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Christian did it: Time 24 days, 1 hour, 13 minutes over 1130 km!
Image by Christian Eide courtesy Latitude Expeditions (over Contact 5), SOURCE
Christian crossing 89°S on January 11.
Image by Christian Eide courtesy Latitude Expeditions (live over Contact 5), SOURCE
Eide before he left: ç am however very curious how it will be skiing on my own for about a month. I have only been sleeping in a tent alone once before and that was close to Oslo.
Image by Christian Eide courtesy Latitude Expeditions (live over Contact 5), SOURCE
Christian flying the Norwegian flag high.
Image by Christian Eide courtesy Latitude Expeditions (live over Contact 5), SOURCE
Screenshot of Christian Eideç´ Contact route map, January 12.
Image by Christian Eide courtesy Latitude Expeditions (live over Contact 5), SOURCE

Breaking news: Christian Eide bags the South Pole solo speed ski world record

Posted: Jan 13, 2011 10:58 am EST

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(By Correne Coetzer) Excitement and expectation ran high at the Norwegian camp today. Minutes after Christian Eide contacted his home team confirming his arrival at 90ï½°S, a SMS from Lars Ebbesen arrived at ExplorersWeb, é¼hristian arrived 10 minutes ago. Time 24 days, 1 hour, 13 minutes = 46.98 km/day you are the first to know. [sms received 11h55 GMT] On December 20, 2010, 7.30 the morning, Christian Eide set off on a solo speed attempt along the classic Hercules Inlet route on Antarctica; unassisted, unsupported...

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