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Only if you want to claim the maximum crossing distance. One coast to another is good enough as far as I'm concerned.
Crossing Antarctica as is , it's about 2700 miles
Did he resupply there?
there's a base camp at south pole
A British Army officer has become the first Briton in history to trek unaided across Antarctica. Capt Lou Rudd, 49, finished the solo 921-mile (1,482km) journey on Friday after 56 days.
He is the second person ever to make the journey, after American Colin O'Brady completed the trek two days earlier on 26 December
“It’s straight-up impossible to take enough calories with you to get across the continent of Antarctica.” — WIRED MAGAZINE
Colin has been working with the top doctors at The Standard Process Nutrition Innovation Center to create a custom diet to optimize his nutrition. One of his goals is to prove that not only is this project possible, but also that organic whole food nutrition is one of the keys to success.
Join Dr. Drizzle, Colin O’Brady, and students everywhere as we #followcolin in an effort to educate and inspire kids to #BePossible
Ok, because the earth isn't flat it works out shorter to go via the south pole . Measure twice, cut once .
In continuation of Colin’s mission to inspire kids and communities to dream big, set goals and live active, healthy lives - his non-profit, Beyond 7/2, has partnered with
Dr. Drizzle to bring The Impossible First Jr. Challenge to life.
Students from all across the world are invited to engage with Colin’s journey right from their classrooms. The IFJ Challenge will allow classrooms to track Colin’s daily progress, research the climate, landforms, vegetation, animals, and historical importance of Antarctica, and set fitness goals to complete during the 70 days that Colin will be crossing the continent. Students will also have the opportunity to send in questions for Colin to answer via a “Question of the Day” submission. Join Dr. Drizzle, Colin O’Brady, and students everywhere as we #followcolin in an effort to educate and inspire kids to #BePossible Teachers are encouraged to sign up today at tinyurl.com/theimpossiblefirst and find curriculum materials within for this exciting adventure.
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