SPORTS DISASTERS is a reality program that offers a nail biting glimpse into the dangerous side of sports competition. It features riveting and little-known footage of terrifying moments in sports and explores what happened, why it happened and its impact upon the participants was well as society in general. Athletic competition is meant to be fun, entertaining and at times, even inspiring but sometimes things can go terribly wrong. Events can spin out of control with results that are nothing short of terrifying.
A small sample of what can be expected:
* Sprint car crash turns into fiery crash engulfing driver in flame
* Skydiver opening a college football game crashes onto the field, breaking both legs
* Attempted bungee goes wrong when cord wraps around neck of jumper
* Surfer hits big wave and drowns, he is pull out and resuscitated
* Devastating motorcycle crash, when two motorcyclists are flung from bikes
* Racecar crash, son goes to rescue father and gets hit by oncoming car
* Boat loses control and flies into the crowd
When the rules of the game break down. When competition turns into combat. When control gives way to chaos. Anything can happen and does in sports reality that is just unreal!
Most sports are governed by a strict set of rules. But what happens when the rules break down and events spin out of control? SPORT DISASTERS will take you on a ride into the terrifying side of athletic competition. It features riveting and unforgettable footage of dangerous moments in sports and explores what went wrong, why it happened, and the impact it had upon the participants, the fans, and society in general.
Athletic competition is meant to be fun, entertaining and at times inspiring. SPORTS DISASTERS showcases incredible video of different sporting events from around the world that bear witness to the unbelievable and the unimaginable when it actually occurs. Five new episodes are loaded with spectacular video showcasing the real life drama that explodes during these sporting events when equipment fails, tempers flare and luck runs out.