Risk Takers

Risk Takers

2005 - 2013, Reality, True Life, Other
Following the lives of people with dangerous professions.

Episode Guide

  • Risk Takers - Paramedics (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:


    The life of a paramedic.

  • Risk Takers - Loggers (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:


    Skyline logging, conducted on steep slopes and canyons, is among the most dangerous jobs in the country.

  • Risk Takers - Polar Bear Alert Specialists (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Polar Bear Alert Specialists

    Migrating polar bears put the town of Churchill, Manitoba, on high alert for three months each year.

  • Risk Takers - Stunt Men (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Stunt Men

    Professional stuntmen Gaston Morrison and Jon Kralt risk life and limb on the set of the film "Chemical Evil."

  • Risk Takers - Killer Bee Removal Expert (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Killer Bee Removal Expert

    Reed Booth spends his days surrounded by killer bees.

  • Risk Takers - Bounty Hunters (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Bounty Hunters

    Walter Fernandez and his staff have built the reputation as one of the best bounty hunter organizations in the New Jersey area.

  • Risk Takers - High Risk Photographer (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    High Risk Photographer

    Photographer Jim Oltersd risks his life to get the perfect picture.

  • Risk Takers - Border Patrol Agents (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Border Patrol Agents

    U.S. Border Patrol agents suffer through scorching summer temperatures to patrol the boundary between Arizona and Mexico.

  • Risk Takers - Philadelphia SWAT (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Philadelphia SWAT

    Members of Philadelphia's Special Weapons and Tactics Teams use high tech weaponry and crime fighting tactics to deal with extremely violent situations.

  • Risk Takers - Rodeo Wranglers (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Rodeo Wranglers

    Bull fighters risk their lives every time they step in the ring with an angry bull.

  • Risk Takers - Race Track Rescue (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Race Track Rescue

    Rescue crews at race tracks put their lives on the line to save the drivers and their cars.

  • Risk Takers - Police: To Protect and Serve (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Police: To Protect and Serve

    Police officers in Philadelphia face danger.

  • Risk Takers - Forest Firefighters (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Forest Firefighters

    Members of the BC Forest Fire Service battle fires from the ground and the air.

  • Risk Takers - Coast Guard (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Coast Guard

    Miami's rescue swimmer, Erik Pointer, works at the busiest search and rescue division in the world.

  • Risk Takers - Hurricane Hunter (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Hurricane Hunter

    Warren Faidley tracks hurricanes.

  • Risk Takers - Blasters (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:


    Expert blaster Mickey Rogers spends every day handling thousands of pounds of explosives.

  • Risk Takers - Alligator Trappers (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Alligator Trappers

    Licensed alligator trappers keep pools, back yards and parking lots safe.

  • Risk Takers - Phoenix Firefighters (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Phoenix Firefighters

    Men and women risk their lives to fight a house fire.

  • Risk Takers - Stunt Performers

    Stunt Performers

  • Risk Takers - Bullfighters