European Adventurer of the Year 2011 and the first man to walk the length of the Amazon river, which earned him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, Ed Stafford is an adventurer who has made his name through tackling and overcoming tough feats of strength and character.
His adventurous blogs and recordings of his expeditions have entertained and amazed audiences for years and has since been transformed into a Discovery Channel documentary, which aired in more than 100 countries. He has also written and published a book titled Walking the Amazon, which has been translated into five languages and is sold all over the world.
As a health activist, Ed uses his adventures and accomplishments to inspire the public to lead more active lifestyles. For his contributions to geographical knowledge through exploration, he was awarded the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in 2011. As a global ambassador for brands such as the Scouts and Land Rover, Ed is available to speak about his global endeavours, overcoming challenging situations and leading a more active life through adventuring.