Last One Standing

Discovery Channel Premiered Oct 04, 2007 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

    • Senegalese Wrestling
      Senegalese Wrestling
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      In Senegal, the athletes take on the locals at their national sport - wrestling. First they must go through a wrestling boot camp, each hoping to be one of only two who will be allowed to enter into competition with a neighboring village. That is, if they can avoid being seriously injured from their training alone.moreless
    • Sumi Kick Fighting
      Sumi Kick Fighting
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      The competitors travel to Nagaland, a remote area of northeast India, in order to train with the Sumi, a tribe of former headhunters. Their goal is to master Akikiti, a vicious martial art where the soles of the feet are the only weapons, and the only defense. Then the athletes must prove their skills against locals in an intervillage competition.moreless
    • Java Martial Arts
      Java Martial Arts
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      In the rural Indonesian village of Cikaramat in West Java, the athletes learn the local sport, a deadly martial art known as Pencak Silat. They must put their trust, and their bodies, in the hands of a guru who will train them not only the complex moves of the art, but also in the spiritual and mental strengths they will need if they are to succeed.moreless
    • Kalapalo Wrestling
      Kalapalo Wrestling
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      The competition begins in the Brazilian rainforest, where the athletes must wrestle Kalapalo warriors at the "Festival of Death", with their village's honor at stake. Before they can compete, however, they are forced to prove themselves worthy by taking part in an ordeal that includes being scored with razor-sharp piranha teeth. Though all the athletes endure the rigorous training, in the end only a select few make it through to join the village team.moreless
    • Zulu Stick Fighting
      Zulu Stick Fighting
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      In South Africa, the competitors take on the Zulus in the always dangerous and sometimes deadly sport of stick fighting. Preparing for a Zulu royal wedding, the athletes must go through initiation ceremonies and take magic potions in order to find the skill and courage to fight.
    • Vanuatu Canoe Race
      Vanuatu Canoe Race
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      In the South Pacific, the athletes live on the tiny island of Wala in Vanuatu. There they train with the local tribe of fishermen, known as the Small Nambas, to face their toughtest challenge yet: a seaborne canoe race. They will battle powerful trade winds, high waves, and the fear of sharks as they race between islands.moreless
    • Trobriand Cricket
      Trobriand Cricket
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      On the island on Kiriwina, the competitors are invited to play in a tribal "cricket" match between two rival villages during the Mila Mala, the local harvest festival. Cricket was first introduced to the Pacific Islanders by English missionaries, but they play very much by their own rules. The athletes soon discover that this version of cricket bears little resemblance to the game they know, and involves taunts, intimidation, war, and magic.moreless
    • Andean Ice Race
      Andean Ice Race
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      High in the Andes, the competitors live in the village of Paqchanta while they train to become Ukukus, a mythical half-man, half-bear. In their roles as Ukukus, they will run in the ceremonial ice race, which entails cutting a block of ice from the glacier and sprinting down the side of the mountain with it tied to their backs. In order to take part, the athletes must learn the traditional styles of singing and dance, take a whipping to show their respect to the gods, and, at over 17,000 feet, overcome dangerous and debilitating altitude sickness.moreless
    • Kraho Log Running
      Kraho Log Running
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      In central Brazil, the competitors take part in an unique and particularly difficult sport - log racing. As part of the Witi, a ceremony to celebrate the birthday of the chief's granddaughter, the athletes are divided into two teams (representing the wet and dry seasons) who will compete against each other to carry a log from outside the village to its sacred center. If the long run juggling a very heavy log wasn't enough, there are also the ritual "cleansing" drinks that promise both sickness, and victory.moreless
    • Mongolian Wrestling
      Mongolian Wrestling
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Among a small community of nomads in the far west of Mongolia, the athletes prepare to take part in a local Naadam, the most important of all Mongolian sporting and cultural events. The men must live as nomads, their intensive training for the wrestling tournament only broken by the unpleasant necessities of managing a herd of goats.moreless
    • Tarahumara Endurance Race
      Tarahumara Endurance Race
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      In the Copper Canyon region of northwest Mexico, the athletes must run a marathon-length race against the Tarahumara Indians. As if running against some of the greatest natural endurance runners in the world wasn't enough, the competitors learn that they must complete the race wearing traditional sandals and kicking a small wooden ball through the snake-infested canyon course.moreless
    • Sepik Canoe Racing
      Sepik Canoe Racing
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Deep in the jungle of Papua New Guinea, the athletes join the Sepik in order to compete in the biggest canoe race of the year. But before they can race, they must learn to contend with snake-infested shelters and water filled with vicious crocodiles.
    • Waura Canoeing
      Waura Canoeing
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Week four... and the athletes are really starting to feel the hunger to win. This week they find themselves canoeing in the piranha infested rivers of the Amazon where you have to eat the fish, before they eat you!
    • Nepal Mountain Climbing
      Nepal Mountain Climbing
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Week three.... a trek into the mountains of Nepal to live with Sherpas, conquerors of some of the world's highest peaks.
    • Samo Wrestling
      Samo Wrestling
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Week two is Burkina Faso... the new athletes will be subjected to bone-crunching Samo wrestling.
    • Suri Stick Fighting
      Suri Stick Fighting
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      First stop... Southern Ethiopia and one of the most dangerous and intimidating sports on the planet, Suri Stick Fighting.
    • Bhutanese Archery
      Bhutanese Archery
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Week five in Bhutan and the athletes are immediately split into two rival villages... Kuenzaling and Kashi.
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