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Will Vilane make North Pole history?

While most South Africans enjoy Easter activities at the beginning of April, action man Sibusiso Vilane is spending his time exploring the icy territory that is the North Pole.
Barefoot on the roof of Africa

South African's night polar trek

South African’s night polar trek

After 60 days and five hours, South African Mike Horn and Norwegian Børge Ousland have become the first men to walk to the North Pole, unassisted by dogs or machines, in the Arctic winter. The adventurers crossed 1 000km of polar landscape, walking or skiing up to 12 hours a day in total darkness - and temperatures reaching -50°C.


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