Soldier. Adventurer. Leader.
Channel 4's SAS: Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape.
No. 1 Sunday Times Best Selling Author for #FirstManIn
nt Middleton is best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit show 'SAS : Who Dares Wins'. After three hugely successful series, another has already been commissioned by Channel 4.
2017 saw Ant at the forefront of Channel 4's hit show 'Mutiny' and this year he released his book 'First Man In: Leading From the Front', which quickly reached No. 1 on The Sunday Times Best Seller List.
Born in Portsmouth and raised in rural France, Ant set his sights on a career in the armed forces and didn’t stop striving until he achieved his goal. He joined the Special Boat Service (SBS) in 2008 and spent 4 years there. The SBS is the UK’s naval special forces unit and the sister unit of the SAS.
He was a point man/lead scout and also a primary fires operator and sniper. Prior to joining the SBS, Ant also served in the Royal Marines and 9 Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers – meaning that he has achieved the ‘Holy Trinity’ of the UK’s Elite Forces (P Company, Commando Course, UK Special Forces Selection)
Thanks to his huge range of Special Forces experience, Ant has invaluable skills in survival and endurance. His appetite for adventure and extremes has no limit and has lead him to take on some amazing challenges.
Before SAS : Who Dares Wins, Ant transferred his Special Forces skills to personal security and was selected to protect VIPs, including government officials and high profile celebrities, he also operated as a security expert in South Africa and across various other countries for governments in West Africa. He has trained presidential security teams and also ran extreme SAS style corporate events for large companies who wanted to truly experience the extremes of Special Forces selection.
Ant is a now a proud Ambassador for the RNLI and SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity.