Exploring the set of “Wipeout”

As the third most popular game show in the world, many of you have probably seen an episode of “Wipeout”. For a while the the filming location had been a secret, but recent satellite imagery has revealed it and Google Sightseeing has written a great post to show it off.


Google Sightseeing does a nice job of exploring the entire set, such as the rotating planks, the spinning platform and the “Wipeout Zone”.

For the full write-up, check out the post on Google Sightseeing.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.


  1. Haha I have never seen the show, but it is funny that it was discovered by google without them even knowing. Good catch!

  2. I am also glad you now put in a note explaning that the comments will be moderated though I don’t understand why it’s only Google blogs that are this way.
    Hopefully I’ll someday understand this great mystery.

  3. I think there has been another imagery update. I see new spot imagery in Japan and probably parts of China such as near Hong Kong. The imagery looks like it is already available in Google Maps.
    According to the Lat Long Blog, there will be border updates that is already available in Google Maps, but not in Google Earth.

  4. Never mind, the Japan one was from an earlier update in early April and I don’t know about China. It was probably updated in an earlier update.

  5. Nathaniel Deverell says:

    yea i wach this show.
    funny seeing it on Google Earth 🙂

  6. I’ve wondered if this is dangerous and how deep the water is, even With a life preserver! I get mad at somebody at work and laugh like crazy when someone gets suddenly punched out- it allows me to be nice later on ( after my sides quit aching )

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