Honey Badgers are known for their strength, ferocity and toughness… which makes the Honey Badger the perfect moniker for one of Australian Rugby’s best known characters, Nick Cummins.
Now taking a break from the game, following a celebrated 15 Test match career with the Australian Wallabies, a season with the Australian Sevens, a Commonwealth Games silver medal and senior rugby stints with the Western Force and in Japan, Cummins has captivated rugby crowds with his flamboyant, never-say-die approach to playing.
One of eight siblings, born in Port Macquarie and raised in Queensland by his father Mark. Nick has grown a substantial following and audience via social media since his famous post-match quotes and one-liners went viral.
He tells of his happy-go-lucky approach to life in two books, Tales of The Honey Badger and Adventures of The Honey Badger, the latter in conjunction with dad, Mark.
In his first film with National Geographic, we follow Nick’s adventures along the Southern coast of Australia, from Port Lincoln to the Margaret River hunting for the unique personalities that give Australia its character and charisma, its ingenuity in the face of adversity, and its reason for a cold beer at the end of the day.
Join Nick as he dives with sharks in Port Lincoln, shears sheep in Coorabie and takes a helicopter ride over the famous Pink Lake in Esperance, revealing and preserving the remarkable and surprising people and events that define this incredible part of the world, what he now fondly calls; ‘The Bottom End’.
Tune into National Geographic on March 20th to see more of our beloved Honey Badger.