Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants

– [Narrator] Manta rays are very large. They’re one of the largest animals in the ocean. Certainly they’re the largest of any of the ray species. They can get up to about 25 feet across. When they come towards you and they’re that size, they look like an alien spacecraft Continue Reading

These Ice Swimmers Battle Frozen Death with Every Stroke | That’s Amazing

(intense music) – [Ram] Everyone says that I’m mad. And they ask me that question, what draws me to the ice. And what amazes me is how many people follow. – [Announcer] High in the mountains of Southern Africa, there are 15 fearless swimmers competing in one of the most Continue Reading

How You Can Hike, Bike, Ski and Dive for Science

(ambient music) – I’ve always just tried to push myself to see the world and explore. Eventually, I found myself really concerned about the fact that I was spending my time in the outdoors without doing anything beneficial for the world. I started Adventure Scientists believing that there would be Continue Reading

When Normal Skiing Just Won’t Do

(fast paced guitar strumming over cheering) – [Richard] From the very first time I did a run I was hooked. It’s a competition, and my family, we’re about competition. (fast paced guitar strumming) – When you get behind that horse, and it doesn’t matter how many years you’ve done it, Continue Reading

These Hungarian Horsemen Predated the American Cowboy

(fast-paced, bouncy violin music) – [Narrator] Before the cowboys of the Wild West, there were Hungary’s Csikós, horseman of the Puszta, Hungary’s Great Plain. There way of life is centuries-old and blends tradition with death-defying riding. They are some of Europe’s greatest horsemen. – [Narrator] The Csikós are tasked with Continue Reading

A Blind Horse and His Best Friend

– Riding a blind horse, that’s a little different. But to me it don’t make much difference. He’s a pretty good friend. He’s just tickled to death to be rode. I think he knows that he got eyes then, and he just jumps up and down and runs and really Continue Reading

No Roads, No Cars, Just Boats

– [Narrator] Today’s journey takes us to the Dutch town of Giethoorn. Giethoorn is just like any normal town. With one exception, roads. They don’t have them. (upbeat music) – [Narrator] And boats, lots of boats. – [Narrator] That’s Jan, one of the town’s resident boat builders. He’s known for Continue Reading

Riding Silk: Swimming With Horses In Montego Bay

(calming music) – The first time I really took a horse in the water, I had a friend that had horses on the north coast. Her house was right on the beach. We set up some little jumps and we were going over with her horse. And she said, “Oh, Continue Reading

Riding (Horses) for Compton

(upbeat music) – The main thing people think about Compton is you go into Compton and everybody’s gang-banging at you and shooting at you but it’s really not like that. There have been times that people have made rude comments while we were at a competition. One of the girls Continue Reading