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The past few years (2009 to 2011) Hadow was involved in the Catlin Arctic Survey science projects as Project Director.
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Pen Hadow abandons North Pole crossing and retires

Posted: Feb 11, 2013 08:58 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) Not only did the Pope announced his retirement; according to Newsweek and The Daily Beast veteran UK polar explorer, Pen Hadow, announced his retirement together with abandoning his 2013 North Pole expedition plans. Last year Hadow announced his plan to attempt a solo ski crossing of the Arctic Ocean from Russia via the Geographic North Pole (90°N) to Canada during the 2013 Arctic ski season. According to the Newsweek article his age, 50, is not the reason for his retirement, “Endurance-event athletes tend to...

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