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Dixie Dansercoer and Eric McNair-Landry kite-skiing 4044.9 km around Greenland. (click to enlarge) [Ed note May 6, 12:15: correction, 4044.9 km, not 4099.9 km as previously reported]
courtesy Greenland ICE Expedition, SOURCE
Dixie Dansercoer (left) and Eric McNair-Landry (right)
courtesy Greenland ICE Expedition, SOURCE
Michael Chavarin reported kite-skiing more than 500 km of sastrugi and his feet showing signs of fatigue, "the pain is getting so big that we just have to stop at km 94."
courtesy Michael Chavarin /Wings Over Greenland ll, SOURCE
Chavarin and Strohm using Beringer Skisails in stormy conditions.
courtesy Cornelius Strohm / Wings Over Greenland ll, SOURCE
Ramon Larramendi's WindSled.
courtesy Inuit Windsled Greenland Circumnavigation 2014, SOURCE
Inside the WindSled
courtesy Ramon Larramendi / WindSled Greenland circumnavigation, SOURCE
The two sisters from Sweden, Caroline and Johanna Davidsson, kited from Narsaq to Qaanaaq.
courtesy Caroline and Johanna Davidsson, SOURCE

Greenland ICE expedition completed circumnavigation

Posted: Jun 04, 2014 04:45 pm EDT

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 (By Correne Coetzer)  On April 10, Dixie Dansercoer (Belgium) and Eric McNair-Landry (Canada) began the Greenland ICE Expedition with the goal to be the first unassisted, non-motorized team to circumnavigate the Greenland Icecap. According to their home team in Belgium, on Day 55, June 3, the kite-ski duo accomplished their goal. "Dixie and Eric called this morning, June 4, at 03:45 their time (07:45 in Belgium) to announce that they had not only completed the circumnavigation late last night, but that they...

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