Just before the pandemic some of the biggest names in Bush-crafting and primitive survival met in Alberta Canada and the Bushcraft symposium. Les Stroud was the main keynote speaker and while he was there, they asked if he would host a panel discussion with Dave Wescott, Mors Kochanski, David Halladay and Andre Bourbeau.
Les Stroud Host
Best known as the producer, creator, director and star of the hit TV series Survivorman, Les Stroud is the only producer in the history of television to produce an internationally broadcast series entirely written, videotaped and hosted alone. Survivorman is one of the highest rated shows in the history of OLN Canada, the Science Channel US and Discovery Channel US and remains the highest rated repeat show on the Discovery Channel. Survivorman is licensed for broadcast worldwide, with ratings in the US hitting 2 million on individual episodes. Les’ work been nominated for 27 Canadian Screen Awards and has won for Best Writer (twice) and Best Photography.
He performed at the prestigious Green Ball for Barack Obama in Washington, DC, where he met Vice President Joe Biden and was the MC for the inaugural Oceana Ball in New York with Susan Rockefeller.
Les has written two best-selling books and is a celebrated keynote speaker. He is also a talented musician and has record six CDs.
He has appeared on numerous talk shows, including Ellen, Jimmy Fallon, The View, Craig Ferguson, Larry King Live and The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos.
Les Stroud’s latest television series Wild Harvest has just premiered on over 400 stations across the U.S.