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Edward Michael Grylls
Born 7 June 1974 (1974-06-07) (age 35)
Northern Ireland
Residence Barge moored by Battersea Bridge on the River Thames,[1] and an island on Llŷn Peninsula, Abersoch North Wales[2]
Occupation Adventurer,
author,
motivational speaker,
television presenter
Chief Scout
Spouse(s) Shara Cannings Knight[3]
Children Jesse, Marmaduke,[4] and Huckleberry[5]
Parents Sir Michael Grylls
Lady Grylls (née Sarah Ford)
Website
BearGrylls.com
.Edward Michael Grylls, nicknamed Bear, (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter.^ Bear Grylls is a born survivor.
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^ Edward Michael Grylls , nicknamed Bear , (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter.
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^ Print Email More Television adventurer Bear Grylls , of Discovery's Man vs. Wild , is a father again.
  • Bear Grylls Gives New Son Wacky Name - ParentDish 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.parentdish.com [Source type: General]

He is best known for his television series Born Survivor, known as Man vs. Wild in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He is one of the youngest Britons to climb Mount Everest, doing so at age 23. In July 2009, Grylls was appointed the youngest ever Chief Scout at the age of 35.

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Personal life

.Grylls was raised in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland[citation needed], until he was four when his family moved to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight.^ We lived on the Isle of Wight, where Dad [Sir Michael Grylls] was the Conservative MP. Mum was busy being an MP’s wife and happy to let Lara look after me.
  • Relative Values: Bear Grylls and his sister, Lara Fawcett - Times Online 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC women.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: News]

[6][7] .He is the son of the late Conservative party politician Sir Michael Grylls and Lady Grylls (née Sarah Ford).^ It is, itself, a smooth reply, worthy of an Old Etonian whose father was the Conservative MP Sir Michael Grylls.
  • Bear Grylls discusses his new Channel 4 series Born Survivor - Times Online 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC entertainment.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Who else finds so many ways to rationalize peeing on himself on TV? Interestingly, Bear Grylls late father Sir Michael Grylls was a Tory MP who was disgraced after accepting substantial bribes from various companies.
  • Survivor Man...Bear Grills....A Fraud....? - SurfTalk 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.stripersonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He went to Eton and is the son of a conservative politician who got a knighthood.
  • Bear Grylls is a gigantic faggot and Les Stroud is god. [Archive] - eBaum's World Forum 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC forum.ebaumsworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[8] His maternal grandparents were Patricia Ford,[9] an Ulster Unionist Party MP and Neville Ford who played first-class cricket. .He has one sibling—an elder sister, Lara Fawcett, a cardio-tennis coach.^ When I hear people say he’s a fake, I just see red,” says Lara Fawcett, Grylls’s protective older sister, who gave him the name Bear (as in Teddy) as an infant because she hated the one his parents gave him (Edward).
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

^ Lara Fawcett , his sister: “He’s never been squeamish.
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In an episode of Man vs. Wild featuring Hollywood actor Will Ferrell, he said his sister gave him the nickname "Bear" when he was just a week old.
.Grylls was educated at Eaton House, Ludgrove School, Eton College, and Birkbeck, University of London,[10] where he graduated with a degree, obtained part-time, in Hispanic studies in 2002. He learned to climb and sail from his father at an early age.^ Taught to climb and sail at an early age by his father, Grylls earned a black belt in karate as a teenager (he now favors yoga and ninjitsu), then joined the British Special Air Service right out of Eton College, the elite British prep school.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

^ The Eton-educated survival expert has spoken for the first time about his public mauling by Ray Mears, who earlier this year dismissed Grylls as a "boy scout" and a "showman".
  • Grylls admits defeat to TV rival Mears | Media | The Guardian 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ And Bear Grylls was in the Territorial SAS. A part-time half ass version of the real thing.
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.He earned a second dan black belt in Shotokan karate as a teenager.^ Taught to climb and sail at an early age by his father, Grylls earned a black belt in karate as a teenager (he now favors yoga and ninjitsu), then joined the British Special Air Service right out of Eton College, the elite British prep school.
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^ Skills Speaks French and Spanish; black belt in karate .
  • Grylls admits defeat to TV rival Mears | Media | The Guardian 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ I do vary my workouts with running, climbing, swimming, martial arts (I have a Black Belt in Karate), yoga, and strength training.
  • Celebrity Fitzness Report: Bear Grylls of Man vs Wild - That's Fit 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.thatsfit.com [Source type: General]

He now practices Yoga and Ninjutsu. .He also became involved in scouting, beginning at age eight, as a cub scout.^ He first got involved in Scouting aged eight as a Cub Scout.
  • Bear Grylls announced as new Chief Scout 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC scouts.org.uk [Source type: General]

[11] He speaks English, Spanish, and French.[12] .Grylls is Christian, describing his faith as the "backbone" in his life.^ Though he doesn’t mention it much on Man vs. Wild , Bear Grylls is a devout Christian and his faith is a big part of his coping strategy when under stress.
  • Life According to Bear Grylls | Primer 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.primermagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ My Christian faith is a real backbone and I am no longer scared to say that I depend on it.

[12]
.Grylls married Shara Grylls (née Cannings Knight) in 2000.[3][9] They have three sons: Jesse, Marmaduke,[13] and Huckleberry (born 15 January 2009 via natural childbirth on his houseboat).^ They named their second son Marmaduke .
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^ Bear's sons' names are Jesse and Marmaduke.
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^ January 15, 2009 2:22 PM Susan Knight said...
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[5]
.In December 2008, Grylls suffered a broken shoulder while kite skiing across a stretch of ice during an independent expedition to climb a remote unclimbed peak in Antarctica.^ We did a big climb on this unclimbed peak.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ According to updates on his expedition website , Grylls fell while kite skiing across the ice shelf.
  • Backpacker Blogs - Bear Grylls Injured in Antarctica 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.backpacker.com [Source type: General]

^ Grylls and his expedition team had planned to gain access to and climb the unnamed peak using manpower and biofuels in an effort to promote alternative energy.
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.Travelling at speeds up to 50 km/h (30mph), a ski caught on the ice, launching him in the air and breaking his shoulder when he came down.^ I’d just put a helmet on, more to keep my hat and goggles on, and about 10 minutes later I was in the front, and a massive gust came along and just ripped me out of the skis, and I flew through the air and smashed down really hard on this blue ice.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

^ We were basically in a blizzard steaming along on these skis at 50 mph just licking across the ice.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ July 24th, 2007 1:47 pm I was watching one episode where Bear was floating down a river to speed up his travel time and I was certain you could see the outline of a life jacket under his shirt.
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[14]

Military reserve service

After leaving school, Grylls considered joining the Indian Army[15] and spent a few months hiking in the Himalayan mountains of Sikkim and West Bengal, Assam. .From 1994 to 1997, after passing United Kingdom Special Forces Selection, he served in the part-time United Kingdom Special Forces Reserve, with 21 Regiment Special Air Service, 21 SAS(R), as a trooper, survival instructor and Patrol Medic.^ Bear was a survival expert in the British Special Air Services (21 SAS).
  • Celebrity Fitzness Report: Bear Grylls of Man vs Wild - That's Fit 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.thatsfit.com [Source type: General]

^ Good on you Chris, Grylls is a self obsessed publicist and spins his (21) Territorial Army Special Forces experience of months serving over 3 years part-time, to 3 years full-time in the SAS. Sadly Grylls preys on the public's lack of knowledge re selection standards regarding Territorial Army Special Forces and the SAS proper, just ask Andy McNab or Chris Ryan, one is good and one is AWESOME! Grylls so loves to be vague with the truth, I wonder why?
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^ Even our American cousins who attend the Special Forces LRRPs school in Bavaria alongside our TA are not surprised that the British SAS are always in the top two percent of students, but are extremely surprised to find out that they are part time soldiers.

[16] He claims that he served in North Africa twice.[13] .In 1996, he suffered a freefall parachuting accident in Kenya.^ When I was 21, I broke my back in three places in a freefall parachuting accident in Africa.

^ Two years before he climbed Everest he suffered a near fatal parachuting accident in Africa.
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.His canopy ripped at 1,600 feet (500 m), partially opening, causing him to fall and land on his parachute pack on his back, which partially crushed three vertebrae.^ I have to admire his spirit - because he broke his back in three places during a parachute accident.
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^ He served part-time for three years in the British Special Forces in the British SAS before a parachuting accident broke his spine in three places, forcing him to leave the Forces.
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^ During this time he had a horrendous parachuting accident whilst in southern Africa and broke his back in three places.
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[17] .Grylls later said: "I should have cut the main parachute and gone to the reserve but thought there was time to resolve the problem".[18] According to his surgeon, Grylls came "within a whisker" of being paralysed for life and at first it was questionable whether he would ever walk again.^ He said you really should not be walking.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1996, he came “within a whisker,” as his surgeon put it, of being paralyzed for life when his parachute failed him on a training exercise in Africa.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

^ Grylls also said he has been approached about doing a Man vs. Wild urban disaster 3-D feature film, an idea he said he would "really like to do."
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.Grylls spent the next 18 months in and out of military rehabilitation at Headley Court[18] before being discharged and directing his efforts into trying to get well enough to fulfil his childhood dream of climbing Mount Everest.^ Bear Grylls didnt climb Everest, Everest climbed Bear Grylls.
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^ BearGryllsFanatic » 18 October 2009 : Bear Grylls is scared of heights Ray Mears and Survivor Man suck Bear Grylls called his sons Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry His dad is dead He went over Mt Everest on a paramoter He climbed Mt Everest .
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^ By his early 20's, Bear Grylls became the youngest Brit to summit Mount Everest after nearly dying in an army parachute accident.
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In 2004, Grylls was awarded the honorary rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve.[19]

Everest

.On 16 May 1998, Grylls achieved his childhood dream (an ambition since his father gave him a picture of Everest when he was eight) and a record, as the youngest Briton, at 23, to summit Mount Everest, just eighteen months after breaking his back.^ In 1998, Grylls announced to have broken another record of becoming the youngest Briton, at 23, to summit Mount Everest.
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^ It was about summiting Everest in 1998.
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^ He is one of the youngest Britons to climb Mount Everest, doing so at age 23.
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.However, James Allen, an Australian/British climber who ascended Everest in 1995 with an Australian team, but who has dual citizenship, beat him to the summit at age 22.[20] The feat has since been surpassed by Jake Meyer and, at age 19, by Rob Gauntlett.^ By his early 20's, Bear Grylls became the youngest Brit to summit Mount Everest after nearly dying in an army parachute accident.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ Bear joins only thirty British climbers to have successfully completed climbing Everest and return alive .
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^ Grylls and Stroud are as real as “climbers” of Everest and K2 who pay big money for a guide and an army of porters to “climb” these mountains.
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.Grylls' expedition involved nearly four months on Everest's southeast face: From his first reconnaissance climb on which he fell in a crevasse and was knocked unconscious, regaining consciousness to find himself swinging on the end of a rope, to the weeks of acclimatisation climbs involving climbing up and down the South Face, negotiating the Khumbu icefall (a frozen river), the Western Cwm glacier, and a 5000 foot wall of ice called the Lhotse face, to the grueling ascent with the ex-SAS soldier Neil Laughton, involving climbing for hours in the night, that took him past extreme weather, fatigue, dehydration, last-minute illness, sleep deprivation and almost running out of oxygen inside the death zone where air is three times thinner than at sea level.^ We have got a canoe, and we go up and down the river.
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^ The actual ascent of Everest took ninety days enduring extreme weather, two months of limited sleep and running out of oxygen in the upper regions of the death zone (above 26,000 feet).
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^ Bear Grylls didnt climb Everest, Everest climbed Bear Grylls.
  • TruePravda » Bear Grylls Facts 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.jaredbridges.net [Source type: General]

To prepare for climbing at such high altitudes in the Himalayas, in 1997, Grylls became the youngest Briton to climb Ama Dablam, a peak described by Sir Edmund Hillary as "unclimbable".

Other expeditions

Circumnavigation of the UK

.In 2000, Grylls, led the first team to circumnavigate the UK on a personal watercraft or jet ski, taking about 30 days, to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).^ In 2000 Grylls led the first team to circumnavigate the UK on personal watercraft, to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Lifeboats.
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^ Since then, Grylls has performed stunts for charity, like having a three-course meal suspended from a balloon at 25,000 feet, and circumnavigating England on a jet ski.
  • Life According to Bear Grylls | Primer 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.primermagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2005 Grylls led the first team ever to attempt to paramotor over the remote jungle plateaux of the Angel Falls in Venezuela.
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He also rowed naked for 22 miles in a homemade bathtub along the Thames to raise funds for a friend who lost his legs in a climbing accident.[21]

Crossing the North Atlantic

.Three years later, he led a team of five, including his childhood friend, SAS colleague, and Mount Everest climbing partner Mick Crosthwaite, on the first unassisted crossing of the north Atlantic Arctic Ocean, in an open rigid inflatable boat.^ All the expeditions I’ve been on, whether climbing Mount Everest or crossing the north Atlantic Arctic Ocean in an inflatable boat, have been because I’ve wanted to explore territory where I feel alive.

^ In August 2003, Bear led the first crew to cross the Atlantic via the Arctic Circle in an open rigid inflatable boat, in aid of The Princes Trust.
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^ M.W. » 14 July 2007 : In 2005 he led a team of five British men on the first unassisted crossing of the North Atlantic Arctic Ocean, in an open rigid inflatable boat.
  • TruePravda » Bear Grylls Facts 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.jaredbridges.net [Source type: General]

.Battling force 8 gale winds, hypothermia, icebergs and storms in an eleven-metre-long boat through some of the most treacherous stretches of water in the world including the Labrador Sea, the Denmark Strait, and the stretch made famous by The Perfect Storm, Grylls and his team were just barely able to finish the journey from Halifax, Nova Scotia to John o' Groats, Scotland.^ The team was attempting to reach the highest, most remote high tepuis, made famous by Conan Doyle's Lost World.
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^ They became the first ever team to complete an unassisted crossing of the North Atlantic just south of the Arctic Circle in an 'open' rigid inflatable boat.
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^ In my opinion Bear Grylls is able to survive, as in live just long enough to make it back to civilisation.
  • Ray Mears vs Bear Grylls – The Showdown « John’s Adventures 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.johnsadventures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He was awarded an Honorary commission in the Royal Navy as a Lieutenant-Commander for this feat.^ I was worried about his infamous hotel holiday, but looking through his biography He has worked in the Army, as well as for several important children's adventure charities, and is an Honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Navy.
  • Bear Grylls announced as new Chief Scout 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC scouts.org.uk [Source type: General]

[citation needed]

Paramotoring over Angel Falls

.In 2005, Grylls led the first team ever to attempt to paramotor over the remote jungle plateau of the Angel Falls in Venezuela, the world's highest waterfall.^ In 2005 Grylls led the first team ever to attempt to paramotor over the remote jungle plateaux of the Angel Falls in Venezuela.
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^ In 2000 Grylls led the first team to circumnavigate the UK on personal watercraft, to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Lifeboats.
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^ The team was attempting to reach the highest, most remote high tepuis, made famous by Conan Doyle's Lost World.
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.The team was attempting to reach the highest, most remote tepuis.^ The team was attempting to reach the highest, most remote high tepuis, made famous by Conan Doyle's Lost World.
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^ In 2005 Grylls led the first team ever to attempt to paramotor over the remote jungle plateaux of the Angel Falls in Venezuela.
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Dinner party at altitude

.In 2005, alongside the balloonist and mountaineer David Hempleman-Adams and Lieutenant Commander Alan Veal, leader of the Royal Navy Freefall Parachute Display Team, Grylls created a world record for the highest open-air formal dinner party, which they did under a hot-air balloon at 25,000 feet, dressed in full mess dress and oxygen masks.^ You just broke the record for the highest open-air dinner party, slung under a hot-air balloon at 7,395m (24,260ft).

^ Bear Grylls created a world record for the highest ever open-air formal dinner party, which they did under a hot air balloon at 25,000 feet, dressed in full mess kit and oxygen masks.
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^ He was in the British Special Forces and the foreign legion, he's been up Everest, he did that para-gliding thing to a record height (or so they'd have you believe).
  • Bear Grylls vs Les Stroud - Movies/Radio and Television - Asimovs.com Forums 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.asimovs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.To train for the event, he made over 200 parachute jumps.^ He only served 3 years after he hurt himself on a faggot training parachute jump.
  • Bear Grylls is a gigantic faggot and Les Stroud is god. [Archive] - eBaum's World Forum 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC forum.ebaumsworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This was in aid of the The Duke of Edinburgh's Award and The Prince's Trust.^ I was asked to do something special to celebrate 50 years of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme and thought it would be fun.

^ In August 2003, Bear led the first crew to cross the Atlantic via the Arctic Circle in an open rigid inflatable boat, in aid of The Princes Trust.
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^ These include: Global Angels, BSES, The Duke of Edinburgh Awards, Prince's Trust, SSAFA Forces, RNLI, BOLT, Hope and Homes for Children and Make Poverty History.
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Paramotoring over the Himalayas

.In 2007, Grylls claimed to have broken a new world record by flying a Parajet paramotor over the Himalayas, higher than Mount Everest.^ By his early 20's, Bear Grylls became the youngest Brit to summit Mount Everest after nearly dying in an army parachute accident.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ Published August 31, 2007 backpacking , news 12 Comments Tags: arctic exploration , Bear Grylls , fakery , Hiking , news , Tina Sjogren .
  • Arctic Explorer Tina Sjogren Slams Bear Grylls « memoirs on a rainy day 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC range.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ Mike August 2nd, 2007 I’ve no doubt that Bear is a badass survivalist – he was in the British Special Forces, he climbed Everest, and he has several world records in extreme sporting.
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[22] Grylls took off from 14,500 feet, 8 miles south of the mountain. Grylls reported looking down on the summit during his ascent and coping with temperatures of −60 °C . .He endured dangerously low oxygen levels and eventually reached 29,500 feet, almost 10,000 feet higher than the previous record of 20,019 feet.^ In 2007 Grylls announced he had broken a new world record by flying a petrol-powered paraglider over the Himalayas, higher than Mount Everest, having to cope with temperatures of -60C and dangerously low oxygen levels to reach 29,500 feet, almost 10,000 feet higher than the previous record of 20,019 feet.
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^ Bear Grylls created a world record for the highest ever open-air formal dinner party, which they did under a hot air balloon at 25,000 feet, dressed in full mess kit and oxygen masks.
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The feat was filmed for Discovery Channel worldwide as well as Channel 4 in the UK. [23]
.While Grylls initially planned to cross over Everest itself, the permit was only to fly to the south of Everest, and he did not traverse Everest out of risk of violating Chinese airspace.^ Speaking of staying alive, how much planning did you do when you took out Will Farrell?
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^ Im sure that they did several takes of Bear Grylls (what a great name) crossing the log.
  • Survivor Man...Bear Grills....A Fraud....? - SurfTalk 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.stripersonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are plans in 2007 for Bear return to Mount Everest and attempt to fly powered paragliders over the summit.
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[24]

Longest indoor freefall

.Grylls, along with the double amputee Al Hodgson and the Scotsman Freddy MacDonald, set a Guinness world record in 2008 for the longest continuous indoor freefall.^ Achievements Guinness World Records entry as the youngest Briton to climb Everest (and survive), aged 23 .
  • Grylls admits defeat to TV rival Mears | Media | The Guardian 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Grylls has been unavailable for comment but I’m sure once he returns from his trek in Wales (if that's really where he is), that he’ll be keen to preserve his macho image and set the record straight.
  • Bear Grylls accused of staging Born Survivor show : TV Scoop 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.tvscoop.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Guinness World Records Ltd.
  • A Tangentially Sportive Chat with Survivalist, Tennis Fan and Urine Connoisseur Bear Grylls - shall.tsn - The Sporting Blog - Sporting News 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.sportingnews.com [Source type: General]

[25] The previous record was 1 hr 36 mins by a US team. Grylls, Hodgson, and MacDonald, using a vertical wind tunnel in Milton Keynes, broke the record by a few seconds. The attempt was in support of the charity Global Angels.

Media

.Grylls entered television work with an appearance in an advertisement for Sure deodorant, featuring his ascent of Mount Everest.^ By his early 20's, Bear Grylls became the youngest Brit to summit Mount Everest after nearly dying in an army parachute accident.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1998, Grylls announced to have broken another record of becoming the youngest Briton, at 23, to summit Mount Everest.
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^ The day after he died, I got my first real break — a Sure deodorant commercial that played off my Everest fame.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

Grylls has been a guest on television programs, including Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Attack of the Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Harry Hill's TV Burp. .Grylls recorded two advertisements for Post's Trail Mix Crunch Cereal, which aired in the US from January 2009. He also appeared as a distinguished instructor in Dos Equis' Most Interesting Academy in a webisode named "Survival in the Modern Era". He appeared in a five-part web series that demonstrates urban survival techniques and features Grylls going from bush to bash.^ I'm an instructor in the survival in the modern world.
  • A Tangentially Sportive Chat with Survivalist, Tennis Fan and Urine Connoisseur Bear Grylls - shall.tsn - The Sporting Blog - Sporting News 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.sportingnews.com [Source type: General]

^ The channel said Wednesday that Ferrell and series host Grylls spent two days in Sweden’s mountains and glaciers for a “Man vs. Wild” special.
  • Will Ferrell Survives ‘Man Vs. Wild’ With Bear Grylls | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ Typical of the series, Grylls showed the actor -- who took part in the show to promote his upcoming adventure comedy, Land of the Lost -- what it takes to find food in the forests.
  • Will Ferrell Takes On Bear Grylls in Swedish Hinterland || Jaunted 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.jaunted.com [Source type: General]

He also has marketed the Alpha Course, a course on the basics of the Christian faith. Warner Bros. asked Grylls to appear in its remake of the film Clash of the Titans.[citation needed]
Grylls is a bestselling author. .Grylls' first book, titled Facing Up, went into the UK top 10 best-seller list, and was launched in the USA entitled The Kid Who Climbed Everest.^ Top 10 Lists .
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^ He is a best selling author and has written several books including "The Kid Who Climbed Everest" and Facing the Frozen Ocean".
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^ Bear's first book "The Kid Who Climbed Everest" also released as "Facing Up" made it to the Top 10 Bestseller list.
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.About his expedition and achievements climbing to the summit of Mount Everest.^ It was about summiting Everest in 1998.
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^ When he was discharged, he focused his energies on realizing a childhood dream: climbing Mount Everest.
  • Bear Grylls is a Phony | SPIKE 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ By his early 20's, Bear Grylls became the youngest Brit to summit Mount Everest after nearly dying in an army parachute accident.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

.Grylls' second book Facing the Frozen Ocean was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2004. His third book was written to accompany the series Born Survivor: Bear Grylls.^ Bear Grylls is a survivor of sort’s.
  • Ray Mears vs Bear Grylls – The Showdown « John’s Adventures 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.johnsadventures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bear Grylls accused of staging Born Survivor show .
  • Bear Grylls accused of staging Born Survivor show : TV Scoop 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.tvscoop.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Book Picks by Bear Grylls #5 thru #1 .
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(Released in America in April 2008 to the Man vs. Wild Discovery television show) It features survival skills learned from some of the world's most hostile places. .This book reached the Sunday Times Top 10 best-seller list.^ Top 10 Lists .
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^ Bear's first book "The Kid Who Climbed Everest" also released as "Facing Up" made it to the Top 10 Bestseller list.
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He has a series of children's adventure survival books titled: Mission Survival: Gold of the Gods, and Mission Survival: Way of the Wolf. His latest book is an extreme guide to outdoor pursuits, titled Bear Grylls Outdoor Adventures.

Escape to the Legion

.Grylls filmed a four-part TV show in 2005, called Escape to the Legion, which followed Grylls and eleven other UK "recruits" as they took part in a shortened re-creation of the French Foreign Legion's basic desert training in the Sahara.^ Part of whats so silly about all the reality TV shows is that the cast is always acting differently than they would if they didnt know they were being watched.
  • Survivor Man...Bear Grills....A Fraud....? - SurfTalk 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.stripersonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Things like sting beetles, they’re quite difficult to tell apart from other stuff.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

^ Maybe we could create another show called “Survival Presenters: Are You Tough Enough?”… .
  • Ray Mears vs Bear Grylls – The Showdown « John’s Adventures 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.johnsadventures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The show was broadcast in the UK on Channel 4,[26] and in the USA on the Military Channel.[27] In 2008, it was repeated in the UK on the History Channel.[28]

Born Survivor/Man vs. Wild

.Grylls hosts a series titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls for the British Channel 4 and broadcast as Man vs Wild in Australia, Canada and the U.S.A., and as Ultimate Survival on the Discovery Channel in Europe, Asia, and Africa.^ Les Stroud is a poor mans Canadian Bear Grylls.
  • Survivor Man...Bear Grills....A Fraud....? - SurfTalk 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.stripersonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls airs Mondays at 10 p.m.
  • Bear Grylls: Constantly testing the limits - In Depth with Graham Bensinger- nbcsports.msnbc.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC nbcsports.msnbc.com [Source type: General]

^ And so it is in that spirit that we offer, in his own words, the Bear Grylls Survival Manual…to Life.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

.The series features Grylls dropped into inhospitable places, showing viewers how to survive.^ Show me how to survive an IRS audit.
  • Survivor Man...Bear Grills....A Fraud....? - SurfTalk 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.stripersonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A good measure of how bad a survival show’s host is how many times they throw up on camera.
  • Ray Mears vs Bear Grylls – The Showdown « John’s Adventures 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.johnsadventures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Id always assumed that with nature and survival shows they basically just went out into the wilderness and filmed what happened.
  • Survivor Man...Bear Grills....A Fraud....? - SurfTalk 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.stripersonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The second season premiered in the US on 15 June 2007, the third in November 2007, and the fourth in May 2008. Grylls is currently filming the fifth season.^ By Limo Hire on May 15, 2008 .

^ Season 2 premiered in the US on June 15th, 2007.
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^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 .

.The show has featured stunts including Grylls climbing cliffs, parachuting from helicopters, balloons, and planes, paragliding, ice climbing, running through a forest fire, wading rapids, eating snakes, wrapping his urine-soaked t-shirt around his head to help stave off the desert heat, drinking urine saved in a rattlesnake skin, drinking fecal liquid from elephant dung, wrestling alligators, field dressing a camel carcass and drinking water from it, eating various "creepy crawlies" [insects], utilizing the corpse of a sheep as a sleeping bag and flotation device, and free climbing waterfalls.^ His brand of TV includes sheer cliff climbs, wading massive rapids, and even wrapping his urine-soaked boxers around his head to help stave off the desert heat.
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^ He has also rubbed snow on his body to dry off after jumping into an icy lake, squeezed both elephant dung and partially digested food from the stomach of a dead camel into his mouth for water, ripped raw chunks of meat off a dead zebra with his teeth, eaten maggots off a dead deer, and drank his own urine which had been stored in the skin of a dead snake.
  • Bear Grylls injured in fall, still the embodiment of man - Sports Pros(e) 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Hellion73, i recall an episode where he recommended drinking your own urine in order to stave off dehydration.
  • Man vs. Wild - Bear Grylls exposed as a phony - on BoreMe 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.boreme.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Grylls also regales the viewer with tales of adventurers stranded or killed in the wilderness.^ Intermittently, Bear also regales the viewer with tales of other adventurers stranded in the wilderness.
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^ In 2006 it was revealed that Born Survivor misled viewers into believing that Grylls was stranded in the wild alone when he was not and Channel 4 suspended the show for a few weeks.
  • Ray Mears vs Bear Grylls – The Showdown « John’s Adventures 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.johnsadventures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

In some of the earlier episodes, Man vs. Wild / Born Survivor was criticized by some sources for misleading viewers about some of the situations in which Grylls finds himself. .Discovery and Channel 4 television subsequently pledged production and editing transparency and clarification related to the criticism.^ Since your post was made in Feb, 2008, The Discovery Channel had by then already added the disclaimer and re-edited the episodes and the voiceovers.
  • Life According to Bear Grylls | Primer 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.primermagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ And Mr. Grylls, his production company, and now The Discovery Channel have all given me reason to no longer trust them, or ‘consume’ their product for that matter.
  • Life According to Bear Grylls | Primer 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.primermagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ Man vs. Wild, also called Born Survivor: Bear Grylls or Ultimate Survival, is a survival television series hosted by Bear Grylls on the Discovery Channel.
  • Man vs. Wild - tvcountdown.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.tvcountdown.com [Source type: General]

Chief Scout

.On 17 May 2009, the The Scout Association announced Grylls would be appointed Chief Scout following the end of Peter Duncan's five year term in July 2009.[29] He was officially made Chief Scout at Gilwell 24 on 11 July 2009 in a handover event featuring Peter Duncan in front of a crowd of over 3,000 Explorer Scouts.^ May 19th, 2009 at 17:44 .
  • Ray Mears vs Bear Grylls – The Showdown « John’s Adventures 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.johnsadventures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In July 2009, Grylls was appointed the youngest ever Chief Scout at the age of 35.
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^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 .

He is the tenth person to hold the position and the youngest Chief Scout since the role was created for Robert Baden-Powell in 1920.[30][31]

Charities

Many of Grylls' expeditions and stunts have raised money for charitable organizations..May 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Grylls is an ambassador for The Prince's Trust, an organisation which provides training, financial, and practical support to young people in the United Kingdom.^ HAIL MEGA GRYLLS! Hoerne Posts: 10 Joined: Wed May 13, 2009 11:25 pm UTC Top .
  • xkcd • View topic - For the Discussion of Raptors/Zombies/Jedi/Bears 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC forums.xkcd.com [Source type: General]

^ By volunteering for Scouting you not only benefit from supporting young people, you also gain from developing yourself.
  • Bear Grylls announced as new Chief Scout 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC scouts.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ We sell Scouting to young people as providing adventure and excitement and Bear personifies this perfectly.
  • Bear Grylls announced as new Chief Scout 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC scouts.org.uk [Source type: General]

[13] .He is also vice president for The JoLt Trust, a small charity that takes disabled, disadvantaged, abused or neglected young people on challenging month-long expeditions.^ And that’s the nice thing about us working together for so long, because I do trust him, so I just take his lead and hope for the best.” .
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

.Global Angels, a UK charity which seeks to aid children around the world, were the beneficiaries of his 2007 attempt to take a powered paraglider higher than Mount Everest.^ The expedition , which had nothing to do with the Discovery Channel, had the simultaneous goals of promoting biofuels and other "green" energy sources, and raising money for the charity Global Angels.
  • Man vs. Wild Star Bear Grylls Injured in Antarctica | GeekDad | Wired.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ Mommy, and if u doubt that bear wasn't the youngest brit to climb mount everest look it up in the world record book you stupid queers .
  • Bear Grylls Comes Clean; Survivorman Season 3 : The Sect of Rama 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC blogs.sun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Grylls's attempt to hold the highest ever dinner party at 25,000 feet was in aid of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, and launched the 50th anniversary of the Awards.^ Since then, Grylls has performed stunts for charity, like having a three-course meal suspended from a balloon at 25,000 feet, and circumnavigating England on a jet ski.
  • Life According to Bear Grylls | Primer 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.primermagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ Bear Grylls created a world record for the highest ever open-air formal dinner party, which they did under a hot air balloon at 25,000 feet, dressed in full mess kit and oxygen masks.
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^ This was in aid of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Charity.
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His attempt to circumnavigate Britain on jet skis raised money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. .Grylls' Everest climb was in aid of SSAFA Forces Help, a British-based charitable organisation set up to help former, and serving members of the British Armed Forces, and their families and dependents.^ He served part-time for three years in the British Special Forces in the British SAS before a parachuting accident broke his spine in three places, forcing him to leave the Forces.
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^ He is tough, adventurous, polite and funny - he can speak 3 different languages, he served his country in the British Speical Forces, he climbed the summit of Mt.
  • Man vs. Wild Star Bear Grylls Injured in Antarctica | GeekDad | Wired.com 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ He served in the volunteer regiment of the British Army (21st SAS) and he wasn't the youngest Brit to climb Everest, not even since his show aired.
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His 2003 Arctic expedition detailed in the book Facing the Frozen Ocean was in aid of The Prince's Trust. .His 2005 attempt to paramotor over the Angel Falls was in aid of the charity Hope and Homes for Children.^ Grylls also hoped to raise money for the children's charity Global Angels.
  • Backpacker Blogs - Bear Grylls Injured in Antarctica 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.backpacker.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2005 Grylls led the first team ever to attempt to paramotor over the remote jungle plateaux of the Angel Falls in Venezuela.
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[32]

Other work

.Outside of TV, Grylls sometimes works as a motivational speaker.^ This belief, and Bear's gift for communication, have led him to become a world class motivational speaker , author and tv host .
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[33] .Grylls has his own outdoor survival clothing range produced by British manufacturer Craghoppers.^ And so it is in that spirit that we offer, in his own words, the Bear Grylls Survival Manual…to Life.
  • The Bear Grylls Survival Manual | Men’s Journal 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC www.mensjournal.com [Source type: General]

^ AM les stroud was on the view bear grylls eats strange things, has a british accent, always seems to be a daze of his own greatness.
  • Bear Grylls is a gigantic faggot and Les Stroud is god. [Archive] - eBaum's World Forum 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC forum.ebaumsworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The first titled, Man vs. Wild, where ex-British special forces macho man, Bear Grylls demonstrates survival in the most extreme locations.
  • Citizen Marketer 2.1: How Important is Authenticity? Just Ask Bear Grylls. 19 January 2010 9:52 UTC blog.stroutmeister.com [Source type: General]

See also

References

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