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Saunders Forfeits Journey Across Antarctica

Update // January 07, 2018 // Trans Antarctic Solo
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After reaching the South Pole, Ben Saunders put a quick end to his attempt to cross Antarctica. He relented in part because his food supply had run short and he would have had to ration. He felt more exhausted and unconfident than usual and opted ...(more)

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Paddle the Nile
Paddle the Nile

Davis Completes First Woman-Led Expedition Down Nile

Update // April 22, 2019 // Paddle the Nile
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At the end of her journey, Davis said she felt extremely happy and relieved. She said the journey was a success and meaningful to her because it was a "search for fulfilment, a sense of achievement, adventure, challenge, personal development and s...(more)

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The Poles Project
The Poles Project

Duo Reaches Southernmost Tip of Africa

Update // May 09, 2018 // The Poles Project
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After considerable headache and hardship, O'Shea and Gleeson and their vehicle, 'Betsy', have made it to the southernmost tip of Africa, south of Cape Town. The apex of their recent difficulty was in the region of the Democratic Republic of Congo...(more)

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Veyt to change focus, head back to Africa

Update // April 13, 2021 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Denali
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After he was unable to shake constant seasickness, Jelle Veyt’s Atlantic row came to an end in Tenerife on Spain's Canary Islands. He had been unable to row and had spent his nights hugging “fourth crew-member”, Wilson, a sick bucket that he...(more)

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Five Deeps
Five Deeps

Vescovo Becomes First Man to Reach World’s Five Deepest Points

Update // September 14, 2019 // The Five Deeps
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Victor Vescovo has continued to break records in his two-man submersible, the Limiting Factor. In our last update, Vescovo had just completed a record-setting dive to the world's second deepest point, the Horizon Deep just off the Pacific islands ...(more)

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