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Bear Grylls

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General informationEdward Michael"Bear"Grylls(born 7 June 1974) is a Britishadventurer, writer and television presenter. He is widely known for his television seriesMan vs. Wild(2006-2011), originally titledBorn Survivor: Bear Gryllsin the United Kingdom. Grylls is also involved in a number of wilderness survival television series in the United Kingdom and the United States.In July 2009, Grylls was appointed the youngest-everChief Scoutat the age of 35.

Personal life

Grylls grew up inDonaghadeeinCounty Down,Northern Ireland, until the age of four when his family moved toBembridgeon the Isle of Wight.He is the son of theConservative partypoliticianSir Michael Gryllsand Lady Sarah Grylls.Grylls has one sibling, an elder sister, Lara Fawcett, a cardio-tennis coach, who gave him the nickname 'Bear' when he was a week old.

EducationLudgrove School Eton College

Birkbeck, University of London

FamilyGrylls married Shara Cannings Knight in 2000 and they have three sons.

Military service

In 2004, Grylls was previously awarded the honorary rank oflieutenant commanderin theRoyal Naval Reserve;and in 2013 he was awarded the honorary rank of lieutenant colonelin theRoyal Marines Reserve


On 16 May 1998, Grylls achieved his childhood dream climbed to the summit of Mount Everest

Other expeditions

Circumnavigation of the UK

Crossing the North Atlantic

Dinner party at altitude

Paramotoring over the Himalayas

Journey Antarctica 2008

Northwest Passage expedition

Grylls and Media

Grylls the Writer

TV SeriesEscape to the Legion

Born Survivor / Man vs. Wild

Worst Case Scenario

Bear's Wild Weekend

Get Out Alive

Escape From Hell

The Island

Mission Survive

Chief Scout

On 17 May 2009,The Scout Associationannounced Grylls would be appointed Chief Scout following the end ofPeter Duncan's five-year term in July 2009


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.He is also vice president for The JoLt Trust, a small charity that takesdisabled,disadvantaged,abusedor neglected young people on challenging month-long expeditions.

Bear Grylls in Georgia

Man vs. Wild - Bear Takes on GeorgiaThanks for attentionResources: from Google