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Man v. Cheetah

Running is what cheetahs were built to do and no human - even the most gifted runner can match them.

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Take nature's fastest land mammal vs. two of the quickest and most elusive athletes in all of professional sports: who wins ... and what shocking secrets are revealed? Nat Geo WILD gets a front row seat as the Tennessee Titans' Chris Johnson and the Chicago Bears' Devin Hester take part in an extraordinary first-ever one-on-one challenge against a cheetah. It's the race of a lifetime that has never been attempted before as cheetahs from SeaWorld's Busch Gardens race NFL's finest.