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Tormod Austring, Simen Havig-Gjelseth, Dag Marius Ammerud, and Sigrid Henjum made it round South Georgia.
Image by The South Georgia 2010 Expedition courtesy The South Georgia 2010 Expedition, SOURCE
South Georgia gave them some challenging paddling.
Image by The South Georgia 2010 Expedition courtesy The South Georgia 2010 Expedition, SOURCE

Kayakers made it round South Georgia

Posted: Dec 02, 2010 10:09 am EST

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Simen Havig-Gjelseth, Sigrid Henjum, Tormod Austring, and Dag Marius Ammerud reached Grytviken after a successful 20 days circumnavigation of South Georgia Thursday morning. They are the third kayak expedition who has ever made it round what most kayakers look at as their Mount Everest.When the four Norwegians paddled in to Grytviken Thursday morning they where met by all the locals, about 15 people, at the pier. They fired flares and served cognac to celebrate the achievement. In 2005 two groups, one British and one from...

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