NO GUTS NO GLORY BEAR GRYLLS PITS
20 COMPETITORS AGAINST THE WILDON
GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS
– 10 teams of two will show Bear what they are made of by venturing into the unknown, battling the elements and navigating their way out of the grand New Zealand wilderness –
New Delhi- World-renowned survival expert Bear Grylls has found his next adventure and he is bringing 20 men and women along for the ridein the new larger-than-life adventure reality-competition series, GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS. Theseries sees Beartaking on the role of host, judge and mentor for a course of over eight weeks during whichhewillguide these 10 two-person teams in a non-stop extreme survival journey through the treacherousterrainsof New Zealand’s scenic South Island. Their mission? – To survive the wildas a group while competing against one other through MAN VS. WILD-style challengesin the hopes of proving their mettle, avoiding elimination…and claiming a life-changing grand prize of almost six crores rupees.
The eight-part series premieres every Monday to Friday at 10 pm, starting 2 June, only on Discovery Channel.
“GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS will be raw, tough and unrelenting, but it will also inspire and teach the essentials that one day may just save your life,” said Bear. “The goal is to empower people with the ultimate in both survival and teamwork, and that brings incredible reward…but first there must be some pain.”
The teams will have to contend with the worst that nature throws at them every step of the way, working together to overcome the cold, fatigue and numerous other hardships. From dense forests and sheer mountain drop-offs, to freezing cold rivers and unforgiving glacier crevasses, the landscapes tackled will be harsh and remote. The duos willface mentally and physicallygruellingchallenges orchestrated by Bearthat tests them on various survival basics including starting a fire, building shelter, overcoming pitfalls and finding food. Over the course of the series, the contestants will have to prove they have what it takes to survive by drinking their own urine, eating protein-rich maggots, ascending a raging waterfall and crossing a rope suspended 30 metres above a deep gorge during a torrential downpour, amongst others.
Along the way, Bear will observe and assessthe groups,either from vantage points or while travelling with them. Ifthe situation requires, he will step in. As the stakes get higher, the challenges become more unyielding. The closer the teams get to civilisation, the harder their journeys get.At the end of each episode, Bear will have toeliminate one team who he feels, based on their performance and skills, does not have what it takes to get out alive and sendsthem packing. Ultimately only one pair will remain – the team that Beardetermines has shown the most heart, courage, initiative and resolve in their quest. That team would have endured and survived the most intense test of character and fortitude – walking away with the grand prize of US$500,000, along with the scars and pride that they proved themselves capable to GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS.
The competing teams consist of diverse pairings such as parent-child pairs, best friends and couples who all come from varied backgrounds and life experiences. The contestants include a teacher, carpenter, grandfather, hairstylist, student and pageant queen among others, with ages ranging from 23 to 61.(Please refer to the full list of competitors below under “Meet the Teams”). Theywill have to fight to survive, while being pushed beyond their wildest imaginations.
Traversing nature’s fiercest obstacles demands heart-led determination, resourcefulness and survival spirit. Which team will prove they have what it takes to GET OUT ALIVE WITH BEAR GRYLLS?
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