Famous Ex-Special Forces - BEAR GRYLLS
Edward Michael Grylls, otherwise known as Bear Grylls was born on the 7th of June, 1974.Now best known for his survival-themed televsion series, the adventurer Bear Grylls was once a member of UK Special Forces. Between 1994 and 1997, Grylls served in 21 SAS, part of the United Kingdom Special Forces Reserves. While serving with 21 SAS, Grylls was a trooper, survival instructor and patrol medic.
Some of Bear Gryll's achievements as an adventurer include :.
- At age 23, Grylls was the youngest Briton to climb Mount Everest
- In 2000, Grylls became led a team on the world's first circumnavigation of the UK on a jet ski
- In 2003, Grylls was part of an unassisted crossing of the North Atlantic Arctic Ocean
- Grylls led a team that paramotered over Angel Falls in Venzuala in 2005
- Bear Grylls and team paramotered over the Himalayas, flying higher than Mount Everest
Bear Grylls is the star of a popular Channel 4 television program called Born Survivor Bear Grylls
Official Bear Grylls website