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DHANI TACKLES THE GLOBE

March 15th, 2009 · No Comments

DHANI TACKLES THE GLOBE premieres on Monday, March 16 at 9pm ET on Travel Channel.

Dhani Jones played 9 years in the NFL, but is about to embark on a global sports odyssey that will take him anywhere with a scoreboard. By trying his hand at beloved national pastimes from around the globe (Muay Thai Fighting, Rugby and Dragon Boat Racing to name a few), Dhani explores the way sports help to define culture.

About Dhani Tackles the Globe
Dhani Jones will need more than shoulder pads where he’s going. This NFL linebacker and Renaissance man is about to embark on a global sports odyssey that will take him anywhere with a scoreboard.

By trying his hand at beloved national pastimes from around the globe, Dhani explores the way sports help to define culture. As a top athlete, Dhani will be able to demonstrate the thrills and challenges of each game by playing it himself.

Off the field, Dhani immerses himself fully in each city, getting the locals’ take on the best places to eat, drink, shop and sleep. Throughout his travels, Dhani finds the love of sports to be universal, providing common ground wherever he lands.

Coming Up on Dhani Tackles the Globe
* Muay Thai in Thailand
* Schwingen in Switzerland
* Rugby in England
* Dragon Boat Racing in Singapore
* Pelota in the Basque region of Spain
* Hurling in Ireland
* Surf Life Saving in Australia
* Pradal Serey in Cambodia
* Sailing in New Zealand
* Sambo in Russia

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