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Extremes is a show about people who’ve lived through extraordinary situations. These are big stories with enormous stakes. There’s no pattern to the stories that our guests tell: some are funny, others are sad. Some situations were accidents, others ...Show More


32:17 | May 16th, 2019

Annette Herfkens was 31 when she and her fiancé boarded a Vietnam Airlines flight in November of 1992. It was supposed to be a romantic trip. A surprise getaway from her fiancé who was working as a ba...Show More
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30:04 | Jul 8th, 2019

David was a 17-year-old volunteer firefighter who was caught lighting forest fires along Australia's southern coast. In this episode, we'll ask what drove him to such reckless behaviour. For informat...Show More
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29:14 | Jun 28th, 2019

Ben McMahon learned Chinese in a Melbourne high school, but, like a lot of people who learn languages at high school, he didn’t really. But years later, when Ben was involved in a car accident, he wok...Show More

31:23 | Jun 6th, 2019

Peter Bland is a Australian businessman who was almost the first person to cross the Antarctic Peninsula unsupported. But on the home stretch, he was hit by an avalanche and washed down a crevasse. We...Show More

39:41 | May 30th, 2019

In 2003, John Rusnak became briefly famous for pulling one of the biggest cases of bank fraud in US history. We talk to John about how he got himself into so much trouble, why he turned himself in, an...Show More
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