We are thrilled to be skiing the Last Degree to the South Pole in January with this crew of experienced adventurers. Check back on January 1, 2020 for their daily updates and audio dispatches from their expedition. Make sure to check back regularly for udates about their progress!


Dean Atwell  UK
Dean headshot  I am 52 years of age, married with 4 grown up children and live in the UK. I work in supply chain industry mainly for food. I love the outdoors particularly cycling and mountain climbing. Completed Kilimanjaro in 2013, and the North Pole in 2017.  My last challenge was 100 mile cycle ride for charity and looking forward to once again being part of the Polar Explorers team to be able to tick the South Pole off my list of challenges
Martin Chvoj  Czech Republic
 Martin head shot  Hi I am 36 years young married with a 4yr old daughter. Same like my dad Zdenek, I am from CzechRepublic, but I already live 6 years in Asia. Currently I manage risk for one financing company in the Philippines. My passion is travelling and making pictures of the natural beauties we have on the planet. Looking forward to seeing this remote, widely untouched part of our World and hope to get more inspiration about future adventures.
Zdenek Chvoj  Czech Republic
 Zdenek Chvoj  Besides my professional work in the fields of mathematics and physics I like to travel. Some of the interesting journeys are: Everest trek from Jiri to Kala Patar, Lantang trek and climb one 5000m mountain , Climb to Kilimanjaro, 6 days on glacier Inylchek (Tjan Shan, Kyrgystan) to BC of Pik Pobedy, One month in simple Antarctica station Eco Base Nelson, Individual trekking in Patagonia. Last year I was on North Pole. I am married, I have son and daughter and four grandchildren.
 Brian Jones  Canada
 Brian Jones Headshot

 I am an adventurer, philanthropist, rugby player, father and husband. I work as a TD Wealth Investment Advisor in Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada). My adventures are often a means to raise funds for schools, the environment, community organizations and many other causes including autism, homelessness, literacy and hunger. I skied to the Last Degree to the North Pole in 2008 and I have climbed many mountains over the years. I am 49 years old.   

Brian will be climbing Mount Vinson with Keith after skiing to the South Pole.

Keith Heger - GUIDE USA

Keith Heger is a master at navigating rubble zones and he is famous for cooking up delicious fajitas après ski. He has guided several dozen polar expeditions including North Pole, South Pole, & Greenland expeditions. Keith is a gear head, he loves to talk about gizmos and gadgets relating to polar travel. You just might find him testing out the newest piece of kit during an expedition. In his free time you'll find him SUP boarding with his two sons or teaching them how to ski.

Keith will be climbing Mount Vinson with Brian after skiing to the South Pole.

If you enjoy these blogs please check out our Mount Vinson expedition and South Pole Last Degree Ski Expedition.

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