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Man vs. Wild — The Story of Bear Grylls and His Successful Shows

Bear Grylls is a name that has become synonymous with adventure, and the host of “Man vs. Wild” has achieved countless incredible feats in his life. Trained in martial arts from a young age, Grylls was a soldier in the British Special Forces, survived a free-fall parachuting accident in Africa, and recovered to become one of the youngest climbers to conquer Mount Everest. More recently, Grylls has become the host of several extreme adventure TV shows across several networks in multiple countries.


Source: beargryllssurvivalacademy.com

His Emmy Award-nominated “Man vs. Wild TV” series reached an estimated 1.2 billion viewers, being one of the most-watched TV shows in the history of television. Even though some of the show is staged, as it has transpired after the producers were caught faking survival situations, it is still one of the most-watched shows about survivalists in the world.