Bear Grylls OBE, has become known worldwide as one of the most-recognised faces of survival and outdoor adventure. The BAFTA-winning TV host began his journey in the British Special Forces (21 SAS) before becoming one of the youngest-ever climbers of Mount Everest.
Grylls is the author of over 85 books that have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide, including the No. 1 bestselling Mud, Sweat, and Tears. He originally starred in Discovery’s hit TV series Man vs. Wildacross seven seasons, before hosting the NBC and National Geographic Channel series, Running Wildwith Bear Grylls.
This show has seen him take global stars such as Julia Roberts, Ben Stiller, Roger Federer, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi of India on adventures into the wild. He has also hosted over six seasons of the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 series, The Island with Bear Grylls, as well as the Emmy-nominated series, Hostile Planet for National Geographic and the interactive Netflix series You Vs Wild.
Grylls is an Honorary Colonel to the Royal Marines Commandos, the youngest ever UK Chief Scout and the first ever Chief Ambassador to the World Scout Movement, representing a global family of some fifty million Scouts.