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Kayak rolling during Audun and Timo's preparations for this Arctic expedition.
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Timo Palo
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The route.
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Audun Tholfsen
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Two skiers heading south from the North Pole

Posted: Apr 23, 2012 07:24 pm EDT

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(Correne Coetzer, updated Apr 23, 2012 04:55 pm EDT) Word has arrived at ExplorersWeb about two skiers on the Arctic ice making their way from the Geographic North Pole (90°N) to Svalbard, unassisted and unsupported.Norwegian Audun Tholfsen and Estonian Timo Palo have reportedly started their ski/kayak expedition from the Pole. On April 22 they flew with the Antanov to Barneo Ice Camp to board the helicopter to the North Pole. Update Apr 23, 2012 04:55 pm EDT: Katre Palo from the home team reported to ExplorersWeb that Timo...

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