Eirliani Abdul Rahman quit the Singapore Foreign Service after ten years of service, set up her non-profit on child rights and child protection, and decided to gain media attention on the subject by attempting to be the first woman from her country to walk to the South Pole.
Diwaker Sharma, a physical fitness enthusiast, trainer and yogi has been training the Indian Army Special Forces units since 2010.
Read all about Ruta Sidlauskaite's training plan, an adventurer from Lithuania who plans to trek to the South Pole next year in January.
Sarah McNair-Landry is the first woman to be recognised by the International Polar Guides Association as a Master Polar Guide.
What's the best way to do a frozen river trek in India's highest plateau region, on the other side of the Himalayas? An outdoor enthusiast and social activist treks the "Chadar" on the frozen Zanskar river, and shares her tips. .
Mohit "Mo" Oberoi, author of the Delhi rock climbing guidebook talks about his days in Dhauj, NCR Delhi's epic trad rock climbing area. .