Racers start your engines it's TW WOW time as Adam lives out his boyhood dream and learns how to fly a Tiger ARH helicopter in a hi-tech simulator and Pip gets a lesson in animatronic monster making from Academy Award winner John Cox.
Totally Wild Extreme is all about sport! DIVING CHAMPIONS Nat checks out the sport of diving and finds out what's involved... one thing is for sure- you can't be afraid of heights! GYMNASTIC GUYS Sean hangs out with some talented young gymnasts to find out what they get up to in a typical training session. ROWING GIRLS While rowing a boat gently down a stream may hold a certain appeal, there is nothing gentle about these girls' training regime. Pip meets some elite high school rowers (including one destined for the AIS!) and learns all about the 'oarsome' sport of rowing. DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKES It took Col approximately 6.25 seconds to come off his mountain bike, and that's exactly where this story begins! Join Col and the guys from Inside Line as they attempt to tackle some of Adelaide's hardest mountain bike trails!
H2O BEHIND THE SCENES CREW PART 2 Adam goes behind the scenes of the kids hit TV show H2O and meets some of the crew and how their roles help get this show to air. TOP JOB: PARAMEDIC Tess finds out what paramedics do on a day-to-day basis and how they're equipped to lend out a helping hand. AFRICAN RHYTHMS African Rhythms isn't just about the dancing, or the music or the costumes. It's a festival of culture tradition and story telling, and Pip checks it all out! LION DANCING Nat catches up with a group of lion dancers at a Chinese Festival and even as a go at this ancient art form. FACT OR FICTION Can you ever reach the end of the rainbow and does lipstick really contain fish scales?
SEAL ENCLOSURE Nat meets the inhabitants of Melbourne Zoo's new seal enclosure. Including a talking seal! WHAT'S BUGGING YOU: NEEDLE BUG Sean answers a viewers email about an insect she found swimming around her backyard pool. It turns out that this aquatic insect is known as a needle bug. BABY BABOON Stacey introduces us to Amisi, a baby baboon. A baboon's bottom may not be cute but this baby is adorable. AUSTRALIAN NATIVE BIRDS When it comes to looking after your pet parrot, there all sorts of things you need to consider. So imagine how much work would be involved in taking care of 100 parrots! Well, no need to imagine - Col's going to show you! QUIZZIN WITH COXY - ANIMAL GEOGRAPHY Do you know what country most animals come from? Adam's ready to put you to the test! CATEGORY SELECTIONS There is nothing more exciting than welcoming a new member into the family, especially when they are the fun furry kind. So Tess investigates how you can tell if your new little mate will be the right one for you?
Totally Wild Extreme is all about sport! COOL JOB: SPORTS PRESENTER Tess checks out what it takes to be a TV sports presenter and what the job involves? GIANT FOOSBALL It's table soccer to the max. Pip road tests Giant foosball. SAILING CHAMPIONS Nat catches up with Olympic Gold medallist Malcolm Page and up and coming sailing champ Sam Kivell at the sailing World Cup. FOOD FOR FITNESS Gold Coast Female Surfing Champion Stephanie Gilmore drops in on Adam to give some tips on sports nutrition!
H2O BEHIND THE SCENES CREW PART 1 Adam goes behind the scenes of the kids hit TV show H2O! TOP JOB: ANDY GRIFFITHS Nat catches up with one of Australia's top selling children's authors - Andy Griffiths. PRACTICAL NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but there only 3 words to describe Pip's photos; not very good! So, photographer Todd Burrows gives her some advice to become a master of nature photography. JOURNEY TO THE NEWSPAPER Tess embarks on an incredible journey to find out where our newspapers come from. FACT OR FICTION Is it true that we lose bones as we grow old and is 'The Bends' a nickname given to the World Champion Limbo Dancer at the 'Things You Can Do With A Broomstick Festival'?
CATTLE DOG TW PRESENTER ANALOGY Cattle Dogs are on show and in the limelight, but are they has precious as TV presenters? Adam finds out! WILD PLATYPUS Pip takes an early-morning trip to a secluded creek to try to spot a famously shy and elusive Aussie native - the Platypus. TAWNY BABY We all know that animals are at their cutest when they've just been born, but can the same be said for a tawny frogmouth? Well tune in to find out! KANGAROO INVASION Nothing says Australian wildlife like the kangaroo. But you don't normally see them over-running back yards in country towns! Sean meets a kangaroo expert who sheds some light on this strange phenomenon. NAT ON SAFARI - ZEBRA Nat goes on an African Animal Safari - this week it's the Zebra. RISK FACTOR - CASSOWARY They have a weird helmet on their head, eat a healthy diet of fruit and seeds and live in one of the most beautiful Aussie locations. So why are cassowaries in trouble?
BUSH DETECTIVE: IDENTIFICATION Now it's pretty easy to identify an animal when you're staring it right in the face; but what if the clues were a little more bit more cryptic. Would you be able to tell what an animal is from its footprint, left over skin or its poo? Well stay tuned, because we are about to find out how to be Bush Detectives! DEADLY AUSTRALIANS: REDBACK SPIDER Col introduces us to another Deadly Australian - the Redback Spider. PALM COCKATOO Tess meets the only two Palm Cockatoo's in captivity in Australia at Adelaide Zoo. ASK DR CHRIS - SIAMESE FIGHTING FISH The Bondi Vet, Dr Chris Brown, chats with Nat about Siamese Fighting Fish. PELICAN REHABILITATION Adam meets twins Bridgette and Paula, tireless wildlife carers dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating injured pelicans and other seabirds. We look at a typical day in the busy lives of the twins, and find out exactly how much work goes into nursing a pelican back to health. THE GREAT DEBATE - WHICH ANIMAL IS THE LAZIEST? The Great Debate pits the words, wisdom and wit of two TW presenters (Natalie and Adam) against each other. Which animal is the laziest? Is it the slow moving sloth or sleepy Koala?
Totally Wild Extreme is all about sport! STRONG MAN Colin meets 16 year old Casey Snodgrass, who holds the world record for the heaviest weight lifted by someone under 18 and was the first person ever to lift something more than twice his own weight. SAILING WORLD CUP Nat hits the water at the ISAF sailing world cup. DOWNHILL SKATE BOARDING Sean checks out the ultimate adrenaline rush - downhill skateboarding. TOP JOB: LIFE GUARD Tess finds out what volunteer lifeguards go through to pass the test! Tune in to see how she goes!
TW CHALLENGE: MINI MOTORBIKE Pip is challenged to race a mini motorbike. She's racing against some state champs and a bunch of kids half her size. Will she make it around the track with out a stack?? GEO CACHING With a love for technology and adventure Colin is out in the Adelaide Hills tracking down a geo - cache... Let's hope he knows how to read his GPS. FUN PARK SCIENCE You might think that a fun park is all about having fun, and it is, but there is a lot more to it than that! Sean explores a fun park and explains the science behind some of the popular attractions. NEW AGE ROBOTS Nat checks out the latest and greatest robots! RAFT BUILDING Tess learns how to build a mean raft with the Adelaide Scouts! Will she stay afloat? FACT OR FICTION Is it true that humans shed their skin and how does a compass point north?
VENOMOUS SNAKES A red bellied black, a death adder and a tiger snake.... just a few little hurdles Pip encounters on her quest to eat a lolly snake. It's time to find out the difference between venomous and non venomous! HIPPOS Natalie tells us everything we wanted to know about the Hippopotamus and then some. FLAMINGOS It was meant to be a story on Australia's only two resident flamingos, but when Col arrived they were both asleep! Imagine how grumpy they were when Col woke them up... AFRICAN LOVEBIRDS Adam discovers exactly why the African lovebird is called a lovebird. LABRADOR QUARANTINE DOG Traditionally, beagles have been the breed of choice for the nose-worthy job of a quarantine detector dog, but times are changing, and Sean meets a member of the new class; Keegan the Labrador. QUIZZIN WITH COXY - SHARKS TEETH How sharp are you when it comes to Sharks? Could you guess how many teeth are in the jaws of a great white?
Totally Wild Extreme is all about sport! BIKE POLO CHAMPIONSHIPS Nat heads to the 1st ever National Bike Polo Championships to find out all about this new sport... BLACK BELT BOY Stacey meets a young Taekwondo black belt champion. CAVE OF WAVES Hmmm, nice south easterly, bit of a low pressure system about and not too much wind; should be a good to day to learn how to surf! Well, it doesn't actually matter what the conditions are like today because I'll be taking my surfing lesson in an artificial wave pool! TEN PIN BOWLING BLIND Tess learns how blind and visually impaired bowlers tackle a bowling alley in style!
TOP JOB: POLICE OFFICER After an embarrassing arrest Col finds himself at the South Australian Police Academy where he learns all about becoming a police officer... WHEEL OF BRISBANE Pip visits the Wheel of Brisbane to find out how this 60m high Ferris wheel rolls. HIGHLAND DANCING Sean catches up with Commonwealth champion highland dancers, and discovers one of them has actually danced in front of royalty!!! Sean on the other hand... needs help with the dance. JOURNEY TO A TORTILLA Adam loves his Mexican food so he decided to found out how a Tortilla is made. TOTAL FIRE BAN It only takes one spark from a campfire or match for a fire to ignite and spread out of control. Fortunately there's a safe measure in place to prevent these types of bush fires from happening. Stacey asks Ranger Ros what a Total Fire Ban is, what you can and can't do and why.
SHARK VET CHECK How many people can say they get to wrestle sharks for a living? Not many but luckily Dr Rob at the Melbourne Aquarium, getting up close and personal with some of these magnificent creatures is all in a day's work. QUEEN BEE BREEDER Sean enters the world of queen bee breeding with a professional... who catches the queen with his bare hands, literally! DUNDEE BABY CROCS Col gets hands on with his favourite reptile - the crocodile. PEACOCKS AS PETS Stacey tackles the pros and cons of owning a peacock at a pet. EXTRA BODY PARTS Animals that have extra bits... for a very good reason! QUIZZIN WITH COXY - GIRAFFE AND MOUSE Just how many bones are in a Giraffes neck? The answer may surprise you...
COOL JOB: MARINE RESCUE OFFICER Aaron is no stranger to the Totally Wild camera, and this is a story dedicated to all the good work he does saving South Australia's marine life. BEHIND THE SCENES - MINTON FARM Tess spends the day at Minto Farm giving a helping hand feeding the 300 resident animals. SEA JELLY COLLECTION Forget collecting stamps, model cars and autographs. Nat's just discovered a cool collection with a difference. She joins aquarist, Marcus Bavin as he collects Sea Jellies for Melbourne Aquarium's collection. RISK FACTOR - WEDGE TAIL EAGLE The Wedge Tailed Eagle is a majestic bird found throughout Australia but they're a threatened species. Stacey discovers why. ANIMAL BOTTOMS They're not just for sitting on, and not always in the right place. a few fun facts on some animal bums THE GREAT DEBATE Who would win in a battle a Great White Shark or a Saltwater Crocodile? The Great Debate pits the words, wisdom and wit of two TW presenters (Adam and Colin) against each other. This week we debate, who would win in a battle a Great White Shark or a Saltwater Crocodile?
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