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Expedition Questions

Now that the expedition is over, there are still many questions to be answered. Sorry I was not able to get to them during the trek! Questions from Roy and Debbie Takeda on the expedition Would you consider ...

Article in ExplorersWeb on the Linsdau Expedition

Thank you to Correne Coetzer and the folks at ExplorersWeb.com for posting my after-action expedition article.  I tried to give as much information and provide inspiration  from my expedition to the South. ...

Last day in SD a blast!

It’s not every day you get to see a building blown up that you’ve seen your entire adult life.  It just so happens that the power plant in Chula Vista, CA was just such an opportunity. My Dad and ...

Interview on Explorersweb up

Thank you very much to Explorersweb.com for posting my after-expedition interview.  It was very good to work with you and I look forward to more fun and sharing of expeditions in the future! Interview with ...

Television interview on KUSI Ch 9 in San Diego

Thank you very much to KUSI channel 9 (Cox Cable) in San Diego for interviewing me live on television.  It was an honor and experience to be on with you.     ...

Weight loss

The big question everyone wants to know us how much weight I lost. When I arrived in Chile, I weighed 170 pounds (77kg). After an 80 day expedition where 1/3 of my calories went bad in the last 2 weeks, I ...

First day in SD

It was a good, calm first full day back in the States. I was able to get the hair cut & scary guy beard chopped off. Now my face is apparently gaunt and the frost burns on my face are more evident. It& ...

Audio Dispatch

Zoom! Hello Aaron in Antarctica, final day, I don\'t really have a day count anymore cause well I finally made the Pole a day and a half ago. Had a super nice reception by Antarctic Logistics (ALE) here. I ...

Aaron at the Pole!!

Aaron finally made it to the South Pole on January 21, 2013.  Interesting, according to the South Pole station, he was there on January 22.  The station runs on New Zealand time, so he walked across the date ...

Audio Dispatch

Hello Aaron in Antarctica, day 80. Hahaha, Camp position South 90 degrees, West, East, it really doesn\'t matter cause you can walk in a circle and I already subtracted some days off my life, not such a bad ...

Audio Dispatch

Hello Aaron in Antarctica, day 79. Camp position South 089 degrees 52 decimal 668 minutes, West 032 degrees 17 decimal 367 minutes. Distance traveled 8.4 miles, time 9.5 hours, elevation 9,100 feet, distance ...

Audio Dispatch

Hello Aaron in Antarctica, day 78. Camp position South 89 degrees 46 decimal 357 minutes, West 064 degrees 35 decimal 881 minutes. Distance traveled 6 miles, time 6 miles, distance to South Pole 14 miles, ...