Polar Explorers

This section centralises the names, nationalities and short bios of the polar explorers that have appeared on this website since it was launched in November 1997. Please bear in mind that this section is a work in progress

  • Blyth Alexander

    Blyth Alexander (United Kingdom)

    Blyth Alexander served with the British Army for nine years before helping to set up HALO in Afghanistan in 1989. This British explorer is married and the proud father of three children

  • Boyarsky Victor

    Boyarsky Victor (Russia)

    Victor has 30 years of experience in the polar regions. From 1973 to 1987, he participated in four Antarctic and six Arctic expeditions. As a member of international teams, Victor has crossed Greenland, Antarctica and the Arctic Ocean by ski and dogsled.

  • Brossier Eric

    Brossier Eric (France)

    Since 1999 Eric has been the captain of the Vagabond, a polar sailboat. Eric has decided to propose a mobile Polar basecamp to scientists, adventurers or artists passionate about polar regions.

  • Brown Andrew

    Brown Andrew (Great Britain)

    Andrew Brown is Surgeon Lieutenant at the Royal Navy since 1999. We met him for the first time when he was team member and training officer of the british Polar Quest Expedition during the austral summer of 2006-07.

  • Bull Steve

    Bull Steve (Great Britain)

    Steve Bull began his outdoor career at the age of nine when his father took him on the 34 mile White Rose Walk. Various outdoor challenges led him to undertake expeditions from Iceland to Antarctica.

  • Carmichael Todd

    Carmichael Todd (USA)

    Todd Carmichael is a brilliant American businessman having succeeded in the coffee roasting business to be precise. Conquering the South Pole has long been one of his dreams.

  • Caroll John

    Caroll John (Great Britain)

    John Caroll has been a member of the Polar Quest/Polar Watch party of the Royal Navy's expedition. He has taken part of retracing Sir Edward Parry's route over Melville Island to Nias Point not far from Isachen.

  • Chamart-Boudet Frédéric

    Chamart-Boudet Frédéric (France)

    Frenchman Frédéric Chamart-Boudet almost lost his life making an attempt on a short crossing of the Arctic pack-ice.

  • Chambers Alan

    Chambers Alan (United Kingdom)

    Alan Chambers MBE was born in North Lincolnshire1968 and educated at Frederick Gough School, Lincolnshire. In 1985 hejoined the Royal Marine Commandos in Devon and continued to serve inthe Royal Marines for the next sixteen years, qualifying as a diver,parachutist, paramedic and ski survival instructor.

  • Chao Roger

    Chao Roger (Australia)

    Roger Chao is an Australian explorer/adventurer and environmental campaigner and philosopher-ethicist. His interests are applied ethics, environmental ethics, polital theory, consequentialism, atheism, value theory, ethical theory, political philosophy, and their implications for every day life.

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