George Kourounis is one of the world’s most active and venturesome stormchasers. Over the last 10 years, as the world’s weather has gotten more and more violent, he has witnessed and documented dozens of hurricanes, tornadoes and volcanic firestorms.
“Angry Planet” tours the world’s most extreme natural phenomena, showing a collection of unique and hair-raising situations involving tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and volcanoes. See some of the most extraordinary sights our angry planet can produce, hosted by a intense, personable thrillseeker.
The show is a behind-the-scenes docu-soap chronicling the adventures and misadventures as George and his associates explore the world’s wildest weather and hairiest natural sights.
A month after the devastating EF-5 level tornado struck Joplin, I returned there to see firsthand what the situation was like and I couldn’t believe what I saw.
The next best thing to actually going into space itself is to experience true weightlessness in a controlled (and far less expensive) way.
I find it odd that one of my scariest experiences was while I was in somewhat controlled conditions rather than out in the middle of a real storm.
I can say with certainty that visiting this place is about the closest to actually being at Jurassic Park that anyone can experience.
Every now and then, an event happens somewhere on Earth that I just HAVE to see up close for myself.
I love speaking with kids groups. There’s always a surprise for me.
Whew! There’s a lot to know to become a storm chaser.
It was a nothing I will always remember.
The conditions required to create these monstrous crystals had to have been the perfect balance of heat, water and minerals for over a half million years.
Nothing could’ve prepared me for when I took my first step into the Naica Crystal Cave.
I’d never been to Bermuda before and I just love visiting new places … But the clincher for me was that Igor was such a cool storm name.
Adventure… We all want some, but what is it?
There are days when I do agree with the people who think I’m a bit crazy.
Katrina was by far, the most destructive storm I’ve ever chased. Period.
The host of “Angry Planet” talks about his career, scariest encounters with nature and how his work impacts those around him.