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Todd Sampson's Body Hack 2.0

  • Science meets extreme exploration as adventurer Todd Sampson pushes the limits of human endurance

    Adventurer Todd Sampson is on a mission to explore some of the most extraordinary people on the planet to see what we can all learn from their lives. To truly understand them, he will not only walk in their shoes, he will hack into their world using science as his guide.
    This is the story of human potential and how our mind and body can adapt to almost anything.

    In this second season of Body Hack, Todd will face extreme challenges with the Matsés of the Amazon, Iraqi frontline soldiers, sādhu holy men of India, the kung fu masters of China, the firefighters of Washington DC and the Kazakh Eagle Hunters of Mongolia. Each episode will highlight a unique aspect of human physiology and psychology, including cold adaptation, chronic stress, spatial awareness, pain tolerance and heat duress.

    Using techniques and hacks that viewers can apply in their own lives, Todd will challenge himself to learn his hosts’ skills and attempt to make his body adapt in ways theirs have. He will risk what they risk, train as they train and suffer as they suffer.


  • 6 x 60' Documentary Series

    Presenter Todd Sampson
    Series Director Jeff Siberry

    Series Producer Chris Thornton
    Executive Producers Chris Hilton, David Alrich, Todd Sampson

    An Essential Media and Entertainment production for Network Ten Australia. Produced with the assistance of Screen Australia and Create NSW

    ANZ Distributor Umbrella Entertainment
    International Distributor Boat Rockers Rights (Canada)