Bear Grylls freezes with Royal Marines in Arctic plunge

Though his present “Man vs. Wild” resulted in 2012, Bear Grylls remains to be yelling, “Come at me bro,” to the world’s hardest environments.

At age 47, Grylls took a polar plunge within the Arctic Circle with British Royal Marines in Norway in early February.

“I’m not going lie, it’s not heat,” the journey junkie joked as he emerged from beneath the icy water.

An honorary colonel, Grylls spent three years as a soldier within the British Special Forces with the 21 SAS Regiment.

“It’s at all times inspiring to spend time with the commandos — seeing them display their distinctive winter survival fight talent set in such difficult situations is a reminder of what heroes they’re,” the Every day Mail reported Grylls saying. “For me it’s a humbling reminder of why the Royal Marines are so particular.”

Polar plunges might be harmful, inflicting all the pieces from gentle hypothermia to coronary heart assault.

Fortunately, Grylls appeared to fare simply effective. And, at the very least on this specific stunt, he didn’t must drink his personal urine to outlive.

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Sarah Sicard is a Senior Editor with Army Instances. She beforehand served because the Digital Editor of Army Instances and the Army Instances Editor. Different work might be discovered at Nationwide Protection Journal, Process & Objective, and Protection News.