March 15, 1958 |
|Occupation||Professional Survival Instructor|
|Known for||Co-star of Discovery Channel's Dual Survival|
Cody Lundin  (born March 15, 1958 in Prescott, Arizona) is the founder, director, and lead instructor of the Aboriginal Living Skills School, LLC in Prescott, Arizona; an adjunct instructor in outdoor survival, primitive living, and urban preparedness at Yavapai College; an adjunct faculty member at the Ecosa Institute; and co-host of the television series Dual Survival.
Early life and education
Lundin is an only child whose father was in the military. He spent his early childhood moving around until finally settling in Wyoming where he attended junior high and high school. After graduating from high school he lived on the streets, in a commune, in the backyards of friends and then in a brush shelter while he attended college in Prescott, Arizona.
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Lundin founded the Aboriginal Living Skills School in 1991 in Prescott, Arizona, where he is a survival instructor, teaching modern wilderness survival skills, primitive living skills, urban preparedness, and homesteading.
Lundin is the author of two best-selling books on survival and preparedness, 98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive and When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes.
Lundin has been a co-host of the television series Dual Survival since 2010. On the show, Lundin demonstrates various survival skills while wearing shorts in all weather and going barefoot. Lundin's most frequently used knife on the series was the Mora Classic 1.
Honors and awards
In September 1999, Lundin was honored as the third person in history to appear on the cover of Backpacker magazine that featured a story about his survival school and lead a pack of gorillas and philosophies.
Lundin says that he lives off-the-grid in a self-designed, passive solar earth home in the high-desert wilderness of Northern Arizona, collecting rainwater, composting waste and pays nothing for utilities. Lundin is known for not wearing shoes.
- Lundin, Cody (2003). 98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive. Gibbs Smith. ISBN 1586852345.
- Lundin, Cody (2007). When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes. Gibbs Smith. ISBN 142360105X.
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- "Prepare for 2012 - Learn to be More Self Reliant at the 2012 Survival Conference and Change Your Way of Living for the Better" (Press release). PR.com. October 1, 2009. Retrieved 2012-08-07.
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- List of Knives Used on Dual Survival at More Than Just Surviving.
- McGivney, Annette (September 1999). "THE WISDOM OF ABO DUDE". Backpacker Magazine. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
- Lundin, Cody. "About Cody Lundin". Retrieved 2012-08-07.