Journey to the Pole: South Pole Energy Challenge

Directed by Kevin Batchelor
Year: 2018
Type: Trailer

Discover the physical and mental strength it takes to walk to the South Pole using only renewable energy. Follow father and son explorers, Robert and Barney Swan, as they complete the world’s first renewable powered polar expedition – from gruelling fitness regimes and kit preparations, to keeping warm, dry and fed in –40 degree conditions using advanced biofuels.

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