Eustace Conway, the American naturalist was born as Eustace Robinson Conway IV on September 15, 1961.
When he was just six years old, he could throw a knife efficiently, by 10, he could hunt sprinting squirrels.
At the age of 12, he went into the forest alone and empty-handed. He made his own shelter and lived off the land for a week.
He left home to live in a tipi in the woods when he was 17 years old, and when he was 18, he traveled down the Mississippi River in a handmade cedar canoe.
He survived on what he could hunt or gather when he walked the two thousand miles of the Appalachian Trail at the age of 19.
He has hiked the Alps in sneakers, kayaked across Alaska, lived with Navajo in Mexico, and scaled cliffs in New Zealand.
In his mid-twenties, he flew off to Guatemala to visit a remote village of Mayan Indians.
And in 1995, he and his brother Judson rode their horses to cross the United States from the Atlantic to the Pacific in 103 days.
He was the subject of a 2003 documentary film, Full Circle: A Life Story of Eustace Conway directed by Jack Bibbo.
Eustace was also among the four featured characters in the 2012 documentary film, Reconvergence.
Eustace also appeared in a reality television series on the History Channel named 'Mountain Men' on May 31, 2012, where the series focused on his daily life.
He is also the proud owner of the 1000-acre Turtle Island Preserve in Boone, North Carolina.
He is partially active on social media, as he shared an event which will take place in The Great Appalachian Homesteading Conference on May 5 & 6 2018.
As of 2018, Eustace Conway has garnered a net worth of approximately $200 thousand.
Eustace is also the subject of the book, The Last American Man, by Eat, Pray and Love author Elizabeth Gilbert.