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OLN’s ‘Mantracker’ hired by British Army

Canadian reality TV show Mantracker, which airs on the Outdoor Life Network, has gained the interest of the British Army. The series follows 'mantracker' Terry Grant as he hunts down two contestants with his tracking skills, and those skills piqued the interest of the British military. Grant taught the 7th Armoured Brigade how to use tracking techniques in order to find improvised explosive devices when the soldiers are deployed to Afghanistan.
August 5, 2010

Canadian reality TV show Mantracker, which airs on the Outdoor Life Network, has gained the interest of the British Army. The series follows ‘mantracker’ Terry Grant as he hunts down two contestants with his tracking skills, and those skills piqued the interest of the British military. Grant taught the 7th Armoured Brigade how to use tracking techniques in order to find improvised explosive devices when the soldiers are deployed to Afghanistan.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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