Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Bear Grylls bites the big one! - Discovery Channel cancels Man vs Wild after seven seasons

Say it ain't so Sammy! In an apparent contract dispute, the Discovery Channel announced it was terminating the popular Man vs Wild TV show hosted by former British Special Forces soldier Bear Grylls. Man vs Wild helped to popularize bushcrafting and wilderness survival in both the UK and the United States, so the loss of this show is certainly a setback. Looks like it's down to Dual Survival now to carry on the torch of survival-oriented TV shows.

About the author
Jason Schwartz is the founder and senior editor of Rocky Mountain Bushcraft. He is a former Red Cross certified Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, and has taught bushcraft and wilderness survival techniques to the Boy Scouts of America, interned with the US Forest Service, and studied wilderness survival, forestry and wildland firefighting at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville, Colorado. Jason has also written for magazines such as The New Pioneer and Backpacker, including writing the "Tinder Finder" portion of Backpacker's "Complete Guide to Fire," which won a 2015 National Magazine Award (NMA). Email him at rockymountainbushcraft @ hotmail.com (without spaces)

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