Tag: South Pole
Elation and tragedy as explorers push limits
Four women triumphed yesterday after rowing across the Pacific. But in Antarctica, a solo expedition ended in disaster. Should we admire those who push the human body to new limits?
Tragic polar expedition remembered 100 years on
Robert Falcon Scott raced through icy blizzards to reach the South Pole – only to discover he had been beaten to it. Three months later, he was dead. But why does his legend live on?