goals, an inner strength is gained; a clarity and focus. By achieving the seemingly impossible, everyday difficulties of life seem less daunting.
First tracks: Stuart and Lisa Imer escape the city to venture to the back country of the stunning Australian Alps for an unforgettable cross country ski adventure.
Highlives: Meet world renowned rockclimber, Roxanne Wells, who goes on an incredible journey to the remote, untamed wilderness of Tasmania for the biggest challenge of her life, to scale the Totem Pole, a 70 metre high spike of rock, that just juts straight up out of a surging ocean.
Mountan Playgraund: The mountain bike is the vehicle for discovery for Colin Horn, a mountain bike enthusiast, who ventures on a two-wheeled odyssey of spiritual and physical fulfilment.
Cradel to coast: Champion kayaker, Matt Diaziel, embarks on a 350 kilometre, 3 day expedition by foot, road bike and kayak. Each day he is faced with new obstacles and challenges which push his body and mind to their limits.