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Why some value safety, others value risk

No one has ever crossed the Antarctic by themselves and without help from other people or engines. To me, this is very unsurprising and uninteresting. No one (outside of superhero movies) has ever shrunk themselves to the size of an ant, or turned back time by causing the earth to rotate backwards either. Big deal. But to Colin O’Brady (a 33-year-old American adventure athlete) and Louis Rudd (a 49-year-old British Army Captain) the fact that no one has ever crossed the Antarctic unsupported is ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Happiness, Risk, Ethics, Everest, British Army, Philosophy, Rudd, Henry Worsley, Antarctic, Meaning Of Life, El Capitan, Louis, Moral Philosophy, Arts & Humanities


Some value safety, others value risk

No one has ever crossed the Antarctic by themselves and without help from other people or engines. To me, this is very unsurprising and uninteresting. No one (outside of superhero movies) has ever shrunk themselves to the size of an ant, or turned back time by causing the earth to rotate backwards either. Big deal. But to Colin O’Brady (a 33-year-old American adventure athlete) and Louis Rudd (a 49-year-old British Army Captain) the fact that no one has ever crossed the Antarctic unsupported is ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Happiness, Risk, Ethics, Everest, British Army, Philosophy, Rudd, Henry Worsley, Antarctic, Meaning Of Life, El Capitan, Louis, Moral Philosophy, Arts & Humanities


O'Brady Is First To Complete Solo, Unassisted Trek Across Antarctica

Rachel Martin talks to adventurer Colin O'Brady, who last month made history by becoming the first person to cross the continent of Antarctica unaided.
Tags: News, Antarctica, Rachel Martin, Colin O Brady


SUPing around Sicily narrative

Mentions of the Mediterranean Sea may bring to mind images of sunshine and calm waters, but in October 2018, when I was attempting to become the first person to circumnavigate Sicily by stand-up paddleboard, solo and unsupported, I had to battle through thunder and wind storms about twice a week. That said, come rain, wind, swell, thunder, or lightning, I always paddled — I had some motivation to take me through the rough days. Photo: Daniel Wynn My project was to SUP around Sicily, a dista...
Tags: Travel, UK, Antarctica, Mediterranean, Sicily, All, Mount Etna, Mediterranean Sea, Licata, Colin O'brady, Suping, Hydroflask, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Daniel Wynn, Palermo Bay Thankfully, Terrasini


Reflections on Antarctica

Colin O’Brady and Louis Rudd spent almost two months racing across Antarctica, a journey that killed an explorer who attempted it in 2016. Back in warmer climes, they spoke about the race of a lifetime.
Tags: News, Chile, Skiing, Antarctica, Navigation, Rudd, Louis, Colin O'brady, Antarctic Regions, Polar Exploration, Louis Rudd, O'Brady, Colin (1985-


Colin O'Brady says a flaming rope that burned a quarter of his body is the reason he just crossed Antarctica alone and unaided

Colin O'Brady knew it in his bones: he was an athlete, a guy who loved to move. In high school in Portland, Oregon, O'Brady exercised his athletic abilities in the swimming pool and on the soccer field. He was an MVP, lettered seven times, and took his soccer team to the state championship. He was recruited to swim at Yale, and went on to spend a semester in college climbing mountains "among other outdoor activities," as his college athlete bio reads. At the time, he never imagined tha...
Tags: News, Yale, Antarctica, Portland Oregon, Brady, Colin O Brady


We tried the 1,250-calorie survival bar that powered Colin O'Brady's record-shattering 932-mile solo journey across Antarctica

Colin O'Brady recently became the first person to cross Antarctica alone, unaided by kites or resupplies. In his sled of food and gear, he brought a special nutrition bar called a Colin Bar. He ate 4,000 calories worth of the stuff every day.  We tasted the bar and found it impressively palatable, but it had some strange flavors. When American adventurer Colin O'Brady set out to become the first human to cross Antarctica alone, unaided by resupply or any wind-gathering kite, he knew a specia...
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Luxury cruise to Antarctica

Colin O’Brady would’ve had a much better time if he’d ended each day eating popcorn in a hot tub. Not to say the man who recently completed the first unassisted trek of Antarctica didn’t enjoy himself. Just that his trip probably would have been better if he could have spent his downtime soaking in hot water and enjoying a hot buttery snack. Such is the life if you opt to see Antarctica aboard the most luxurious ship to ever hit the White Continent. The Silversea Silver Cloud erases all Shack...
Tags: Travel, Disney, Earth, Santiago, Chile, Antarctica, Argentina, Drake, Costco, Arctic Ocean, Mediterranean, Silversea, Antarctica Cruise, All, Ushuaia, Luxury Cruise


Colin O'Brady, First To Trek Unassisted Across Antartica: 'I'm A Little Bit Tired'

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Colin O'Brady, the first person to trek across Antarctica completely unassisted.
Tags: News, Antarctica, Npr, Colin O Brady, Leila Fadel


‘I’m absolutely elated. It’s a miracle we made it,’ says polar hero Louis Rudd

Recovering after his crossing, the explorer describes how he survived his gruelling 56-day Antarctic trekArmy captain Louis Rudd said last night he was “absolutely elated” to have completed a solo, unsupported crossing of Antarctica, revealing he had relied on supplies of Dairy Milk bars, Asda’s tropical mix and three biographies of Winston Churchill to see him through.Rudd, who became the first Briton and second person to finish the 925-mile expedition late on Friday, completed the gruelling cr...
Tags: World news, Winston Churchill, Antarctica, Asda, Exploration, Rudd, Colin O'brady, Louis Rudd


Capt Lou Rudd is first Briton to cross Antarctic unaided

An Army officer has become the second person ever to trek unaided across Antarctica, after American Colin O'Brady completed the trip two days earlier.
Tags: UK, News, Antarctica, Army, Colin O Brady, Lou Rudd


Quick Hits: First solo trip across Antarctica + Trump gets sued for offshore drilling

Last day for public comment on proposed pumped storage facility in WV’s Blackwater Canyon The company FreedomWorks, LLC, is proposing to bring an industrial pumped storage hydroelectric plant to the Monongahela National Forest. Opponents of the Big Run Pumped Storage Project say that the siting of the project would impact the hydrology and ecology of Tucker County, WV by damming a tier 3 trout stream, impacting sensitive and endangered species, and destroying public lands and viewsheds in the ...
Tags: Virginia, US, Sport, Atlantic, Cycling, Antarctica, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Trump, Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic Coast, Parsons, Blackwater, Tucker County, North Carolina South Carolina, Go Outside


Louis Rudd Completes His Trek Across Antarctica 2 Days Behind Colin O’Brady

O’Brady and Rudd, a captain in the British Army, are the first people to cross Antarctica from coast to coast solo and unassisted.
Tags: News, British Army, Antarctica, Rudd, Louis, Colin O'brady, Antarctic Regions, Louis Rudd, O'Brady, Colin (1985-


Man sets out to cross Atlantic

If Colin O’Brady’s epic traverse of Antarctica wasn’t enough action for you this week, 71-year-old Jean-Jacques Savin has just set out to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a barrel. The Frenchman, a former military paratrooper, left Spain’s Canary Islands yesterday with the aim of traveling 2,800 miles to the Caribbean in just three months. The barrel is about 10 feet long and seven meters wide, with a 64-square-foot living space containing a bed, kitchen, storage, and a small porthole in the botto...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, UK, Spain, Atlantic, Antarctica, Caribbean, Canary Islands, All, Atlantic Ocean, Colin O'brady, Savin, BBC News More, Jean Jacques Savin, Barrel Riding, Tonneau Facebook Savin


American adventurer completes solo trek across Antarctica

An American adventurer has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without assistance of any kind. Colin O'Brady, 33, took 54 days to complete the nearly 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) crossing of the frozen continent from coast to coast. In an Instagram post, he explained his journey ended upon crossing the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf: the point where Antarctica's land mass ends.
Tags: News, Antarctica, Colin O Brady


US explorer Colin O'Brady completes first unaided solo trek of Antarctica

Endurance athlete took 54 days to walk 932 miles across frozen continent, dragging a 170kg sledAn American explorer has made the first solo unsupported trek across Antarctica, an epic feat of endurance that took nearly two months and ended with an extraordinary sprint.Colin O’Brady covered the final 77.54 miles over 32 hours without sleep, a trek he described as an Antarctic ultramarathon, then called his family to tell them tearfully, “I did it!”. Continue reading...
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American man first to cross Antarctica solo

American endurance athlete Colin O'Brady became the first person to cross Antarctica alone without help.
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Man travels 832 miles under 60 days

American endurance athlete Colin O'Brady became the first person to cross Antarctica alone without help.
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Man Who Just Made Record-Breaking Antarctica Trek Got A Call From Paul Simon Midway Through

Colin O'Brady recently became the first person ever to cross Antarctica from coast to coast alone and without the help of wind. The journey took 54 days and spanned over 900 miles. During the trek, you'd assume that one would need to listen to a lot of stuff to pass the time, and … More »
Tags: Music, News, Paul Simon, Antarctica, Colin O Brady, Paul Simon Midway Through


American endurance athlete becomes the first person to cross Antarctica solo

American endurance athlete Colin O'Brady became the first person to cross Antarctica solo without help after 54 days traversing the barren, frigid continent, he said in an Instagram post.
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American Colin O’Brady Completes Historic Solo Trek Across Antarctica

The 33-year-old from Oregon is the first person to cross the continent unaided.
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'I did it!': Colin O’Brady completes 'The Impossible First' across Antarctica

Colin O’Brady, of Portland, finished the bone-chilling, 930-mile (1,500-kilometer) journey on Wednesday as friends, family and fans tracked the endurance athlete’s progress in real time online.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Antarctica, Portland, Associated Press, Colin O Brady


US explorer Colin O'Brady completes first unaided, solo traverse of Antarctica

The endurance athlete took 54 days to walk 1,500km across the frozen continent, dragging a 170-kg sledAn American has become the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible.Colin O’Brady, of Portland, Oregon finished the bone-chilling, 930-mile (1,500-km) journey on Wednesday as friends, family and fans tracked his progress online. Continue reading...
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American Colin O’Brady Becomes the First Person to Complete a Solo Antarctica Crossing

The epic 54-day journey was previously deemed impossible
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First person crosses Antarctica solo

After 921 miles across one of the most desolate, unforgiving landscapes in the world, the race across Antarctica finally has a winner. Colin O’Brady, a 33-year-old American, finished the two-month race across the world’s southernmost continent on Wednesday, becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica from coast to coast solo, unsupported, and unaided by wind. Even more impressive, he completed the feat without taking a single day off. His only break came on November 29 when he lost a s...
Tags: Travel, England, News, New York Times, Antarctica, Norway, The New York Times, Rudd, Henry Worsley, Brady, Roald Amundsen, Robert Falcon Scott, Colin O Brady, Louis Rudd, O'Brady, Antarctica record


Portland man completes race across Antarctica with final 32-hour push

The final miles of a nearly two-month race across Antarctica — a lonely effort marked by long days, short nights and stunning endurance — ended Wednesday with a sprint to the finish. In what could go down as one of the great feats in polar history, American Colin O’Brady, 33, covered the final 77.54 miles […]
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Colin O'Brady Completes Historic Antarctic Crossing

The final miles of a nearly two-month race across Antarctica -- a lonely effort marked by long days, short nights and stunning endurance -- ended Wednesday with a sprint to the finish. From a report: Adventurer Colin O'Brady on Wednesday accomplished what he had dubbed "the Impossible First," becoming the first person to complete a solo, unsupported crossing of Antarctica. With a push of 32 hours after leaving his last camp on Christmas morning, the 33-year-old American reached the edge of the ...
Tags: Tech, New York Times, Antarctica, Greenland, South Pole, Brady, Colin O Brady, Antarctic Crossing, Lou Rudd