Chris Shirley

Instructor


OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE: Former Army bodyguard and Royal Marines Commando Officer. Has summited Mont Blanc and operated in all environments.

FAVOURITE ENVIRONMENT: The jungle – nature provides everything for you there, you just need to look for it.

LEAST FAVOURITE ENVIRONMENT: The City

BEAR GRYLLS EXPERIENCE: I organised and led a stunt with Bear crashing through the window of the This Morning studio on live TV – no space for errors there.

TOP SURVIVAL TIP: Be resourceful – everything can be used for second and third purposes, just use your imagination.

WORST GROSS EAT: Live witchetty grubs in the Ghanian jungle – they taste like bitter pancake mix.

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