An ultimate endurance challenge as 29 of the UK's fittest men and women are pushed beyond their mental and physical limits by battle-hardened veterans from the world's toughest special forces.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week - Terry Schappert - Netflix
Terry Schappert is a United States Army National Guard Special Forces veteran and martial artist that is a periodic commentator on FOX News, who hosted the 2009 show Warriors on the History Channel. He left active duty before 9/11, but continues to serve in the Army National Guard. He has deployed three times since as a Guardsman. He has also had minor acting roles. He hosted a special during the Discovery Channel's Shark Week where he demonstrated ways in which to survive a shark attack. He also makes occasional guest appearances on The Greg Gutfeld Show and previously made appearances on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. He appeared on the cast of Dude, You're Screwed on the Discovery Channel. In February 2017 Schappert appeared on television in the United Kingdom where he starred in an episode of the BBC television show Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week. During the episode Schappert directs the civilian contestants through a number of Green Beret inspired training exercises within a 48 hour period in South Africa.
Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week - Military service - Netflix
A few months after he graduated from UNCW, Schappert enlisted in the United States Army in 1988. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division right after basic training. With his degree, he was selected to enter Officer Candidate School, however Schappert rejected the offer as he was more interested in ground forces. While assigned to a recon squad, he completed Ranger School. After serving in the Persian Gulf War, Schappert moved on to his ultimate challenge; becoming a Green Beret. Schappert spent five years as a Special Forces Medical Sergeant. He was involved in Operation Joint Endeavor before he left active duty in 1997. He then pursued an acting career. After 9/11, Schappert re-enlisted as Special Forces Combat Medic in the National Guard 19th Special Forces Group. He served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and the War on Terror before he retired in 2017.
Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week - References - Netflix