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
Wave Vidmar is the type of adventurer who loves anything that is extreme or involved with what is known as the 'outdoor'. He adores climbing mountains and sailing. In 2004, he was very close at reaching the North Pole solo and unassisted, but failed.
Jukka Viljanen is a long distances runner. He has participated to polar races both in North and South Poles.
Heavy weapons specialist Matthiew Vivian was part of the Royal Marines Team who went from Resolute Bay to the magnetic North Pole, in the spring 2006.