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Sebastian: “The cold slowly got to that fluid setting up a cold injury, which developed into frostbite on my right toe […] Foot warmers are not a serious option for an unassisted expedition.”
courtesy Sebastian Copeland
2011-12 Antarctica ski routes.
courtesy ExplorersWeb.com

ExWeb interview Sebastian Copeland and Eric McNair-Landry (part 1/2): The battle of body and gear across 2 South Poles

Posted: Mar 05, 2012 11:03 am EST

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(Correne Coetzer) The team of two world record kite skiers crossed Antarctic from Novo to Hercules Inlet via the South Pole of Inaccessibility and the Geographic South Pole to Hercules Inlet this past South Pole season. Back home ExplorersWeb caught up with them. Eric, 27, noted, “I have finally been enjoying a bit of a social life back home. It’s been almost six months that I have not seen friends and family, so the experience is rather fantastic!” He and team mate Sebastian Copeland (48) started off their...

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