A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

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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

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