North Pole Speed Record

This spring, the British adventurer Ben Saunders will be trying to break the speed record on the traditional Ward Hunt-North Pole route. He's hoping that the feat will take no more than thirty days.


Below are all the news we published about the North Pole Speed Record expedition

  • Bye bye Ben

    Published on 06.04.2008

    After 8 days on the ice and at a position of N.83.57.686 W. 074.12.566 Ben Saunders' expedition to become the fastest man to walk solo and unsupported to the North Pole is over following the critical failure of his ski equipment.

  • The First Difficulties Crop Up

    Published on 30.03.2008

    Ben Saunders has been on the ice since Wednesday 26 March. He's hoping to get to the pole in less than 30 days, solo and unaided.

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