Walking the Amazon
On 9th August 2010, Ed Stafford became the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River in South America from the source to the sea. He walked for 860 days. No-one had ever done what he attempted.
“Truly extraordinary… in the top league of expeditions past and present.” – Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Ed filmed and blogged his deadly journey and engaged followers all over the world for two and a half years. His epic adventure made headline news, featuring in over 900 articles and on every major news channel in the UK and United States.
His mission complete, Ed’s footage from the trip was made into a Discovery Channel documentary and was sold to over 100 countries. He also wrote about his adventures and his book, Walking the Amazon, has been translated into Mandarin, Ukranian, Polish and Spanish.
His tale of true grit, bravery and determination to succeed against all odds has led to him being described by The Daily Mail as; “Britain’s most intrepid hero since Scott of the Antarctic” and “A true hero” by The Times.