Sports & Adventure


Searching for the perfect waves in Corsica

Four surfers from the island of Corsica talk about their ups and downs in search of the perfect waves.

On this island, where the link to the sea has been built on conflicting relationships throughout its history, surfing has undergone a singular, almost anachronistic development.

Far from the poster images associated with this sport, this film takes us into a world where passion and thirst for freedom have sometimes come up against marginalization, frustration, failure, and rejection.


The vehicles of tomorrow tested under extreme conditions

If you own a car, it has been most likely heavily tested in Swedish Lapland, more precisely in Arjeplog.

Unknown to the public, this small town of 2,000 inhabitants, located 50km north of the Arctic Circle, is the world capital of the automobile industry in winter.

It is a secret location where the biggest manufacturers torment the vehicles of tomorrow under extreme conditions.


On and under the ice pack

In some parts of the world, climate change is more obvious than elsewhere.

French explorer Alban Michon, a specialist in ice diving, achieved a world first by crossing the Arctic "Northwest Passage" alone. Carrying over 180 kilos of equipment, Alban traveled nearly 500 kilometers, braving temperatures as low as -53°C.

This film is the story of this extraordinary adventure on and under the ice pack.


A surf trip to the island of Kyushu

Maoh Toda, a professional surfer from Miyazaki, takes a surfing trip through the island of Kyushu which is known for its many surfing locales.

Starting from his base at Nobeoka, he travels to Oita, Fukuoka and Kagoshima to secret spots known only to local surfers, while introducing the delicious cuisine of each region.


The maestros of weightlessness

Léo Urban, the Tarzan of the cities, and star of parkour has set himself the goal of becoming the best athlete in his discipline.

To perfect his training and overcome his last mental and physical barriers, he learns from the maestros of weightlessness and extreme sports.

KROOS [115’]

The heart and mind of Real Madrid

Toni Kroos is a phenomenon.

Even though he is the most successful and expensive German football player of all times, you barely notice him on the field or in public. He’s modest, introverted and reserved. Yet, he is the heart and mind of Real Madrid, the biggest football club in the world, where show and spectacle are as important as victory.

From Greifswald to Madrid, this film provides unseen images of the life of this atypical athlete and goes behind the scenes of professional football.


An intimate portrait of the media shy star athlete

For over a year, a camera followed famed soccer player Toni Kroos and his closest acquaintances, resulting in an intimate portrait second to none with unparalleled insights into the life of the media shy star.


Connecting with the ocean and nature

Pro surfer Hayato Maki is constantly searching for ways to connect with the sea and nature like going spear fishing or camping.

In this series, we share some of his adventures in the beautiful natural environment of Okinawa.


The 2020 race, a year like no other

The 24 hours of Le Mans, the 87 years old mythical endurance race, usually takes place in June. Due to the health crisis, the 2020 race was held in September without a public. This film follows the EDEC team in the LP2 class in this unprecedented context.

During qualifying, two cars broke and had to be repaired overnight, resulting in a one-lap penalty on the starting line. At the end of the first lap, they were in last place.

This is the start of an improbable comeback.


The best spots in the world of climbing

Moab, Utah. A desert town with massive sandstone towers where climbers test their limits.
Boulder, Colorado. The social hub of US climbing.
Innsbruck, Austria. The highest concentration of talent.
Catalunya, Spain. The sport climbing capital of the world.

This film is a fast-paced ride through the centers of the climbing universe.


The legend and the star

Who doesn't know the name of Zinedine Zidane, reputed one of the best midfielders of all time and a major actor in France's victory in the 1998 World Cup?

Today, as coach of Real Madrid, which some would argue is the greatest club in the history of football and of which he is a legend himself, he coaches some of the biggest stars in the game. Among them is Toni Kroos, the discreet German technician.

In this interview, Zidane talks about Toni Kroos, their relationship, his place in the Real Madrid team and what makes him an extraordinary man and athlete.


A growing community

Until recently, skateboarding was considered a male sport, but then it became an Olympic discipline in 2021 and has recently undergone a women's revolution.

Since then, the community of girls in skateboarding has continued to grow and is now inescapable.


Discover your mind-body engine to fuel your personal brand of extraordinary. The quality of our lives are determined by the quality of our health and well-being. But what is true health? How do we use it as the source of our inspiration and achievements? In this season premiere we meet the Fuel to Flourish Fellowship and join them in their mindfulness adventure through the island of Puerto Galera in Philippines.


No limits

Our experts choose 2 cars and push them to the limit to compare them.

Which one will turn out the best?

CARS TRIALS [352x9’]

In depth reviews

New models or forgotten classic, our experts present all the cars you dream of, down to the last detail.

Nothing escapes their sharp eyes.


Reproducing the exploits of yesteryear

5 world-class women athletes, in 5 different sports, have set themselves a major challenge that they will try to achieve at all costs.

CORE [52’]

The essence of rock climbing

Nothing is more exciting than exploring a new place. Climbers have figured that out long ago as they would travel extensively to test their abilities on different rocks.

Rock climbing rewards those with a creative approach to the challenges presented by nature.

This film is a breathtaking immersion in the landscapes and lifestyles that define climbing which has become the latest craze in urban culture.

CRAZY CARS [40x1,5’]

Driven by imagination

A compilation of the craziest and most hilarious cars.

It is just incredible what can de done with a body and 4 wheels.


A better life with cancer

For women who have suffered from breast cancer, the practice of Dragon Boat, a team water sport, contributes to their resilience, both physically and psychologically.

Solidarity, sisterhood, surpassing oneself, lymphatic drainage after breast surgery: the benefits of this sport are multiple and offer these women the possibility of a better life with their cancer, during and after.

This film follows three women who took up this sport practice coming from China.


A different angle

Top extreme sportsmen collaborate with a drone aerial filming team which hone in on their lifestyle and introduces their skills and achievements.


A daredevil's roadbook

Follow some very unusual tourists who travel to the most beautiful locations only to fulfill their passion for the extreme.

They journey to the beaches of Indonesia, the mountains of Chile, the volcanoes of Kamchatka, looking for the ultimate thrill, be it surf, kite, snowboard, BMX, rock climbing and much more.

These EXTREME TRAVELLERS take you to a world full of energy, adrenalin and spectacular landscapes.


A daredevil's challenge

110 years after the first air crossing over the English Channel, Franky Zapata took up the same challenge with his invention, the FlyBoard Air, a hoverboard powered by gas turbines.

We follow him and his team as they prepare for this physical and technological endeavor.


The National team, a reflection of plurality

Soccer conveys many passions, including that of identity. This makes it a relevant field to tell the story of immigration.

From the 1930s to the present day, the composition of the French national team reflects the plurality of the population.

Legends such as Raymond Kopa, Michel Platini, Zinedine Zidane and Basile Boli illustrate the four major waves of immigration that the country has experienced.


Repeated scandals

Mathias Pogba, the brother of famous player Paul Pogba, claims to have some shocking revelations to make in a Tik Tok video and shakes the soccer world to the ground. Did Paul seek to harm Killian Mbappé, by calling on a marabout, as his brother claims?

The women's soccer team members are not far behind with the resounding affair Hamraoui, which unfolds like a movie plot.

And there is the case of Benjamin Mendy, the 2018 world champion, accused of rape and sexual assault by seven women.

This film looks at the latest scandals in French soccer.


The white adventure of a father and his 2 sons

Somewhere in the Great North there is a secret place where icebergs come to life. This is where the icecap frees them and let them drift as ephemeral giants of the oceans.

Pierre and his two sons, aged 11 and 15, have decided to reach this magical location.

This 400 kms journey sees them facing menacing icy storms through white bears territory. In doing so they write one of the most glorious pages of recent Arctic history showing that human warmth and solidarity can brave the harshest conditions.


From the street to the cage

Away from the postcard image of Bangkok exists a world of violence and social antagonism.

Jakkrapong created the first Street Fight club in the city, providing a space for anyone to come and experience fighting. Operating on the fringe of society, and considered by most to be thugs, these young men meet to confront each other. Not for money or glory, but just to feel alive.

These are men that ultimately want to build, in their own way, a social bond within a hostile society.


The paragon of the olympic spirit

Berlin. August 1936. Jesse Owens, the black American, and Luz Long, the image of the perfect Aryan, compete in the Olympic Games under the watchul eyes of Adolf Hitler, who is eagerly expcting the triumph of his favorite athlete.

But during the event, the two athletes put aside their differences and the ideals they represent to face off in the tradition of the Olympic spirit. Luz Long even advises his nemesis during the qualifying rounds of the long jump that Jesse Owens finally wins.

Thanks to archival images associated with reenactments of the long jump event, testimonies from the descendants of the two athletes, sportsmen and historians, this film sheds new light on the 1936 Olympic Games, a decisive event that heralded the greatest tragedy of the 20th century.


Legendary football clubs seen by Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona goes back in time to tell the legends of the most famous football clubs in the world and their host cities.


Up there together

At the feet of the Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain, Chamonix is proud of its "Compagnie des Guides". Created in 1821, it is the oldest and most prestigious mountain guides’ company in the world.

People come from all over to ascend the Mont Blanc, most often under the guidance of a member of the Company. This is a very special organization based on solidarity and the love of mountain climbing.

But who are these women and men who have sworn allegiance to their passion? What values and convictions do they set forth? How do they cope with the hazards that are inherent to their occupation?


The path to NBA glory

This film follows the career of Dirk Nowitzki, his relationship with his coach and mentor, Holger Geschwinder, and their path to NBA glory.


They are 28 students with a dream that is also an obsession: to become professional dancers.

They want to grace all the stages of the world, and to achieve their goal they are ready to make the necessary sacrifices.

This three-part series plunges us into the daily life of the students and teachers of the top school of performing arts in Paris.


Travelling with a difference

It is no longer acceptable to use the world’s most beautiful locations as playgrounds without paying attention to the local people and their ecosystems. Today, outdoor traveling has to be meaningful and incorporate values of sharing and caring.

PATHFINDERS follows these new travelers whose quest for adventure and open spaces is equal to their respect for the locals.

With them, we discover magical places but also share the daily concerns of their inhabitants. Whether surfing in Peru or cycling downhill Mount Kenya, they are being confronted to the ecological threat facing Lake Titicaca or the terrible droughts hitting southern Kenya.


Dreaming about soccer

Children may live in different countries and cultures, yet they all share the same passion for football.

For the first time, a film goes behind the scenes of the world’s biggest football tournament for children aged 10 to 12: the Kids’ Football Nations Cup.

This film tells of today’s childhood, driven by hope, dream, and unity.


The eternal second

Raymond Poulidor was a famous French cyclist who drew his stardom from being viewed as the eternal second in the history of the Tour de France.

Today, Raymond Poulidor is a handsome, silver-haired gentleman peacefully growing old. He looks back on his career and talks about the glory, doping, money and women, as well as his legendary rivalry with Jacques Anquetil which fascinated the cycling world.


The art of the comeback in football

The art of the comeback is deeply embedded in football history, like when Sergi Roberto sealed the incredible qualification of Barcelona against Paris Saint Germain in 2017 (6-1). It gave rise to the Spanish word “remontada”.

This film tells the most improbable comebacks, for instance, the iconic games of Milan vs. Liverpool in 2005 or Liverpool vs. Barcelona in 2019. It shows the key moments when miracles happen.

It also addresses psychological aspects larger than the sport itself by going to the root of the people’s love for the game.


Sébastien Loeb has been a nine-time WRC world champion.

In this film, thanks to archive material and contributions from friends and competitors, he talks about his daily life on the world's tracks, where he continues to challenge a new generation of drivers, but also about his family.

SHIMA RUN [31x24’]

Running across Japan

As more people have started running and urban marathons have been held in various locations, diet and health have been on everyone’s mind.

This series introduces running methods while discovering some of the most scenic Japanese islands.


Quirky ways to have fun

Is it that famous sense of humour or the weather? Or is it because they live on an island? Whatever the reason, our British friends have developed all kinds of weird hobbies over the centuries, and they're still at it today, as the UK has become the international headquarters of eccentric activities.

This series provides an exhaustive offbeat tour of the nation's most bizarre spectacles and competitions. From Cheese Rolling to Bog Snorkeling, from the World Worm Charming Championships to Canine Freestyle, ECCENTRIC UK delivers the cream of the action and provides all the insight you'll need when you find yourself asking: why?


Asia through teens' eyes

This series targeted at young viewers uncovers amazing and unusual customs, rites, rituals, traditions, jobs and even hobbies of teens in Asia.

Get an insight into curious worlds and experience the contrast of growing up in neighbouring countries.



The colors of the German national football team

The German national football team now includes black players.

How far have they come before stepping onto the pitch, what obstacles have they overcome, what prejudices and hostility have they faced? What was it like in the past and what is it like today?

These players also shed light on how spectators, the media and society in general deal with the issue of racism. Slowly, insidiously, something has changed over the past decades.


The rare land masses in the southern Indian Ocean

This film proposes to discover the archipelagos of Kerguelen, Crozet and Amsterdam.

The mission of the ship Marion Dufresne is to supply the stations scattered on these islands and to relieve the staff of the FSAL, the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.

These rare land masses in the southern Indian Ocean have remained sanctuaries of biodiversity, thanks to their remoteness from human activity.


Climbing the highest building in the world

World famous extreme athlete Alain Robert, also known as the "French Spiderman", has been climbing bare hand the tallest buildings on the planet for over 25 years.

So when the construction of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai was completed, making it the tallest tower in the world culminating at 828m, it seemed natural that he had to face the challenge. That endeavour represented 5 years of intense negotiation and preparation

This film offers an insider look at this amazing and death defying adventure.


The Colin Kaepernick's story

Imagine two of the most emblematic American values colliding: freedom of speech and patriotism.

Football icon Colin Kaepernick epitomized that clash when, in 2016, a simple gesture turned him into the most polarizing athlete of our times. While the crowd stood up for the national anthem at an NFL football game, he took a knee instead. It became the kickoff for a serious political crisis in the US and started a movement (#TakeAKnee) that made him world famous. To some, Colin is a hero; to others, a traitor, but still, many followed his lead.

Colin Kaepernick may have sacrificed his career, but his standing against social injustice will go down in history.


Defying the laws of gravity

The motordrome, nicknamed the Wall of Death, is a large circular merry-go-round. Vintage motorbikes ride on its vertical walls, defying the laws of gravity with lightness.

German stuntman Donald Ganlsmeier has been revamping this funfair attraction from the last century.

This film tells the story of how Donald and his team revive this practice and how they embark on a new challenge of mechanical acrobatics with the creation of a special number with 4 bikes.


A major sporting event and a popular celebration

Every summer in July, the Tour de France captivates the country and a worldwide audience. It is not only a major sporting event but also a popular celebration.

Wherever it goes, the Tour employs thousands of people. For several weeks, our cameras have followed these men and women who work behind the scenes to make it a success.

From the athletes who cycle over a hundred kilometres every day to the race director or the models who give a peck on the cheek of the day’s winner, who are the ones who make this gigantic machine work?

TURBO [200x52’]

The flagship program devoted to automotive news

This iconic show is dedicated to the world of automobiles: the latest news, test drives, car matches, tips and thematic programs.

TURBO informs the driver and the car enthusiast through 3 key values: passion, expertise and quality.


A treacherous and epic adventure

The Matterhorn is one of the most famous mountain in the world thanks to its perfect pyramidal shape and the dream of many climbers.

Gugu, one of the very few professional mountain guides in China, wants to ascend the ominous North Face. His journey begins in Chamonix, capital of the French Alps, where he joins a rope party of colorful characters.

Unfortunate bad weather conditions will make this expedition a little more treacherous and epic than expected…

WAYNE [95’]

An improbable and triumphant story

This is the incredible but true story of Wayne Gardner, a kid from Wollongong, a little town of less than 300,000 inhabitants, that no one believed in and who grew up to be the hero who would define an era for Australians. He practiced one of the most dangerous and visually arresting sport on the planet: Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing.

This classic hero’s journey reminds us what it feels like to be the underdog, and yet climb a mountain, win a race or achieve our own individual dreams.

WIND QUEST [22x52’]

Marrying travel and scientific study

Arthur de Kersauson and Antoine Auriol go around the world to meet singular winds to which men have often given names.

Each episode is a journey and a challenge because the wind does not always blow where you expect it. But when it does, everything comes alive.

At once a scientific study and a breath of fresh air, this series is an experience with winds that have their own identities and strongly impact people's lives.


Sea, sand, dreams and reality

Copacabana. Saint-Tropez. Goa. Phuket.

The mere mention of these names brings up images of sun, holidays and a complete change of surroundings. In the public consciousness, these famous beaches have come to symbolize dream destinations everyone wish to visit one day.

Through the experiences of the people who stroll these very places (locals, surfers, tourists, vendors…), this series explores how these famous destinations have won fame and adulation throughout the world, to the point of becoming stars in their own right