Ant Middleton is a former Special Forces soldier who fronts Channel 4’s prime time TV show SAS: Who Dares Wins.
Born in Portsmouth and raised in rural France, Ant joined the military at the age of 16.
Initially with the Royal Engineers and then the Royal Marines, Ant passed selection for the Special Boat Service (SBS) in 2008.
In the SBS, Middleton was a point man/lead scout and also a primary fires operator and sniper.
As a member of the Royal Marines and 9 Parachute Squadron Royal, Ant has achieved the ‘Holy Trinity’ of the UK’s Elite Forces (P Company, Commando Course, UK Special Forces Selection)
With extensive survival and endurance skills and an appetite for adventure, Ant has taken on a number of challenges including climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, The Matterhorn and Mount Everest.
Prior to his role on C4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins, Ant was a security expert providing personal security to VIPs, government officials and high profile celebrities.
He’s trained presidential security teams and operated as a security expert in South Africa and West Africa.
Aside from being Chief Instructor in SAS: Who Dares Wins, in 2017 Ant fronted C4’s adventure series ‘Mutiny’.
Mutiny challenged 21st century men to re-live one of the greatest feats of maritime adventure and endurance in naval history.
Ant assumed the role of Captain Bligh and led the expedition across the ocean.
Ant also led Channel 4’s engineering and survival based show ‘Escape‘. The series saw a group of skilled people stranded at a crash site, days from civilisation, in a hostile environment. The team’s only hope of survival is to build a vehicle using the crash debris and make their escape.
In 2018, Ant took on his toughest challenge to date – Extreme Everest. Captured in a Channel 4 documentary, the dramatic journey followed Ant as he climbed Mount Everest.
Ant is the author of two books:
- First Man In: Leading from the Front (Number One Sunday Times Best-Seller)
- The Fear Bubble: Harness Fear and Live Without Limits
Ant Middleton – Motivational Speaker:
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