Famed survival expert Bear Grylls reacted to Roger Federer’s retirement message, suggesting that they should embark on a new adventure now that Federer’s time is free. “Always humble, kind, honest and grateful.
Tennis will never be the same again. However, you have set the stage for millions to dream and follow. 🙌 And now we have time for more adventures!” Bear Grylls wrote on Instagram. Federer responded positively.
«Come on, thanks for the nice words,» replied the Swiss teacher.
Roger Federer already had the experience of Bear Grylls
If Federer decides to go on a new adventure with Grylls, he will not be on his first adventure.
In 2017, during his famous walk with Bear Grylls, Roger Federer had to swallow a bloody fisheye during the once-in-a-lifetime experience. In addition, Roger climbed through the snow in the Alps, played a game of high-altitude ping-pong with Bear Grylls, which he won 11-9, and went ice fishing.
To his surprise, his partner cut out one of the eyes of the fish caught by Roger and ate it. Grylls asked Federer to do the same. Federer complied, although he admitted that he tasted horrible. «Too bad. I can’t believe I did it.
I just needed a sip of water to clear it up.” Roger Federer said after swallowing the fisheye. The Swiss master impressed even the gruff Grylls, who admitted that Roger is one of his heroes. “This trip for me has been a privilege.
They often say ‘You should never meet your hero,’ but in this case, it really lived up to the hype.» Following Roger Federer’s appearance on the TV show, stars like Uzo Aduba, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Channing Tatum, Bobby Bones and more have summoned the courage to take on the challenge.
According to his IMDB description, «Bear Grylls was born June 7, 1974 on the Isle of Wight, England. He is a producer and writer, known for You vs. Wild: Out Cold (2021), The Count of Monte Cristo and You.» . vs. Wild (2019). He has been married to Shara Cannings-Knight since January 19, 2000. They have three children.»