Kirk Ballard is the founder of thepreparednessexperience.com, and he is one of the biggest survival enthusiasts you will encounter in life. Many reasons turned Kirk into this passionate person who loves survivalism to his core. But the most important one would be the years he spent in the countryside. The situation allowed Kirk to have an upbringing close to flora and fauna. Kirk Ballard does not hate conveniences, but he would love to spend life with the bare minimum in the wilderness if he has an option.