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

  • Thornewill Fiona

    Thornewill Fiona (Great Britain)

    Fiona Thornewill (born in July 1966) has become famous together with his husband Mike, since that day when they caught the imagination of the world's press as the non privileged, working couple from Nottinghamshire, who raised £68,000 to fund their record-breaking expedition, raised £100,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Fund and realised their dreams of being the first married couple to walk to both the South and North Poles.

  • Thornwewill Mike

    Thornwewill Mike (Great Britain)

    Mike Thornewill (born in December 1962) has become famous together with Fiona, his wife since that day when they caught the imagination of the world's press as the non privileged, working couple from Nottinghamshire, who raised £68,000 to fund their record-breaking expedition, raised £100,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Fund and realised their dreams of being the first married couple to walk to both the South and North Poles.

  • Towers Phil

    Towers Phil (Great Britain)

    As medical assistant, Phil Towers was a member of the 'Polar Watch'' Royal Marines expedition. Making the trek Resolue Bay - Magnetic North Pole in the spring 2006.

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