- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: April 14, 2008
An Olympian, a fed and an ordinary citizen relate their harrowing tales of near-death and triumph against all odds.
- How would you react if confronted with death?
- An all-new series from BIOGRAPHY® celebrates the survival of ordinary people.
- Three survivors recount their incredible stories in the latest gripping installment.
Ordinary people face overwhelming, life-threatening circumstances - and live to tell us their tales.
Whether through accident, the elements or violence, there are a million ways to die. This stunning new series transports you to the do-or-die moments when regular people manage to cheat almost certain death. Each episode recounts riveting individual stories of determination, triumph and sheer luck. Hear real stories told by real people who can't believe they're alive to say "I SURVIVED...
Lonnie barely lives through domestic abuse at its most savage: her boyfriend chokes her and shoots her four times in the head. But to come out alive and seek justice, she must first play dead for an agonizing four hours. Hear her relive this amazing act of will.
Rulon is no stranger to physical exertion, long odds, or even severe accidents. The cart-wheeling two-time Olympic medalist has crashed on motorcycles, airplanes and snowmobiles, but none of his catastrophes challenged him as much as when his snowmobile gets stuck in a semi-frozen stream. Does he wait for rescue or dive into the frigid water to recover his ride and go for help? A wrestling career — and a life — hang in the balance of his decision.
And when the bad guys kidnap a wisecracking federal prosecutor, he's on his own to bring himself through in one piece. Despite the menacing machine guns, Stanley uses his unique talents and personality to show rapport with his captors in hopes they'll release him. Can the good guy lawyer talk his way out of this life-or-death case?