Length: 2 min
This 2 min vid covers Ricky's love for storm chasing, adventure, action sports, and photography. It also touches on the shows he has starred on and hosted >> Tornado Hunters, Woods Canada's Greatest Explorer and Much Music's 'Far and Wide'.
HOMETOWN: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
OCCUPATION: TV Personality, Professional Storm Chaser, Action Adventurer
In-Game Host for the Saskatchewan Rush
For some men, exploring doesn’t just mean discovering a new patio or finding out if the boss allows shorts at the office — it means getting dirty, risking some skin, and pushing the limits. Ricky Forbes, is exactly that kind of guy.
Ricky is the driver for one of North America’s top professional storm chasing teams, star of the TV show Tornado Hunters, host of Woods Canada's Greatest Explorer and host on Much Music's 'Far and Wide'. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Ricky directs his passion towards giving back to his community through many facets including his role as a Big Brother and helping to raise weather safety awareness to kids.
Pictures of Ricky (click to enlarge):
TV SHOW: TORNADO HUNTERS
In-Game Host: The Saskatchewan Rush
Brand Ambassador: Federated Co-op
They have a plan, and it’s simple. They’re going to find the biggest, baddest tornadoes in North America, and head straight for them. If they can keep four wheels on the ground, they’ll capture the world’s best, most extreme storm imagery, and turn their passion for storm chasing into one hell of a way to make a living.
Brand Ambassador: Mark's Work Wearhouse
Brand Ambassador: GoDaddy
HOST: MUCH MUSIC'S 'FAR & WIDE'
A MUCH guide to the best of Canada. From coast to coast to coast join MUCH as we go Far & Wide to expose the most unique and exciting things to do, try and see in Canada. Through inspiring videos, awesome stories and amazing influencers, find out some of the best kept secrets of Canada on Far & Wide. Ricky hosted episode 5 when they visited Saskatoon, SK.
HOST: CANADA'S GREATEST EXPLORER
Brand Ambassador: CLIF Bar
Brand Ambassador: The Great Trail
This unique new competition will pit some of Canada’s most highly skilled outdoor enthusiasts against each other in a series of challenges to prove their strength and passion for the Canadian wilderness.