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Hannah: "When I first started doing this I spent most of my time looking inward, focused on my struggles and what the place was doing to my awareness. These days I spend my time focused outward, desperately trying to see the environment clearly, trying to understand the place where I am on a philosophical level." In the image, Hannah at the Geographic South Pole.
courtesy Hannah McKeand, SOURCE

ExWeb interview Hannah McKeand, “Focus on yourself as an animal”

Posted: Oct 30, 2012 09:13 pm EDT

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(Correne Coetzer) She loves the way that these journeys on Antarctica remind us what simple animals we are when you break it down, says Hannah to ExplorersWeb. In 2006 she bagged the record for the fastest solo man or woman skiing to the South Pole (90°S); as done on the classic 1130km Hercules Inlet route. Today Hannah McKeand still holds the record for the fastest women. Furthermore she holds the record for the most successful ski expeditions from the coast of Antarctica to the Pole; 5 times. Therefore, Hannah says to...

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