Lessons From the Edge: Inspirational Tales of Surviving, Thriving and Extreme Adventure

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Lessons From the Edge: Inspirational Tales of Surviving, Thriving and Extreme Adventure

Lessons From the Edge: Inspirational Tales of Surviving, Thriving and Extreme Adventure

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Lessons from the Edge will inspire listeners to find the spirit to do the things in life they've previously been too scared to tackle, build the courage to know that failure isn't the end and the knowledge that the impossible can be made possible. A Fellow at the Royal Geographic Society, he shares his unique experiences from some of the world’s most dangerous, extreme, and remote locations. As well as being an action-packed, white-knuckle read from the comfort of your armchair, it will also share the mechanisms I rely on to help me navigate extreme danger – these are lessons forged in the armoury of real life and I believe they can guide anyone through tough times, whatever the setting. While completing active service in countries from Northern Ireland to the Middle East, he became a survival expert across the different environments he found himself in.

The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. It’s the old commando adage of courage, determination, unselfishness and cheerfulness in the face of adversity. Aldo — who is also doing a book tour which stops at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms today — says: “When I go away and I’m working with famous people they love the hardship of it but also the freedom it gives them to not have the trappings of being a celebrity. With an inquisitive mind and an extremely unique skill set, Aldo is well set up for hard-hitting investigative journalism missions.

Trail MagazineTrained Royal Marines Sniper, world record breaker and extreme TV adventurer, Aldo Kane is known for his ability to navigate and lead through challenging and pressured environments, whether it be abseiling into an erupting volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo, rowing the Atlantic, getting locked in a bunker for 10 days with zero daylight, leading Steve Backshall into the jungle or being held at gunpoint. Trained Royal Marines Sniper, world record breaker and extreme TV adventurer, Aldo Kane, is known for his ability to navigate and lead through challenging and pressured environments. He not only has a wealth of expertise exploring far-flung and hard-to-reach places, but also is passionate about shining a spotlight on the local people and unique environments of the places he visits. Now the explorer, from Kilwinning, Ayrshire, has written a book about his adventures — and wants his amazing stories of survival to show that anyone can go from feeling worthless to becoming a world-beater. Aldo Kane has been on screen around the world on many broadcasters from the BBC, to Discovery, Nat-Geo, Channel 4, PBS, ITV, Channel 5, History Channel and many more.

Being on an expedition allows them to be like every other person so I think, across the board, everyone is human and has the same worries and anxieties.It flagged to him that I’m adventurous but that conservation and the environment is also important to me. TV in a way puts you across as a hardman but really I get in situations all the time where I’m scared or worried and I talk about how that feels and how I got out of that. Bumbling through life without making any decisions, I feel it’s much riskier than people doing things people think are risky. Aldo Kane is an adventurer and World Record Holder with over 20 years' experience working in some of the most extreme, remote and inhospitable places on the planet; Lessons From The Edge will show readers that with the right mindset, you can get through anything life throws at you. In his book Lessons From the Edge: Inspirational Tales of Surviving, Thriving and Extreme Adventure, Aldo shared his jaw-dropping stories of how to survive and thrive through sheer strength of mind and sharp decision-making.

It will reveal how this tough military man was able to cope with suddenly feeling worthless, how he overcame doors literally slamming in his face, how he came to realise that you can’t wait for things to happen and instead how he rediscovered his identity and harnessed his emotions to his advantage to find determination, purpose, and a renewed sense of belonging. The Times Magazine'Inspiring survival stories from Aldo Kane, the man behind Tom Hardy, Bear Grylls and Steve Backshall expeditions.

It will reveal how this tough military man was able to cope with suddenly feeling worthless, how he overcame doors literally slamming in his face, how he came to realise that you can't wait for things to happen and instead how he rediscovered his identity and harnessed his emotions to his advantage to find determination, purpose and a renewed sense of belonging. As well as working on adventure shows for ITV, Channel 5 and the History Channel, Aldo is also the on-screen Expedition Leader for National Geographic’s Natural History series One Strange Rock which sees him lead a team deep inside one of Africa’s most dangerous volcanoes whilst it was erupting. Aldo joined the Royal Marine Commandos at the age of 16 and became one of the youngest Snipers in the UK armed forces.



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