Bobsledding, Baggage and Trash

Don races down an icy bobsled slope, dives behind the glitz of a Vegas show, gets into the guts of a dam, takes out trash in California and travels beneath Denver’s airport.

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Don Wildman practices bobsledding
Don Wildman practices bobsledding

Don Wildman practices bobsledding

Don visits Utah Olympic Park, site of the 2002 Winter Games, to get an up-close look at bobsledding. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman talking with a bobsled maintenance crew member

Don Wildman talking with a bobsled maintenance crew member

Don is recruited by the maintenance crew at the bobsled track to help prepare the runs. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman works on a bobsled run at the Utah Olympic Park

Don Wildman works on a bobsled run at the Utah Olympic Park

Don is put to work on the bobsled run. He needs to ensure it is safe for the athletes. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman working on the bobsled run

Don Wildman working on the bobsled run

It's hard work preparing the runs -- every rough patch needs to be fixed. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman in front of the ski jump at Utah Olympic Park

Don Wildman in front of the ski jump at Utah Olympic Park

Don poses in front of the the ski jump at Utah Olympic Park. Think he'll take a test jump? 960 1280

  

Don Wildman at NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building

Don Wildman at NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building

Don visits NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The building is the largest single-story building in the world. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman in front of a NASA crawler transporter

Don Wildman in front of a NASA crawler transporter

Don shoots a scene in front of one of NASA’s crawler transporters. They are used to move rockets and shuttles to the launch pad. 960 1280

  

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building

From 1968 to 2011, the NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building was where US manned space vehicles were built and stored. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman chatting with Jim Bolton

Don Wildman chatting with Jim Bolton

Don discusses NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building with expert Jim Bolton. He learns that the building is 526 feet tall. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman at the Wynn Las Vegas discussing the show Le Reve

Don Wildman at the Wynn Las Vegas discussing the show Le Reve

Don visits the Wynn Las Vegas to get a behind-the-scenes look at the show "Le Reve." 960 1280

  

Don Wildman diving into the tank for Le Reve

Don Wildman diving into the tank for Le Reve

Don prepares to dive into the "Le Reve" tank to help the aquatics crew get ready for the evening's performance. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman at the Wolf Creek Dam

Don Wildman at the Wolf Creek Dam

Don travels to Kentucky to check out the Wolf Creek Dam Seepage Rehabilitation Project on the Cumberland River. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and Kathy Lusk at the Wolf Creek Dam

Don Wildman and Kathy Lusk at the Wolf Creek Dam

Don and project expert Kathy Luck discuss the seepage problems of the dam and the efforts underway to resolve them. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman in front of the Kennedy Space Center
Don Wildman in front of the Kennedy Space Center

Don Wildman in front of the Kennedy Space Center

"One seriously proud American!" -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle

"Like most, I hope for a new Space Age to come. Please let’s not see this become just a dinosaur." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Stage for Le Reve

Stage for Le Reve

"The stage is set for something special just a few hours away …" -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Tim from the Off Limits crew

Tim from the Off Limits crew

"Tim, a plane ham." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Baggage at Denver Airport

Baggage at Denver Airport

"Cool thing is watching the lasers read the tags as the bags fly by on the belt." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Baggage at Denver International Airport

Baggage at Denver International Airport

"What’s supposed to happen -- and, amazingly, most times it does." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Wolf Creek Dam and Army of Engineers

Wolf Creek Dam and Army of Engineers

"Wolf Creek Dam, one of those great examples of Federal design, when the US government and the US Army Corps reshaped rural America. Now, there’s work to be done to make sure she keeps working." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Off Limits crew filming

Off Limits crew filming

"What I see everyday -- a television crew staring me down. I should be so fortunate." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Danger Sign

Danger Sign

"Very common sign in this place." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

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