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Todd Sampson's Body Hack

  • 6 x 1hr documentary series

    Todd Sampson, adventurer and human guinea pig, will take on some of the biggest challenges of his life as he embarks on an epic exploration investigating some of the world’s most extraordinary people.

    Using science as his guide, Todd deconstructs and decodes how these incredible people live, what they do differently from the rest of us and how this impacts the human body. But, in true Todd Sampson style, he will not just observe them: he will hack into their lives and try to become them.

    Filmed around the world, Body Hack with Todd Sampson features Todd facing myriad challenges, including living as a hunter-gatherer in Tanzania, stepping into the ring as a professional MMA Cage Fighter in New Mexico; and confronting his fear of open water to free dive and stride across the sea floor in Borneo.

    Todd also takes on one of the world’s most dangerous jobs as a Bollywood stuntman; overcomes injury to train with the notorious French Foreign Legion deep in the tropical jungle of French Guiana; and works as a Himalayan Sherpa at extreme altitude.
  • 6 x 60' Documentary Series

    Presenter Todd Sampson
    Series Director Jeff Siberry
    Series Producer Chris Thorburn
    Executive Producers Chris Hilton, Alan Erson, Todd Sampson

    An Essential Media and Entertainment production for Network Ten Australia and Discovery Networks International. Produced with the assistance of Screen Australia.

    International distributor: Proper Films

    ANZ Distributor: Umbrella Entertainment