British polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE is an author, speaker, expedition leader and former Antarctic scientist. In 2012 she became the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica. It was a journey of 1744km that took 59 days to complete and which gave her a place in the book of Guinness World Records. She is also the leader of the Women's Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition.
Name: Felicity Aston
Born: October 7, 1977
Hometown: Kent, U.K
Education: MSc. Meteorology; BSc. Physics and Astronomy
Occupation: Expedition Leader and Antarctic Scientist
Expeditions: Adventures in all the cold regions of the world including Greenland, Siberia, Iceland, Scandinavia, the Arctic and Antarctica.
Favorite Place to Be: Antarctica
Best Discovery: That people are capable of much more than they expect
Favorite Item(s) to Have in the Field: Camera, Moisturizer, Down Jacket.
Personal Hero: My brother Spencer
Hobbies: Maps and Books
Advice: Don’t assume you will have time to follow your dreams tomorrow – make a start today.
Books: Call of the White: Taking the world to the South Pole; Alone in Antarctica