Die Trying is a documentary series about six high-risk, high-reward expeditions that highlight the capacity for determined men and women to conquer unprecedented scientific and human challenges. Crisscrossing the globe from the frozen Alaskan arctic to a fiery crater in a Turkmen desert, Die Trying presents unforgettable stories and characters pushing themselves to their absolute limits for the chance to bring groundbreaking knowledge to the world’s attention, for the very first time.
Die Trying: Yosemite Death Climb
Alex Honnold, an extreme rock climber, tries to set a record by free-soloing a trio of harrowing cliffs without safety lines in less than a day.
Die Trying: Great White Ambush
A team of shark experts and veteran wildlife filmmaker Andy Casagrande venture off the coast of Gansbaai, South Africa, to Shark Alley on a thrilling mission to capture a great white. The team hopes to mount data loggers and camera tags on the backs of these dangerous predators in order to, for the first time ever, scientifically document the complete profile of a great white shark during its explosive breach.
Die Trying: Crater Of Fire
A team of explorers and scientists head to Turkmenistan's methane-burning Darvaza crater to collect samples from the base of the fiery pit.
Die Trying: Polars Vs Grizzlys
National Geographic Channel follows an intrepid team of bear experts as they search for a living example of what they call a Superbear, a hybrid polar-grizzly bear. Climate change and the resulting competition for limited resources are bringing the giant polar bear and the aggressive grizzly bear into closer contact. These fearless experts will stake out a bear-infested feeding ground with their state of the art night visions cameras in an attempt find and film a living Superbear.
Die Trying: Crossing The Ice
The Australian team set out to establish the record for an unsupported journey from the shores of Antarctica to the pole and back.