What's It Take To Be A Polar Explorer?

July 27, 2013

From the TED Radio Hour, polar explorer Ben Saunders on what pushes adventurers like him to brink of human endurance. In 2004, Saunders became the third man — and the most recent — to ski solo to the North Pole.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Listen to this story

Audio Player


AudioPlayer.setup("media/flash/audio-player.swf", { width: 335, initialvolume: 100, transparentpagebg: "yes", animation: "yes", buffer: 5 }); AudioPlayer.embed("audioplayer_1", { soundFile: "http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/wesat/2013/07/20130727_wesat_16.mp3?orgId=1&topicId=1022&ft=3&f=206034813", titles: "What's It Take To Be A Polar Explorer?", autostart: "no" });











New WVPE Shirt
New WVPE Thermos