Lethal Pursuit

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Health-Medical Documentary hosted by Gary Beadle, published by Discovery Channel broadcasted as part of DC Body Invaders series in 2012 - English narration

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Body Invaders From aeroplane parts to engagement rings, cement to full cutlery sets, welcome to the truly astonishing world of items found inside the human body. This series chronicles the shocking accidents which left the most bizarre foreign objects ever to find themselves in the human body. Talking to the victims, those that were there at the scene and using CGI and x-rays this series recounts some of the most inexplicable, unexpected and simply astounding stories in modern medicine. Using testimony and reconstruction the series focuses on how these dangerous and bizarre objects found themselves in the body and why they were often inches away from being fatal. Lethal Pursuit To dare is to do: sporting heroes and heroines whose encounters with body invaders lead to near fatal experiences. Diminutive, professional cyclist Azizul Awang, aka “the Pocket Rocket”, is on track to compete in the 2012 Olympics when he hits the deck at 70 kilometres per hour. A fifteen centimeter shard of Siberian pine enters his leg. He, his doctors and trainer are gripped in a desperate battle to save his cycling career. A young man goes for a relaxing after work surf in Auckland, New Zealand and ends up with thirty centimetres of fibre glass surf board embedded in his skull. Will doctors be able to save his life, or even his looks? Ben Czizlowski plays for the famous Australian rugby league club of the Wynnum Manly Seagulls One Saturday he has a clash with another player within days he is suffering horrible mental and physical torment. It turns out that he has a human tooth festering away in his head. Former international skier, Gunter Stiessen, takes part in a friendly slalom race in his home town in Austria. To his horror he becomes the focus of dramatic rescue operation which leaves him fighting for his life on a freezing mountain. Who said exercise was good for you?

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  • Video Codec: XviD ISO MPEG-4
  • Video Bitrate: 2074 kbps
  • Video Resolution: 720 x 416
  • Video Aspect Ratio: (16:9)
  • Frames Per Second: 25
  • Audio Codec: 0x2000 (Dolby AC3)
  • Audio Bitrate: 128 kb/s AC3 48000 Hz)
  • Audio Streams: 2
  • Audio Languages: English
  • RunTime Per Part: 44.Mins
  • Number Of Parts: 1
  • Part Size: 682 MB
  • Source: PDTV
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