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40 def robin - March 6, 2009 02:23 AM (GMT)
If you know about this guy you will realize how true this is, he makes chuck norris look like a pussy.
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Fullofarrows - March 6, 2009 03:12 AM (GMT)
Yea i watch Man vs. Wild. Bear is kool.

40 def robin - March 6, 2009 04:47 AM (GMT)
bear is more then just cool lol have you read about what hes done in his life?

K Arthur90 - March 6, 2009 04:40 PM (GMT)
Ahh.. No one beats the Team A:
Cpt. Nascimento
Jack Bauer and
Chuck Norris
:P

But I watch Man vs. Wild sometimes. But I wonder if he would be doing that if he really got stranded with no TV crew, no radio contact, only with his pocket knife :rolleyes:

40 def robin - March 7, 2009 07:44 AM (GMT)
hes way more bad [BEEP] then them here are some facts

In December 2008, Grylls suffered a broken shoulder while kite skiing across a stretch of ice during an expedition to climb a remote unclimbed peak in Antarctica. Traveling at speeds up to 50 km/h, a ski caught on the ice, launching him in the air and breaking his shoulder when he came down.[12] On December 7, 2008, Discovery Channel stated that Grylls did not injure himself during a taping of his Man vs. Wild show but instead was injured while on an independent expedition

In 1996 suffered a freefall parachuting accident in Kenya. His canopy ripped at 1600 feet (500 m), partially opening, causing him to fall and land on his parachute pack on his back, which partially crushed three vertebrae

On May 26, 1998, Grylls achieved his childhood dream (a dream ever since his father gave him a picture of Everest when he was eight), and a Guinness World Record (since surpassed by Jake Meyer and at age 19 by Rob Gauntlett), as the youngest Briton, at 23, to summit Mount Everest, just eighteen months after breaking his back

From his first reconnaissance climb on which he fell in a crevasse and was knocked unconscious, regaining consciousness to find himself swinging on the end of a rope, to the weeks of acclimatisation climbs involving climbing up and down the South Face, negotiating the Khumbu icefall (a frozen river), the Western Cwm glacier, and a 5000 foot wall of ice called the Lhotse face, to the grueling ascent with expedition leader and ex-SAS officer, Neil Laughton, involving climbing for hours in the night, that took him past extreme weather, fatigue, dehydration, last-minute illness, sleep deprivation

Three years later, he led a team of five, including childhood friend and Mount Everest climbing partner Mick Crosthwaite, on the first unassisted crossing of the north Atlantic Arctic Ocean, in an open rigid inflatable boat. Battling force 8 gale winds, hypothermia, icebergs and storms in an eleven meter long boat through some of the most treacherous stretches of water in the world including the Labrador Sea, the Denmark Strait, and the stretch made famous by The Perfect Storm, Bear and his team were just barely able to finish the journey from Halifax, Nova Scotia to John o' Groats, Scotland. He was awarded an Honorary commission in the Royal Navy, as a Lieutenant-Commander for this feat.



In 2005, alongside balloonist and mountaineer David Hempleman-Adams and Lieutenant Commander Alan Veal, leader of the Royal Navy Freefall Parachute Display Team, Bear Grylls created a world record for the highest ever open-air formal dinner party, which they did under a hot air balloon at 25,000 feet, dressed in full mess dress and oxygen masks. To train for the event, Bear made over 200 parachute jumps. This was in aid of the The Duke of Edinburgh's Award and The Prince's Trust.

In 2007, Grylls claimed to have broken a new world record by flying a Parajet paramotor over the Himalayas, higher than Mount Everest. [23] Grylls took off from 14,500 feet, 8 miles south of the mountain. Grylls reported looking down on the summit during his ascent and coping with temperatures of −60 C . He endured dangerously low oxygen levels and eventually reached 29,500 feet, almost 10,000 feet higher than the previous record of 20,019 feet. The feat was filmed for Discovery Channel worldwide as well as Channel 4 in the UK. [24]

While Grylls initially claimed that the flight was over Everest itself, the permit was only to fly to the south of Everest, and he did not cross over Everest itself out of risk of violating Chinese airspace.[25]







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