Bear Grylls Bear Grylls was born Edward Michael Grylls on 7th June 1974.Bear Grylls got the name ‘Bear’ from his sister when she wasonly two years old because she said he was like a ‘teddy bear’as a baby.
Army• Bear left school and joined the Territorial Army and also was in the SAS for a bit• His first TV job was joining the Foreign Legion to show how hard it is
Achievements• Bear Grylls has climbed Mount Everest• In 2000 Grylls led the first team to go all the way round the UK on a personal watercraft• Bear took part in the first unassisted crossing of the north Atlantic Arctic Ocean• Bear Grylls created a world record for the highest open-air formal dinner party• He also got Guinness world record in 2008 for the longest continuous indoor freefall
TV• Bear Grylls has his own show Man vs Wild.• When he was first asked to do the show he turned it down, but eventually he agreed.• Bear Grylls has recently filmed the new safety video for Air New Zealand
Scouts• Bear Grylls was the youngest person ever to be made Chief Scout.
Books• Bear Grylls has written lots of books, but his best selling book is Mud, Sweat and Tears which is the true story of his amazing life.
Clothes• Bear Grylls also sells his own clothes at www.beargrylls.com
Quote “ Every day I thank God I’m alive.I thank him for my family. And I thank God that I have been able to follow so many incredible adventures so far in my life.God willing, there will be many more of them in the future. Both for me, and for you, wherever your path takes you. So remember, grab life. Live it boldly and with a smile”
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