Who is Dave Canterbury?
David Michael Canterbury is a self-taught and self-sufficient Survival Expert who participated in a reality television show called Dual Survival for two seasons which aired on the Discovery Channel. Dave Canterbur is also an author, publishing Bushcraft 101 in 2014, Survivability for the Common Man, and Advanced Bushchem.
He is also a member of the National Rifle Association and a member of the NRA’s Law Enforcement Division. His mother died when he was only four years old and his father died when he was nine. He began hunting at age five, fishing at seven and then learned to survive in the wilderness by fourteen.
Dave Canterbur also has an exclusive survival training program for law enforcement officers called “Survival Specialist.” Canterbury has appeared on numerous National TV shows including: Doomsday Preppers (TLC), Man vs Wild (Discovery), Dual Survival (Discovery), Survivorman (Travel Channel), and Ultimate Survival Alaska (History). He has also appeared on the following TV shows: The People’s Bunker, In Search of History, Digging for Gold, Letters of Note with Patience Wheatley and Alistair Cooke. He has been featured in numerous magazines, such as Guns & Ammo, Guns Magazine, Outdoor Life and Outdoor Life Magazine.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Canterbury grew up on a farm, where he learned to hunt and fish. He began hunting at age five, fishing at seven and then learned to survive in the wilderness by fourteen.
Canterbury served in the United States Army from 1979 to 1984. He was a paratrooper with the 2nd Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division and deployed to Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury. After leaving the Army, Canterbury worked for several years as a freelance survival instructor and wilderness guide before becoming an author.
Canterbury is a member of the National Rifle Association and the NRA’s Law Enforcement Division. He is also an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor and an NRA Certified Hunter Safety Instructor. Canterbury is a certified archery instructor by the National Archery Association as well as an avid bow hunter. Canterbury has published over 30 books, including Bushcraft 101, Survivability for the Common Man, and Advanced Bushchem. He is also the founder of Survivalist Training Institute. Dave Canterbury Net worth is $2 Million.
Dave Canterbur is a self-taught survival expert who participated in a reality television show called Dual Survival for two seasons which aired on the Discovery Channel.
Canterbury founded Survivalist Training Institute to teach people how to survive in the wilderness. The program includes training in wilderness survival, primitive living and fire starting. The program also includes a course called “The Art of War” which teaches self-defense tactics and techniques.
Dave Canterbur wrote his first book, Bushcraft 101, in 1997 while living on a farm outside of Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
Why did Dave quit Dual Survival?
“I quit Dual Survival because I wanted to spend more time with my family and writing books. I had two children and they deserved my undivided attention.”
Canterbury has been featured in numerous magazines and on television shows such as “Dual Survival”, “Man vs. Wild”, “Rescue 911”, and “Survival”.
In 2003, he wrote Bushcraft 101, a book about wilderness survival for the general public. We are proud to offer this book to our readers, and we believe that it provides a unique and interesting perspective on the topic of Survivalism. dual survival program: Canterbury appeared on the Discovery Channel’s second season of Survival Quest as one of a handful of survivors who were left behind when their group was eliminated from the show’s second season. He also appeared on the second season ofSurvival Quest.