Discovery Channel - Man vs. Wild 8/9 - Desert Island (2006)
Grylls, who is a Karate black belt, served three years with the Special Air Service, a special forces unit of the British Army, during which time he broke his back in three places while parachuting over Southern Africa.
Man vs Wild staring Bear Grylls is a new series on the The Discovery Channel. The mountaineer/adventurist Bear Grylls and will demonstrate survival skills through conditions unimaginable to the average man. After serving in the British Army Special forces unit, Bear became the youngest British man to return back alive after climbimg Mount Ama Dablan and Mount Everst. Being no stranger to the wild, Bear will have his latest quest documented by the Discovery Channel. Man vs Wild brings a new meaning to extreme adventure as you will see after each survival succeeded.
Stranded on a desert island may seem like paradise, but Bear shows you that it really isn’t. He parachutes onto one of Hawaii’s uninhabited islands with only a canteen and a knife to help him survive. He faces all sorts of danger in the water. For food he shows people how to fish without a pole and for water how to take advantage of the rain. Bear also has to find a way to get off the island for a place that is inhabited.