Simon Murray, ex-Legionnaire and businessman extraordinaire, also happened to become the oldest man (63) to walk 1200 km to the South Pole in 2004.
Crossing 16 timezones, sleeping in airplanes, and changing in airport bathrooms, Becca Pizzi has won 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents, and she's done it 2 times. Becca is the Hero Next Door.
Much of West Antarctica’s ice lies below sea level, and warming ocean temperatures may lead to runaway ice sheet retreat.
A virtually impossible world record crossing on Antarctica is disavowed by polar legends; but who is right in the final analysis?
Ultra-Adventurer Mike Horn still holds the longest record on Antarctica; does the new world-record traverse measure up?