SEE BUILDINGS COME CRASHING DOWN

IF YOU have always wanted to see buildings implode and never had the opportunity, don't miss Discovery Channel's thrilling new series Extreme Explosions.

IF YOU have always wanted to see buildings implode and never had the opportunity, don't miss Discovery Channel's thrilling new series Extreme Explosions.

You will see buildings turn to rubble when the programme goes on the sair on Youth Day, June 16, at 10pm on DStv' s channel 250 .

This compelling new series will take you behind the scenes of some of the world's biggest and toughest implosions. From the UK to the US to Canada to Bermuda and the Netherlands, Extreme Explosions gives you a front-row seat to the meticulous planning and explosive action that comes with bringing down the world's biggest structures.

Join explosives experts Braden Lusk and Paul Worsey as they journey across the globe to meet the highly skilled blasters behind thrilling and sometimes terrifying demolitions that often take place under the most strenuous circumstances.

Doctors Lusk and Worsey examine how demolitions are undertaken and how they could have been done better. Their travels take them to the demolition sites of bridges, high-rise towers, skyscrapers, hotels and tough concrete structures that refuse to go down without a fight.

The programme reveals the precision planning the blasters employ to ensure safe and successful demolitions in what are frequently high-risk areas and with the odds of the elements stacked against them.

Lusk and Worsey discuss these amazing demolitions with the people that make them possible. The crew includes veteran blaster Jim Redyke, Chester Grace, Cody Gustafson and Bob Daphne, and Mike Perkin of the South African company, Wreckers.

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