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Boris Stermotić


Boris Stermotić (Ris) is the founder and chief instructor of first Croatian Outdoor Survival School (Extremesurvive). He started with naturvival from the moment of his first escape into the wilderness in his teenage years, when he realized that all the components of the wilderness had a perfect logic of existence.
Passion for the nature and adventure led him to study survival techniques from experienced survival organisations in Europe. In Italy he worked for many years and growth his experience like survival expert in organisations like Avventura Team (AICS) and FISSS where he experiment outdoor team buildings with youngsters with great results. He also accomplished many other certificates that help his growth, like mtb instructor, apnea diver, sea rescue and others.
Pure love for the nature and the adventure led Boris to form first Croatian Outdoor Survival School. Driven by the feelings and the understanding of being only an interpreter of nature, he moved further into propagate survival movement in his country. He start with first survival associations in Croatia like HUPP ans Survivors Club and create Forum Preživljavanja, biggest outdoor community in his region that regroup survival and bushcraft enthusiast and count more than one million visits each year, community that give births to other communities of survival and bushcraft in Croatia and nearest regions. He is also author of Bosonogi free survival school for kids, Naturvival Movement, many free workshops made to promote outdoor living and author of Survival manual published freely on the web and in survival column in Meta magazine, promoter of many outdoor manifestation and festivals, guest on many TV and radio talk shows and others.
Due his originally training as designer, bid Boris to design Survival Kukri Knive, survival tool per excellence, produced by FKMD Italy and distributed around the globe.
Boris is always eager to learn new skills and to share his knowledge's unselfishly with others, always educating that we do not inherit this earth from our ancestors, we only borrow it from our children's.