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- Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.
- Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf.
British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the Ross Ice Shelf on Friday.
One of Rudd’s sponsors, the adventure-apparel company Shackleton, tweeted the news on Friday afternoon, saying the 49-year-old had completed his 950-mile journey. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after Colin O’Brady, a 33-year-old American, accomplished the same feat. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- An American adventurer has become the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. His training included Buddhist retreats and a 400-mile trek in Greenland.
- A 33-year-old American just became the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. He survived on oatmeal, freeze-dried meals, and energy bars.
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