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White Ice Cycle

CommunityJames Hipkiss

On the 27th December 2013, Maria Leijerstam became the first person in the world to cycle from the edge of the Antarctic continent to the South Pole.

She also set the new World Record for the fastest human powered coast to pole traverse, completing her journey in 10 days, 14hrs and 56 minutes.Maria spent four years planning, creating, training and preparing for this double world record.Full details can be found on the White Ice Cycle website.