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Christian Eide: [During the expedition], I didn't feel lonely once, just 'wow, I'm lucky to be here'.
courtesy Latitude Expeditions (over Contact 5), SOURCE
Nobody from the [South Pole] station is allowed to have contact with expedition people, and they have moved the original camp site 1 km away.
Image by Christian Eide courtesy Latitude Expeditions (live over Contact 5), SOURCE

ExWeb interview with record speed skier Christian Eide: "Next time I'll bring the folks at the South Pole base a present"

Posted: Jan 18, 2011 06:37 pm EST

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Where most people look for easy paths, some choose the hard ones, seeking to find their deepest power and potential.Shattering the previous South Pole solo ski record, Christian Eide told ExWebs Correne Coetzer that there is no easy way to chase this rabbit. Over Contact 5 from the Pole, he discussed what he could have done different, what contributed to his success, and the unfriendly welcome that he - actually an engineer himself - got at the SP base.ExplorersWeb: How did you feel, arriving at the South Pole?Christian:...

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