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

  • Bae Rolf

    Bae Rolf (Norway)

    Rolf was Norway's top adventurer and has completed many Arctic and Antarctic challenges and has held until the record of the longest Antarctic traverse crossing for quite a while.

  • Bancroft Ann

    Bancroft Ann (USA)

    Ann Bancroft is one of the world's preeminent polar explorers and an internationally recognized leader who is dedicated to inspiring women, girls and audiences around the world to unleash the power of their dreams.

  • Beilharz Linda

    Beilharz Linda (Australia)

    In 2010, the adventuress, Linda Beilharz (50), has become the first Australian woman to have reached the South and North Poles on foot. Her objective is to conquer the four largest icecaps of our planet Earth, the North and South Poles, Greenland, and Patagonia.

  • Bloomcamp Michelle

    Bloomcamp Michelle (Australia)

    Michelle Bloomcamp is the mother of 2 daugthers, has a full time job and a dog on top of it all. She has plenty of ways to spend her time but still decided to go to the South Pole.

  • 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.

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