Melissa Miller is in a word, a badass. First, she survived for three weeks in the Amazon Jungle with literally nothing but some fishing line, her knife, and a fire starter. Melissa is skilled in primitive trapping, shelter making, fire making, and foraging.
So she hasn't yet had the chance to wear WeatherWool in real cold. Ms Miller is a university-level instructor of outdoor skills And she is a living example of the power of determination and a positive attitude.
Do you think you could survive 21 dayswithout clothingin the remote tropical rainforest of the Amazon? How about 40 nights in remote South Africawith no clothes? Meet Melissa Miller, the knife-wielding survivalist from Michigan that has done both of these grueling survival tests for the survival show Nak ed A nd A fraid. The survival show is based on the concept of bare survival, where the survivalists must use their bushcraft, outdoors, military or wilderness experience and knowledge get food, water, shelter, and clothing by only using natural primitive means.
Swedish model almost died while training to become a mountain guide in Norway. To earn her stripes, she attended a tough winter expedition in the Norwegian mountains, which led to her contracting hypothermia. Melissa Miller attended a tough winter expedition in the Norwegian mountains to become a mountain guide.
We came across an interview on ThePreppingGuide. You may recognize Melissa from the show, or you may have met her at Blade Show in Atlanta this past June while she was working with Fiddleback Outpost at their booth. The Prepping Guide did a great job interviewing Melissa, it's an interesting read about a lady who is passionate about the outdoors and has proven to be proficient in taking on challenges in some extreme environments.
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Slide right for more pics… Note to self: Helmets are not effective when you wear them loosely. Earlier this month, reality star Naked and Afraid and all-around bad-ass, backwoods woman Melissa Miller took a gnarly spill on her mountain bike in Utah. According to her post, Miller had to get an ambulance ride back to the city for treatment at the ER.
Born and raised in America's high-five, Melissa spent most of her life in the outskirts of her hometown Fenton, Michigan. A country girl, she roamed the woods barefoot catching frogs, snakes and turtles in the creeks along her neighborhood. She learned how to fish when she was 4 years old, entering local fishing competitions and spending countless hours on the edge of her family's dock.