PICK OF THE DAY

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 17 September, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 17 September, 2003, 12:00am

Baseclimb 2: Defying Gravity


Pearl, 8.30pm


In 1992, Glenn Singleman leaped off the Great Trango Tower in Pakistan and set a world record for altitude basejumping of 6,258 metres. But when he set himself a new goal, his wife Heather Swan challenged him to take her with him. This film follows Swan's emotional and physical journey as she prepares for a 6,828-metre jump off Ama Dablam in Nepal.


Inside The Vatican


National Geographic, 8pm


With a population of 524 and consisting of 25 buildings, Vatican City, with its magnificent art, architecture, manuscripts and books, is the world's smallest nation. This programme provides a rare glimpse of the state and the thriving community that exists within its walls.


 

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