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Originally posted by enjoies05
I think Survivorman is a better show for real survival situations,
don't think id call this a proper survival show, entertaining yes
Originally posted by Digital_Reality Who came first Man vs Wild or Survivorman?
Originally posted by Digital_Reality
I have not seen Survivorman yet so what is Les Stroud's background?
Les Stroud’s passion for the outdoors was fueled by growing up pre ‘outdoor adventure craze’ on TV shows like Wild Kingdom and Jacques Cousteau. But fate would keep him from pursuing his outdoor dreams by instilling a stronger desire to follow his musical leanings throughout his teens and early twenties. Working on rock videos he also developed a talent for filmmaking.
A complete about-face at the age of twenty five saw Stroud spending from thaw to freeze up in a canoe learning and eventually guiding non stop for his own company and organizations such as Black Feather. He has successfully been able to combine his love for outdoor adventure, filmmaking and music into what he calls a beautiful three-way marriage. He makes films about the wilderness and scores his own music to them. As he puts it: All that he is involved in and every decision he makes must in some way, lead him to or keep him in, the wilderness on one adventure or another.