Ben Saunders - Quotes

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I've diced with death the most cycling around London. Black cabs are far more dangerous than polar bears. ---->>>

When I'm skiing, I listen to electronic music. It's repetitive and let's me get into a groove and crank out the miles. ---->>>

Environmental scientists in Canada said it was impossible for me to get to the Pole in 2004... I said 'no,' it's still OK, and I can still get there, and I did. ---->>>

I'm not particularly gifted; I'm not genetically freakish in any sense; I'm absolutely average. ---->>>

Expeditions are escapism. The stuff that we're normally concerned about just doesn't matter out there. Tax returns, gas bill, none of it. Life becomes very simple, it's about moving in a certain direction - north if you're going north - staying warm and not getting eaten. That's it. ---->>>

My Antarctic expedition is just about doable, just feasible and that's what is exciting to me. If I knew it was possible, if I knew I could do it without too much bother, I wouldn't be interested. ---->>>

I don't think of myself as an explorer but as an athlete. ---->>>

What's the nastiest injury I've sustained? Just a frostbitten toe... but thankfully it's still intact. ---->>>


Ben Saunders profile (ben-saunders.jpg)
Nationality: British
Born: 08-05, 1977
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Occupation: Explorer

Benjamin "Ben" John Saunders (born 5 August 1977 in Plymouth) is an English polar explorer, endurance athlete, and motivational speaker. He is best known for leading the first ever return journey to the South Pole on foot via Shackleton and Scott's route in 2013–14, for skiing solo to the North Pole in 2004, and for blogging live from his expeditions (wikipedia)