Trained from a young age in martial arts, Grylls went on to spend three years as a soldier in the British Special Forces, as part of the 21 SAS Regiment. It was here that he perfected many of the survival skills that his fans all over the world enjoy, as he pits himself against the worst of Mother Nature.
Bear originally starred in Discovery's hit TV series Man vs. Wild across seven seasons, before hosting the NBC & National Geographic Channel series, Running Wild with Bear Grylls. This show has seen him take global stars such as Julia Roberts, Ben Stiller, President Obama & Prime Minister Modi of India on adventures into the wild.
Bear has also hosted over six seasons of the BAFTA award-winning Channel 4 series, The Island with Bear Grylls, as well as the Emmy Award-nominated series Hostile Planet for National Geographic and "You Vs Wild" for Netflix. Bear has recently launched a new production house, The Natural Studios which will be providing a home for the best adventure talent worldwide, to help them create shows that inspire and move people to go for it in their lives and to never give up.
His autobiography Mud Sweat and Tears spent 15 weeks at Number 1 in the Sunday Times Bestseller list and he has written over 85 books, selling in excess of 15 million copies worldwide.
He 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.
His natural talent for communicating and entertaining on all levels with everyone and anyone has made him a popular personality in his own right. As one of the youngest and most successful motivational speakers on the international business circuit, Bear has won over even the toughest of audiences and has a list of extremely impressive references to his credit.
- Bear Can Deliver:
•Keynote talk on teamwork, leadership, operating under pressure and going the extra mile, and breaking through comfort zones
•Interview question & answer fireside chat
•Jaw dropping conference opening or closing aerial stunt
•Team building survival training
- Making Breakthroughs, Faith, Fire, Failures and Fear: Overcoming the things that hold you back and breaking out of comfort zones
Bear Grylls will talk about the four things that have shaped him and the lessons he’s learnt along the way. Through his keynote, he will guide the audience on a journey to understand how to overcome challenges and adversity and to learn from failures. His stories of resilience, courage and never giving up will inspire and empower any audience to find that survivor spirit within and to overcome the biggest challenges!
- A Survival Guide for Life
In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls, globally renowned adventurer and television host, shares the hard-earned wisdom he’s gained in the harshest environments on earth, from the summit of Mt. Everest to the boot camps of the British Special Forces. Filled with exclusive, never-before-told tales from Bear’s globe-trekking expeditions, A Survival Guide for Life teaches the audience—no matter your age or experience—that we’re all capable of living life more boldly, of achieving our most daring dreams, and of having more fun along the way.