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Religion of Sports S2:E3 – Hold Fast

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.

2019-04-08T17:01:54+00:00

Religion of Sports S2:E1 – Here to Stay

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.

2019-04-08T16:40:44+00:00

Why We Fight S1:E5 – Parable of the Cherry

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.

2019-04-08T17:57:00+00:00

Why We Fight S1:E4 – Shadow Self

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.

2019-04-08T17:56:33+00:00

Why We Fight S1:E3 – Baby Snake

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.

2019-04-08T17:56:04+00:00

Why We Fight S1:E2 – Will vs. Skill

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.

2019-04-08T17:55:42+00:00
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