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Ep. 551: Skiing Self-Supported to the South Pole with Your Husband - Chris Fagan

When Chris and Marty Fagan go on an adventure, they go big! From bike tours through Africa to racing sailboats in Alaska, the couple is a dynamic duo of adventurous spirit. 

Over the winter of 2013/2014, that spirit culminated in a 48-day ski expedition to the South Pole. Upon completion, they became the first American married couple (and second married couple in history) to complete a full unsupported, unguided, unassisted ski from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole. In fact, they're two of just over 100 people in all of history to have traveled to the South Pole in that way.

Chris is an amazing storyteller, and I hope you enjoy this conversation about two parents risking it all for a chance at an extraordinary adventure. 


Chris' book about the trip, The Expedition: Two Parents Risk Life and Family in an Extraordinary Quest to the South Pole, comes out September 3, 2019. You can find it here:




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  1. Interesting episode👌🏼
    Some interesting reading here as well: http://ebook-now.com/book?keyword=Skinnarmo+-+Isbiten+:+mina+expeditioner+i+polarv%C3%A4rlden&isbn=9789171263186&lang=se&source=sites.google.com


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