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Boy to Man

  • Returning Series
  • Travel Channel
  • 60 mins
  • Adventure, Documentary

Award-winning filmmaker Tim Noonan is on an epic quest to discover what it means to become a man. He travels the globe to immerse himself in unique native cultures and experience the most extreme and dangerous coming-of age rituals. Tim endures ancient ceremonies, bloody initiations and gruelling tests of manhood to be accepted as man of the tribes. Amongst a clan of reindeer people in Siberia Tim learns to drive a sled, sleeps in the snow, braves frostbite and drinks reindeer blood. On the mysterious Guinea Bissau Islands Tim must pass a series of tests such as being beaten naked, eating bush rats and monkeys and receiving a tribal scar. Deep in Mongolia as an ancient rite of passage, he must capture and train a golden eagle to successfully hunt a fox in the wild. This is a solitary mission with Tim filming everything himself. There is no backing out so Tim has no choice but to toughen up to survive.

2 seasons

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