Whether he’s enduring 210-kilometre-perhour winds in the eye of Hurricane Katrina, chasing tornadoes through Kansas or battling wildfires in the Yukon, George Kourounis (right) is always in the middle of Mother Nature’s fury, camera in hand.

The world-renowned adventurer and host of the popular TV series “Angry Planet” will present his Royal Canadian Geographical Society Speaker Series, Exploring the Earth’s Extremes, on April 24, 2013, at Centrepointe Theatre in Ottawa. Tickets are on sale through www.centrepointetheatre.ca.