Mud, Sweat and Tears

Mud, Sweat and Tears

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Outdoor Pursuits
Paperback Published on: 26/04/2012
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'Well told, personable, fast-paced, and undoubtedly a fascinating read' Daily TelegraphGripping, moving and wildly exhilarating, Mud, Sweat and Tears is a must-read for adrenalin junkies and armchair adventurers alike.Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, he was taught by his father to sail and climb at an early age. As a teenager he found identity and purpose through both mountaineering and martial arts, which led the young adventurer to the foothills of the mighty Himalaya and a grandmaster's karate training camp in Japan.On returning home, he embarked upon the notoriously gruelling selection course for the British Special Forces to join 21 SAS - a journey that was to push him to the very limits of physical and mental endurance.Then, in a horrific free-fall parachuting accident, Bear broke his back in three places. It was touch and go whether he would ever walk again. However, only eighteen months later Bear became one of the youngest ever climbers to scale Everest, aged only twenty-three. But this was just the beginning of his many extraordinary adventures . . .Known and admired by millions, Bear Grylls has survived where few would dare to go.Readers are calling Mud, Sweat and Tears:'Extraordinary' 'Inspirational' 'Heart pounding' 'Awe-inspiring' 'A breath of fresh air' 'Thrilling' 'Courageous'

  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781905026494
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 360g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 124 x 40 mm

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Mud, Sweat and Tears
What a fantastic book! I've always been a fan of bear grylls's TV shows and this book certainly did not disappoint! He really is an amazing person who has ... READ MORE
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Mud, Sweat and Tears
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