Thompson Reuters Eikon South Pole Expedition
In December 2011 a three man team will set out from Patriot Hills in a specially prepared polar 4x4 vehicle with the aim of beating the current Guinness World Record of 2 days, 21 hours and 21 minutes and become the fastest overland journey to the South Pole.
Below are all the news we published about the Thompson Reuters Eikon South Pole Expedition expedition
Published on 25.12.2011
Despite some breakdowns before the departure, Jason De Carteret and Kieron Bradley have succeeded to join up Patriot Hills and SP in 39 hours and 54 minutes.
Published on 19.12.2011
The team has received the spare parts sent by an Illyouchine from Punta Arenas and they are busy reparing the car at Union Glacier ALE base camp. But one of them decided to go back home.
Published on 15.12.2011
The drivers who wanted to set a speed record between Hercules Inlet and the South Pole were poorly prepared. Their car had two major breakdowns already.
Published on 11.12.2011
Three drivers have arrived at Union Glacier ALE base camp on 4 December. They brought a special equiped car with them. To try to break a speed record, of course...