An international group of professional white-water kayakers meet up in exotic and beautiful locations around the globe to explore some of the most dangerous and exciting waters of the world. See these top athletes as they carve up the waters in Costa Rica, unchartered rivers of China, secret gems of Norway and Reunion Island.

In this episode of Kayaking the New Riders travel to China in hopes of sparking the movement that will spawn the athletes needed to field a team of kayakers to compete for China in the 2008 Summer Olympics. They are using kayak as their reason to interact with the Chinese people and explore the country.

Don’t miss out the full episode tonight at 20:55 (CET) on Planet Earth!