English explorer Ed Stafford holds the world record for being the first human to ever walk the length of the Amazon River!
Ed is an established face on the Discovery Channel with a string of successful series’ including ‘Marooned with Ed Stafford’, ‘Ed Stafford: Into The Unknown’ and ‘Ed Stafford: Left For Dead’. The series’ follow Ed’s survival in remote locations and received exceptional viewing figures.
In 2010 he was announced as one of National Geographic Adventurers of the Year and in 2011 he was awarded European Adventurer of the Year and the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Geographical Society.
A former British Army captain, Ed uses his adventures to inspire adults and kids alike to get outside and take risks. In a world with increasing cases of mental health issues and a general feeling of disconnect, Ed believes adventure can be a powerful catalyst for personal growth. Ed is also an ambassador for Land Rover, the Scouts, and the Youth Adventure Trust.
Saturday 27 April