King of The Road: True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker by Alex DebogorskiThe highest-rated reality show ever to hit History Television, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canadas frozen north. Alex Debogorski shares tales of his adventures, and misadventures, in the north, and explains, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to where he is today—a working-class hero, bona fide celebrity, and the improbable star of a smash-hit television show. Debogorski is a natural storyteller who knows how to spin tales about his colourful life growing up in the backwoods. Whether hes recounting tales about his hair-raising confrontations with bears, calculating the strength of newly formed ice, divulging the secrets of providing security in a barroom full of combative, drunken miners, or saving the life of another trucker, he keeps readers wanting more. King of the Road gives fans of Ice Road Truckers a deep look inside the life and times of the shows biggest rising star.
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Alex Debogorski, the only driver to be with the show since it started in , posted on his Facebook page today:. We have made Iceroad sic Truckers for 11 years. You would think they would call and say kiss my rear, hello or …….. An entertainment industry person familiar with the show and the drivers confirmed today that the show was not renewed. Over the 11 seasons, a total of 25 drivers were featured on the show, which started out with truckers delivering supplies to diamond mines in the Northwest Territories.
Sliding on ice, close calls, and a constant race against the clock might make you think the drivers are constantly in peril. But is it really as dangerous as it appears? We know when it's clear to do stupid stuff, like drift around a corner. All that stuff that we do, it's all done safely. But they never put it in the show that way," he said. TV can be a great place to learn something new and to find inspiration for your own life.