Adventurers | Explorers

Adventurers are often called explorers. They are seeking something new, such as a new world or new experiences. They often have to undergo grueling travel to get there. Famous fictional adventurers include Phineas Fogg, who, to win a wager, circumnavigated the globe in 80 days, using various forms of transport. In real life, Nellie Bly, an American journalist, decided to beat his record. On the morning of 25 January, 1890 she stepped off the train in New Jersey, having completed her 24,899-mile journey around the globe in 72 days. Nice one, Nellie.

How do you become an adventurer?

You can become an adventurer by diving into the type of adventure that you find interesting and exciting. Then build up the skills necessary for your adventure, travel the world, and meet other people. You can also make your adventure your career to sustain your dreams and future adventures.

What does it mean to be a modern explorer?

A modern explorer pushes the limits of exploration and goes on adventures in various places of the world. Modern explorers include astronauts that explore space beyond Earth, sea divers who explore the depths of the water and mountaineers who adventure into the tallest mountains of the world.

Why do humans seek adventure?

Humans seek adventure because we naturally crave it and seek adventures that have a deep impact. Humans have it engrained in their DNA to explore and seek fun. An adventure is known to improve self-competency, be empowering, improve trust, and increase social bonding if achieved in a group setting.

Adventurers Guides
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5’8” | 1.73 m
Amelia Earhart
173.000
188000
3D
Amelia Earhart
6’0” | 1.83 m
Bear Grylls
183.000
126000
3D
Bear Grylls
5’10” | 1.78 m
Buzz Aldrin
178.000
211000
3D
Buzz Aldrin
6’0” | 1.83 m (Estimated)
February 12, 1809
Charles Darwin
183.000
1809.00
104000
3D
Charles Darwin
6’1” | 1.85 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Doc Brown
185.000
1985.00
25700
3D
Doc Brown
5’7” | 1.70 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Elizabeth Swann
170.000
2003.00
8800
3D
Elizabeth Swann
6’1” | 1.85 m
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones
185.000
1981.00
266000
3D
Indiana Jones
5'10" | 1.78 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Jack Sparrow
178.000
2003.00
56000
3D
Jack Sparrow
5’10” | 1.78 m
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966)
James T. Kirk
178.000
1966.00
55300
3D
James T. Kirk
5’10” | 1.78 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Jean-Luc Picard
178.000
1987.00
26300
3D
Jean-Luc Picard
5’6” | 1.68 m
Tomb Raider (2018)
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
168.000
2018.00
101950
3D
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
5’7” | 1.70 m
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
170.000
2001.00
105100
3D
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
5’4” | 1.63 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Marty McFly
163.000
1985.00
48000
3D
Marty McFly
5’11” | 1.80 m
Neil Armstrong
180.000
373000
3D
Neil Armstrong
5’11” | 1.80 m
Steve Irwin
180.000
795000
3D
Steve Irwin
5’11” | 1.80 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Will Turner
180.000
2003.00
10000
3D
Will Turner
Buzz Aldrin
Size comparison drawings of Buzz Aldrin comparing the heights of other related adventurers

Buzz Aldrin or Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr., is a former astronaut and engineer recognized as being one of the first people to walk on the moon following Neil Armstrong during their Apollo 11 spaceflight in 1969. He is also noted for being the first person to hold a religious ceremony on the lunar surface. He graduated from the United States Military and was commissioned into the United States Air Force where he served as a fighter pilot. Following this, he earned a degree in astronautics from MIT and made 3 spacewalks during his time as an astronaut. Aldrin is also an author, writing a couple of autobiographies as well as several science fiction novels advocating for space exploration.

Buzz Aldrin has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Buzz Aldrin with height measurements
Buzz Aldrin or Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr., is a former astronaut and engineer recognized as being one of the first people to walk on the moon following Neil Armstrong during their Apollo 11 spaceflight in 1969. He is also noted as the first person to hold a religious ceremony on the lunar surface.

Buzz Aldrin has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Given Name: Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.

Nationality: United States

Birthday: January 20, 1930

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Bear Grylls
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Bear Grylls in relation to other adventurers

Edward Michael Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls, is a British adventurer and television presenter who is considered one of the most well known faces of survival. He had a passion for discovery from a young age, having an innate curiosity about the exploration of new places. He garnered attention after taking off on several adventures, becoming more widely known for his Emmy Award-nominated television series Man vs. Wild where he showed viewers means of survival after being dropped in various locations. From there, Grylls went on to be involved with other series following the same wilderness survival theme.

Bear Grylls has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bear Grylls labeled with overall height
Edward Michael Grylls, better known as Bear Grylls, is a British adventurer and television presenter who is considered one of the most well known faces of survival. He had a passion for discovery from a young age, having an innate curiosity about the exploration of new places.

Bear Grylls has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

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Given Name: Edward Michael Grylls

Nationality: England

Birthday: June 7, 1974

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Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
Height comparison diagram of Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) compared to other adventurers

Lara Croft is a fictional character and adventurer originally portrayed by Angelina Jolie and later by Alicia Vikander in the 2018 action-adventure film. Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft centers around a mystery journey into her father’s disappearance. Her performance was met with a polarizing response from viewers. Positive feedback distinguished her character as a “capable heroine” while critics labeled her portrayal as “bland,” ultimately lacking in grit due to several scenes showing the character being pushed around. Some perceive Vikander’s take on Lara Croft as realistic and lacking any sort of objectification.

Lara Croft is portrayed by Alicia Vikander with a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) with overall height
Lara Croft is a fictional character and adventurer originally portrayed by Angelina Jolie and later by Alicia Vikander in the 2018 action-adventure film. Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft centers around a mystery journey into her father’s disappearance. Her performance was met with a polarizing response.

Lara Croft is portrayed by Alicia Vikander with a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) with overall height
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
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Alicia Vikander
Birthday
Tomb Raider (2018)

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Elizabeth Swann
Height comparison diagram of Elizabeth Swann compared to other adventurers

Portrayed by actress Keira Knightly, Elizabeth Swann is one of the main, fictional characters of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. She first uses an alternate name, Elizabeth Turner, as an alias until actually marrying Will Turner and taking up his surname as her own. She seeks a life of adventure and has a curiosity about piracy and life at sea, feeling limited in her freedom due to her gender and social class. Through the series, Elizabeth Swan’s arc takes her from a young girl in need of rescuing to a courageous pirate herself noted for her spirit and independent thinking.

Elizabeth Swann is portrayed by Keira Knightley with a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Elizabeth Swann with overall height
Portrayed by actress Keira Knightly, Elizabeth Swann is one of the main, fictional characters of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. She first uses an alternate name, Elizabeth Turner, as an alias until actually marrying Will Turner and taking up his surname as her own.

Elizabeth Swann is portrayed by Keira Knightley with a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

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Keira Knightley
Birthday
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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James T. Kirk (William Shatner)
Size comparison drawings of James T. Kirk comparing the heights of other related characters from Star Trek

James T. Kirk was a renowned commanding officer of the Starfleet. He lived during the 23rd century, and served the United Federation of Planets as commander of the starships USS Enterprise and USS Enterprise-A. After a transporter accident in the year 2266, Kirk underwent a personality shift, which resulted in two opposite temperaments. Whilst being stoic, calm and rational, Kirk could also become angry and aggressive. No one doubted his leadership abilities, and he led the Starfleet into many successful battles, saving many lives on different planets. He was a keen explorer and shrewd tactician.

James T. Kirk is portrayed by William Shatner with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of James T. Kirk with height measurements
James T. Kirk was a renowned commanding officer of the Starfleet. He lived during the 23rd century, and served the United Federation of Planets as commander of the starships USS Enterprise and USS Enterprise-A. Kirk was a keen explorer and shrewd tactician in many successful battles.

James T. Kirk is portrayed by William Shatner with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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James T. Kirk (William Shatner)
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Species: Human

Actor
William Shatner
First Appearance
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966)

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