Ed Stafford: First Man Out

The BEST episodes of Ed Stafford: First Man Out

Every episode of Ed Stafford: First Man Out ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ed Stafford: First Man Out!

Expect blood, tears and heart-in-mouth action as explorer Ed Stafford takes on the best explorers in the world in a battle across Discovery's screens in order to be the First Man Out - a show in which survival is only half the battle.

Last Updated: 11/20/2022Network:Discovery Channel (UK)
29 votes

#1 - Borneo

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/31/2019

Ed Stafford challenges ultra-fit ex-Marine and ropes expert Aldo Kane to race across the tangled wilds of Borneo's mangrove swamps.

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14 votes

#2 - India

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/7/2019

Ed Stafford has bitten off more than he thinks he can chew by racing serving Royal Air Force survival instructor John Hudson across the top of the monster mountains of the Himalayas.

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21 votes

#3 - Thailand

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/21/2019

Ed Stafford risks life and limb as he races through the harsh Thai jungles against ex-military survival legend EJ Snyder.

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26 votes

#4 - Kazakhstan

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/7/2019

Ed Stafford finds himself marooned in a never-ending natural maze as he flies to Kazakhstan to take on ex-South Korean special forces soldier Khen Rhee.

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Ed vs Will Lord
11 votes

#5 - Ed vs Will Lord

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/6/2020

Ed faces his old bushcraft teacher, Will Lord, in Bashan, central China. Both without a knife, they must navigate huge cliffs and Asia's largest bamboo forest.

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28 votes

#6 - Mongolia

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/14/2019

Mongolia's Gobi desert is the setting for the ultimate survival race as Ed Stafford is paired against survival supremo and famed endurance athlete Matt Graham.

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Ed vs Josh James
12 votes

#7 - Ed vs Josh James

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/13/2020

Ed takes on the `Kiwi bushman', Josh James, in the Three Parallel Rivers plateau of Yunnan Province. Josh draws on his Maori-heritage to make fire in the mountains.

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13 votes

#8 - Palau

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/28/2019

Ed Stafford goes up against primitive skills expert Cat Bigney in a race across the stunning but deadly island paradise of Palau in the South Pacific.

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Ed Vs Ky Furneaux
11 votes

#9 - Ed Vs Ky Furneaux

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/7/2020

Ed neemt het in de Zoige-moerassen in de Chinese provincie Sichuan op tegen ex-PSYOPS-marinier Hakim Isler. In de moerassen wordt hun wilskracht danig op de proef gesteld.

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Ed vs Matt Wright
9 votes

#10 - Ed vs Matt Wright

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/21/2020

Ed challenges Matt "The Juggernaut" Wright in the Wanshan Archipelago off the coast of southern China. They race to secure islands that can provide raft-building materials but storms come in and Ed has to face his fear of deep water.

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Ed vs Hakim Isler
2 votes

#11 - Ed vs Hakim Isler

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/20/2020

Ed takes on ex-PSYOPS marine and real-life ninja, Hakim Isler, in the Zoige Marshes of Sichuan Province. The unforgiving wetland tests their willpower to the max.

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Ed vs Xinlei Wu
1 votes

#12 - Ed vs Xinlei Wu

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/27/2020

Ed faces former French Foreign Legion desert specialist, Xinlei Wu, in the Aksai Desert of north-west China. They encounter huge sand dunes and rock-valley mazes.

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