This is not the first time that the Britisher Ben Saunders has set out to break the speed record on the Ward Hunt/North Pole trek. After his failure in 2008, he's trying again...
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Published on 31.03.2010
After some serious thought, Ben Saunders has decided to abandon his speed record plans for this year and is reckoning on trying again in 2011.
Published on 30.03.2010
A catastrophic start for the expedition of the Britisher, Ben Saunders, who has set out on the pack ice in an attempt to break the speed record. On the second day of his trek to the Pole, a jerrycan of fuel broke in his sledge and contaminated 80% of his victuals. What was to be done?