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Dhani Tackles the Globe: Season 1
Dhani Tackles the Globe Season 1
Actor: Dhani Jones
Genres: Special Interests, Television
NR     2009     7hr 15min

Famed NFL linebacker Dhani Jones will need more than shoulder pads where he?s going. He?ll be embarking on a global sports odyssey that will take him from Australia?s shores to the mountains of Switzerland! Being the top a...  more »


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Actor: Dhani Jones
Creators: Al Szymanski, Clay Loring Roberts, Mike Strom, Noah Scheinmann, Peter Franchella
Genres: Special Interests, Television
Sub-Genres: Travel, Television
Studio: Travel Channel
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 12/08/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2009
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 7hr 15min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Looking forward to season 2
MOrn | SF | 12/18/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Great show. I really enjoy the production values, but most importantly you can really see that Dhani Jones absolutely loves what he is doing. Whether he is training in the local sport, eating the local cuisine, getting beat up, gasping for air cause he sucks at a sport, or visiting a landmark of cultural significance, he shows a sense of humor along with a but of competitive edge. I also like how he gets drunk in a couple of episodes. Plus as a man, I can take a few fashion cues from Dhani. This guy is pretty stylish. More so than Bourdain and Zimmeran. If Dhani needed to improve on something it would be his voice overs. They need to sound more natural and less scripted. But thats a nitpick. And at $19 for a whole season, you can't beat it. I wish Travel would put out blu rays as I know this show rocks in hidef!!! There's more countries and sports to tackle so I am definitely lookin forward to season 2. If you watch this I'm sure you'll agree."
From one San Diegan to another: GREAT SHOW!
Matthew Plouffe | Chula Vista, CA USA | 12/30/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Dhani Jones really makes this program. Great personality, sense of humor and a natural in front of the camera. Locations are interesting with a novel approach to learning about other locations from a sports angle. Dhani completely throws himself into each cultural experience. I especially got a kick out of the extra challenges he faced, good-naturedly, in the Cambodia episode. This man has a whole other career waiting for him once he leaves football. I predict we'll be seeing a lot more of him in the future.

Interesting locales, challenges, beautiful photography and a host who feels like a best friend--how can you go wrong? Highly recommended!!