Ant Middleton is a highly respected British adventurer, writer, television personality, and former UK Special Forces soldier. With an inspiring career behind him working in the UK’s elite forces, including the Marines, 9 Parachute Squadron, and Special Boat Service, his specialist knowledge and experience is admired by audiences globally. Treasured for his remarkable physical and mental resilience, Ant regularly appears on television in his popular Sky One series ‘Straight Talking’ which shows his journeys on thrilling road trips with guests such as Liam Payne and Rebel Wilson. Beyond the screen, Ant has become a world-renowned best-selling author, following the release of his popular books ‘First Man In‘, ‘Cold Justice’ and ‘Red Mist’ to name a few. When looking to hire a captivating adventure speaker to attend your future events, look no further than Ant today.
Joining the armed forces at the age of 16, Ant quickly worked his way up the ranks due to his determination and resilience. He performed exceptionally as a point man/lead scout, primary fires operator, and sniper, allowing him to achieve a converted position in the Special Forces Section. Admired for accomplishing the ‘Holy Trinity’ of the UK’s Elite Forces, Ant developed a remarkable career in the forces before securing the role of Chief Instructor on the popular television series SAS: Who Dares Wins. Sharing his specialist knowledge and experience with contestants, he gained the opportunity to spread his passion for resilience and mental fortitude with audiences globally. Keen to push the opportunities for adventurers, Ant has been at the forefront of numerous hit shows over recent years, including the survivalist series ‘Escape’ where skilled engineers rely on their expertise to escape and find safety.
Passionate to conquer the world’s toughest and most dangerous mountains, Ant scaled Mount Everest in the gripping series ‘Extreme Everest’ in 2019 amidst a life-threatening storm, and in 2022, he successfully submitted the formidable K2. One of his most exciting adventures to date is in the form of ‘Million Dollar Island’. As one of the 100 contestants that were taken onto a remote island, he utilised his survival skills to be in with a chance of winning 1M dollars. Beyond our television screens, Ant has become the proud author of 8 best-selling publications, most recently including The Wall and Red Mist. Treasured for sharing his remarkable career journey with audiences globally, his debut fiction thriller, Cold Justice, was voted number 1 debut thriller in 2021.
An inspirational adventurer, Ant Middleton is now highly sought-after to attend a wide range of speaking engagements internationally. Keen to educate audiences of all ages and backgrounds, Ant created his live show ‘Mid Over Muscle’ which allows him to share his remarkable life journey in the military, his unique training techniques, and his invaluable experience to help people conquer any obstacles that life throws at them. When looking to motivate audiences at your next event to reach peak performance in all areas of their lives, do not hesitate to hire Ant today.