Dave Canterbury

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David M Canterbury
Born(1963-09-19) September 19, 1963 (age 50)
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of service1981-1987
RankSergeant
Unit984th Military Police Company,
260th Military Police Company
AwardsArmy Achievement Medal,
Army Good Conduct Medal
Other workSurvival Instructor
WebsiteThe Pathfinder School
 
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David M Canterbury
Born(1963-09-19) September 19, 1963 (age 50)
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of service1981-1987
RankSergeant
Unit984th Military Police Company,
260th Military Police Company
AwardsArmy Achievement Medal,
Army Good Conduct Medal
Other workSurvival Instructor
WebsiteThe Pathfinder School

David Michael Canterbury (born September 19, 1963) is a survival expert,[1] who for two seasons was the co-star of the reality TV show Dual Survival. He is also owner of The Pathfinder School LLC,[2][3] managing editor of Self Reliance Illustrated magazine,[4] and an adjunct instructor of wilderness self-reliance at the Frontier Christian University.[5]

Career[edit]

Canterbury is an Army Veteran, He worked on a reptile farm and as a commercial fisherman and diver in Florida. [6] Canterbury teaches survival techniques. He has a YouTube channel on which he posts survival-themed instructional videos.[7][8]

The Pathfinder School[edit]

Canterbury has been the owner and instructor at The Pathfinder School LLC in southeast Ohio since 2009.[2][3] The school's stated purpose is to, "provide training in wilderness and survival techniques."[2] Canterbury promotes what he calls the "5 Cs of Survivability,": a cutting tool, a combustion device, cover, a container, and cordage.[9]

In late January 2014, Canterbury began a Pathfinder TV Youtube channel. [10]

Dual Survival[edit]

Canterbury was the co-host for the first two seasons of the reality television series Dual Survival.[1] On the show Canterbury demonstrated various survival skills such as how to cauterize an injury using gunpowder and fire by intentionally slicing open his own arm and then having his co-host Cody Lundin use this technique to stop the bleeding.[11] In 2012, it was announced he would not be returning to the show.[12][13][14]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dawn, Randee (June 11, 2010). "Odd couple battle elements in "Dual Survival"". Reuters. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "Doc ID:200931400286". Ohio Secretary of State. November 10, 2009. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ a b "THE PATHFINDER SCHOOL LLC". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  4. ^ "Self Reliance Illustrated" (Premier Issue). 2010. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  5. ^ "About Frontier Christian University - Dave Canterbury, Adjunct Instructor". Frontier Christian University. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  6. ^ "DUAL SURVIVAL EXPERTS: DAVE CANTERBURY". Discovery Channel. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  7. ^ "The Pathfinder School LLC YouTube Channel". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  8. ^ Wood, Greg (October 23, 2009). "Surviving on next to nothing". The Hutchinson News. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  9. ^ Canterbury, Dave (June 16, 2011). "5C's of Survivability Quick Run Down1". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  10. ^ http://www.youtube.com/user/SurvivalAdventureNet
  11. ^ Ito, Robert (September 4, 2011). "Roll cameras: Now eat the freshly killed wildebeest". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  12. ^ "Cody Lundin Announces Dual Survival Changes" (Press release). June 13, 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  13. ^ Dillard, Mechele R. (July 7, 2012). "Dual Survival coming back for Season Three, but no Dave". HULIQ. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  14. ^ Dave Canterbury (2013). Discussing DS. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 

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