Thursday, July 16, 2009
Season 1, Episode 8: Desert Island
Grylls is kicked out by helicopter into the water near a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean. He demonstrates long distance swimming, shelter building and coconut harvesting. Grylls builds a bamboo raft to look for ships, and is surrounded by tiger sharks. He fishes off his raft using a fish bone hook, and shows how to signal a ship using the reflection produced by his polished knife.
Info: In this episode, Bear makes very well use of his knife. He uses a diver's knife to survive in the deserted island in the Pacific. Available here at Amazon.com
Info: Bear wears a pair of hiking boots from Merrell to tread the sandy shores of the deserted island. The shoes are made from synthetic leather and mesh for the body and rubber for the soles. Available here at Amazon.com
Info: Bear keeps up with his style as he uses this fancy men's chronograph watch from Breitling. Available here at Amazon.com
Info: Bear wears a light blue shirt to keep cool and to still protect his skin from harmful rays of the sun. Available here at Amazon.com
Info: In this episode, Bear doesn't bring much, but he uses a multi-pocketed pair of trousers to carry his minimal essential items. Avalable here at Amazon.com