Ed Stafford is the Guinness World Record-holding first man to walk the Amazon. An explorer and adventurer, he is now the face of survival and adventure on Discovery Channel. Ed is also an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker and author.
Ed Stafford is the Guinness World Record-holding first man to walk the Amazon. He was European Adventurer of the Year 2011.
On the 9th August 2010, Ed walked into the Guinness Book of Records after becoming the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River. Sir Ranulph Fiennes described his expedition as being “truly extraordinary… in the top league of expeditions past and present.”
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Ed’s footage was made into a Discovery Channel documentary and was sold to over 100 countries. His book, “Walking the Amazon”, has been translated into Mandarin, Ukranian, Polish and Spanish as well as being sold to the USA.
Ed tries to use his adventures to inspire adults and kids alike to get off the settee and go outside. Ed was nominated as one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the year 2010 and in 2011 he was awarded the title of “European Adventurer of the Year” in Stockholm.
Ed is currently filming his fourth series for Discovery Channel.
Ed is a global ambassador for Land Rover and the Scouts. He has also worked alongside Sony to promote their Xperia Z1 waterproof smartphone.