About Chris Speir

Since he was young, Chris has been fascinated with the great outdoors! Born and raised in South Mississippi, He has spent his entire life camping, hunting, and fishing. He is an avid wildlife photographer; on any given day, you can find him photographing wildlife from one end of the state to the other. This love of nature also inspired a passion for primitive camping and survival. Studying everything he could get his hands on about starting a fire and collecting water and food. In 2018 Speiroutdoors was born by creating a YouTube channel in hopes that he would help others learn about things that seem to be forgotten in this fast pace, always busy world we live in and allow people to disconnect from everyday life and learn to unwind, slow down and relax while enjoying the great outdoors.

As a retired US Air Force Medic, Chris has traveled the world in various deployments at home and abroad, training new medics on their careers in the military. During his service, he was a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician, First aid instructor, Non-Commissioned officer in charge of ambulance operations, and an anesthesia technician. Since retiring from the Air Force, Chris and his wife have owned a small restaurant for 10 years.

In the summer of 2021, Chris posted his first TikTok video and has not looked back! He has reached and taught people about camping and bushcraft through all his social media accounts, with over half a million followers and over 30 million video views.