Hiding away in a little known corner of the world called Kyrgyztan, Tim is mentored by members of the Kyrgyz tribe to take part in a strange and ferocious rite of passage.
In the Himalayas, honey hunters are the most respected and influential people in their communities. Tim must brave sheer heights and marauding bees to earn his stripes as a man.
Tim is deep in the bush of Cameroon in west Africa, where coming of age means coming face-to-fangs with the killer python.
In Madagascar's central highlands digging up the dead is a precursor to Tim's ultimate test: riding a wild bull.
In Mexico's Sierra Madre mountains, long-distance endurance running is a way of life for the Tarahumara people. To be a marathon man, Tim must run down a deer and catch it barehanded.
Tim is with the tropical cowboys of Venezuela, known as Llaneros, where he must break in a bucking bronc to earn a rite of place on the world's most intense cattle drive.
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