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NFL linebacker Dhani Jones discovers that sports can open a window into any culture as he travels the globe to participate in such national pastimes as rugby in England, dragon boat racing in Singapore, Schwingen in Switzerland and pelota in Spain. Off the field, Dhani does the full-immersion thing in each locale, turning to local residents for tips on the best places to eat, drink, shop and make a home away from home.

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Dhani seeks solace in teahouses, Buddhist monasteries and the sights while climbing Mt. Everest.
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Dhani takes in the culture of Mexico City where he trains for a Lucha Libre match.
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Lions and leopards on safari; cage diving with great white shark.
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Dhani adventures to the sand volleyball courts of the World famous Ipanema Beach; Rio de Janiero.
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Highland games; eating Scotland's iconic dish, Haggis.
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Dhani dives into water polo in Dubrovnik, Croatia, a medieval walled city by the Adriatic Sea.
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Dhani learns to play cricket in Jamaica.
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Dhani Jones trains with elite local athletes in preparation for a strongman competition in Iceland.
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Dhani tries to learn Senegal's national sport of lutte, a form of traditional wrestling, by joining the stable of the "Bombardier," one of the country's most popular champions.
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Dhani trains with Olympic and professional cyclists to prepare for an attempt to conquer Monte Grappa in Italy.
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Dhani visits Russia; homemade vodka; fighting sambo-style without weapons.
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Dhani visits New Zealand on a quest to become a crewman on an America's Cup yacht within one week, then take the ultimate sailing test in an actual Team New Zealand tryout.
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Kickboxing, fried tarantulas, contortionists and snake feeding highlight Dhani's visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Dhani must prove his strength, endurance, agility and love of the surf to Australian locals and lifeguards in and out of the ocean.
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Dhani visits Ireland and tries playing the national sport of hurling.
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Dhani plays jai alai, the 400-year-old obsession of northern Spain that has been dubbed "ballet with bullets."
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Dhani journeys to Singapore and tries the 2,000-year-old sport of dragon boat racing.
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Dhani travels to London with the goal of becoming a true English gentleman via the sport and culture of rugby; Dhani visits with England's oldest rugby club, goes on a fox hunt and attends a Leicester rugby match.
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Farmers, woodchoppers and cheesemakers of the Swiss Alps challenge Dhani to a Schwingen match; Dhani wrestles with a language barrier and men twice his size.
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Dhani Jones explores the colorful city of Bangkok, Thailand, and trains to compete in a Muay Thai boxing match.

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