Season 2 Episode 18

Shockwave - 18

Aired Unknown May 30, 2008 on The History Channel
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Shockwave - 18
A fire captain sends his son into a burning house during a training exercise, and then suddenly it erupts into a massive fireball. Three other firefighters make it out but the captain's son is trapped in the inferno and can't find his way out thru the thick black smoke. An Australian dragster literally breaks in half at nearly 300 miles an hour. The driver is stuck in the roll cage as it violently tumbles down the track, then slams into a cement wall and bursts into flames. Camera's are rolling in a Marine convoy in Afghanistan as a suicide bomber takes dead aim at a Hum-Vee with 6 marines riding inside. The bomber broadsides the marines triggering a massive explosion, sending flames shooting 30 feet in the air. It's the most horrific spill in skateboard history. Super-Skater Jake Brown takes a terrifying fall from almost 50 feet up. Jake comes crashing down after flying off his skateboard. The impact is so powerful it literally blows his shoes off his feet. A Turkish folksinger and his crew are buried alive under a mountain of snow when a avalanche hits. In a weird twist of fate they were filming a music video trying to simulate another avalanche that devastated the area just two years before when things became all to real. A tortured father is forced to leave his two sons in danger of drowning behind, or go under himself. The three were trying to rescue another couple when their boat was swamped in a deadly current caused by something known as a lock dam.moreless

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