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.

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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 

Website: www.felicityaston.com

 
 

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