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is a Norwegian polar explorer, photographer, and writer. He started his career as a Norwegian Navy Special Forces officer and spent several years working as a deep-sea diver. In 1994, he made the first solo and unsupported journey to the North Pole from Arctic Cape in Russia.
is an explorer and adventure artist. Following in the steps of her Northern ancestors, Komi reindeer herders and Pomor mammal hunters, Galya Morrell has lived and travelled in the Arctic for over 30 years. Under the stage name ColdArtist, Galya explores the limits of the body and the possibilities of the mind, working in a rare genre of visual synthetic performance on the drifting sea ice.
is an internationally renowned guide, adventurer, and partnership-builder. He is one of the world's leading authorities on the polar regions and an ambassador for brands, charities, and countries. Inge has been featured in numerous prime-time television shows on the BBC, NBC, C4, Sky, TV Norge, the History Channel, and NRK. He has delivered some of the world's most difficult disabled expeditions, overcoming immense challenges in mobility, sight, and mental impairment.
joined a group of wounded servicemen for the first stage of their 200-mile trek to the North Pole in aid of the charity Walking With the Wounded, of which he is patron. The team of six included four soldiers who were injured in Afghanistan, two of them amputees. They set out to raise £2 million for the charity.
Text: The Telegraph, photo: AP