Born Survivor: Bear Grylls by Bear Grylls

Born Survivor: Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls
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  • ISBN
    9781905026371 / 1905026374
  • Title Born Survivor: Bear Grylls
  • Author Bear Grylls
  • Category Walking, Hiking, Trekking
    Biography: Sport
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 256
  • Publisher
    Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Imprint Channel 4 Books, a division of Transworld Publishers
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 189mm x 247mm x 15mm

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Bear Grylls is no stranger to extremes. During a three-year stint in the SAS he was involved in a horrific parachuting accident in Africa and broke his back in three places. Here, he shows us survival techniques when confronted with situations ranging from crossing piranha-infested rivers and finding fresh food to fighting off grizzly bears.

Publisher Description

Bear Grylls is no stranger to extremes. During a three-year stint in the SAS he was involved in a horrific parachuting accident in Africa and broke his back in three places. Months of rehabilitation followed but, never losing sight of his childhood dream of climbing Everest, Bear went on to become the youngest Briton ever to reach the summit and survive. It was a close-run thing, however, as during the descent he was almost killed in a crevasse, his life saved only by his team-mate and a rope. In 2003 Bear completed another world-record-breaking expedition, leading his team through freezing spray and icebergs across the North Atlantic Ocean in a small inflatable boat. More drama followed as Bear, a karate black belt, set out to show the viewers of Channel 4 what it is really like to complete the gruelling basic training of the Foreign Legion. Now, in “Born Survivor” which accompanies a brand new eight-part series for Channel 4, the world's ultimate survivor shows us how to stay alive in the most unforgiving conditions on Earth.
From crossing piranha-infested rivers and finding fresh food to building bush fires and fighting off grizzly bears - all manner of survival techniques from our most dangerous environments are covered. So, whether you find yourself stranded on a desert island in the Pacific, lost in the Lake District, or stuck in the snow on Greenland, once you've read this book, you too will be able to beat the elements and survive the wild.

Author Biography

Bear Grylls was trained by the British SAS. A world-record-breaking adventurer, successful TV presenter and bestselling author, he is also one of the world's youngest and most sought-after motivational speakers. He was recently awarded an honorary commission as a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy.

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