Zac’s got a fight date. And his coaches are giving him one more chance. Has he healed enough to survive training – and redeem himself in his home ring?
Conrad Anker, one of the true icons of rock climbing, has had more than a few brushes with his own mortality. Conrad’s latest challenge comes in partnering with novice climber and cancer survivor Alex Wildman to peak El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.
In the remote, vast country of Mongolia , Bökh wrestling is king of all sports. Zac gets close to two fighters striving to rise out of anonymity and make their names on the national stage.
At San Quentin State Prison, baseball is an escape from the harsh conditions of life behind bars. Three men, at different stages of their journey as inmates, struggle to overcome their past mistakes and cope with the reality of an uncertain future.
Zac finds himself in Cambodia where they practice Khmer boxing, a free fighting sport for the young and the old.
St. Pauli is a district of Hamburg, Germany, that recently embraced over 400,000 refugees. At its heart is the soccer team FC St. Pauli, which sponsors a team of refugees, providing them a meaningful place in society and a sense of belonging.
Things get a little unconventional back in California when Zac discovers of the ancient martial art of Kali. Although designed strictly to kill – it’s been adopted by an unlikely club of fighters as a way to build one’s manhood in the heat of combat.
Zac hits the Pro Wrestling circuit, and meets two radically different men – a pathologically shy giant with the body of a Greek God; and an unassuming weekend warrior who entertains huge crowds with shockingly bloody exploits.
In Amsterdam, Zac encounters his mirror image – a young kickboxer with world champion potential– whose self destructive streak could land him in jail before he ever makes it to the big time.
Zac embeds with two talented female MMA fighters on a collision course with each other. Jodie has incredible skills, the right gym, and the right coach. But DeAnna is fighting for something bigger- to honor her father’s memory, and change her life.