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Jonesy (left) and Cas with Gamme in middle, crossing paths on the ice on Jan 10th.
courtesy Cas & Jonesy Antarctic expedition, SOURCE
File image of Felicity Aston.
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Video clip showing Pat Farmer (left) and Johan E. Nilson hugging at the South Pole.
courtesy Pat Farmer's Pole to Pole run, SOURCE
Byrony Balen, youngest Briton to reach the SP from Hercules Inlet.
courtesy Polar Explorers, SOURCE
Polar Explorers celebrating at Union Glacier.
courtesy Polar Explorers, SOURCE

Antarctica Grand Finale: Records and Sportsmanship

Posted: Jan 23, 2012 06:58 pm EST

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(ExplorersWeb) There are three ways to win a game: be first, be faster/stronger/smarter, or cheat. Now you know why tricksters spin.Bigger than victory: Sportsmanship, Gentlemanship and Soul Riding (different words for fair play, character and respect for the game and its participants). Following a period of some skiers jockeying for media attention, this Antarctica season seems to be ending mostly in style. Aleks GammeAfter skiing a world record 2270km alone, without airdrops or kites from Hercules Inlet to the Pole and...

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