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As a Finn, Jukka has gained experience running in snow.
courtesy Jukka Viljanen, SOURCE
Greg and Jukka met 2008 on Antarctica when Greg summited Vinson and Jukka ran 100 km at Patriot Hills. Greg in the image.
courtesy Greg Maud, SOURCE
The route: Isortoq to Kangerlussuaq.
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ExWeb interview with Jukka Viljanen and Greg Maud: run across Greenland

Posted: Jan 30, 2013 03:55 pm EST

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(Correne Coetzer) Jukka Viljanen sent over news, announcing his and Greg Maud's next adventure, a run across Greenland in April. "We are aiming to be the first persons to run across the Ice Cap. Well, actually we are running a little bit more i.e., from coast to coast (east-west)." They plan to start at Isortoq and at Kangerlussuaq. He added a reminder about another Greenland first; 125 years ago, in 1888, Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen and his team were the first to ski across Greenland. Greg and Jukka met in 2008...

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