There they go...

We saw Nigel and Hollie off at Christchurch Airport this morning. They're now on their way to Greenland to meet the rest of the Inspiring Explorers team. The countdown is on!

Inspiring Explorers in the news

Newshub came to pay Brando and Hollie a visit while they were getting in some last minute training in Christchurch, NZ last week, check out the action here! Hollie also took some time out from last minute packing to talk all about the expedition with…

Getting into gear

Inspiring Explorer Keith Parsons, who will be the expedition's dedicated videographer, thought it was worth noting the amount of equipment he will be taking with him across Greenland, and as you can see...it's a lot! It's an interesting contrast…

Trading tyres for sledges

Antarctic Heritage TrustThe team have been training hard ahead of their departure for Greenland, but with snow not readily available in Australia and New Zealand, they have had to get a bit creative. Old tyres rigged together and dragged across…

Sledges - then and now

While the world is a very different place now to what it was 130 years ago when Nansen first crossed Greenland, some things haven't changed all that much! Nansen's expedition relied on being nimble and carried supplies on lightweight sledges…

Welcome

The 2018 Inspiring Explorers' Expedition to Greenland will kick off on May 4. The attempt to cross the Greenland Ice Cap will honour the legacy of Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, humanitarian, scientist, inventor and diplomat who first…