14-year-old girl to be youngest person taking on massive polar expedition
March 30, 2016 - Uncategorized
An Australian teenager is hoping to be the youngest person to conquer three polar regions.
Jade Hameister, 14, is flying out of her hometown of Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday night to head to the North Pole for an expedition that will see her eventually cover 2,000 kilometres (1243 miles) across three separate trips: the North Pole, Greenland and South Pole.
These three treks together, which are being called the Polar Hat Trick, will be undertaken separately. The North Pole adventure will take place across the next 21 days, the Greenland Crossing in April 2017 and finally, the South Pole in the summer of 2017. Read more…