Interview with British polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE

The Commonwealth Woman's Antarctic Expedition (CWAE) selection and training camp in Norway, March '09.

Meet Felicity Aston!

 Felicity is an author, speaker, expedition leader, former Antarctic scientist and general lover of cold environments. In 2012, she became the first woman to ski 1,744km alone across Antarctica, taking 59 days. Her expeditions have also included the first British women’s crossing of Greenland, a 6000km drive to the South Pole, a 36,000km drive to the Pole of Cold, and leading the largest and most international team of women ever to ski to the South Pole. She has written three books and made several documentaries. In 2015, she was awarded The Queen’s Polar Medal and was appointed MBE for services to polar exploration.

 Here, Felicity talks about taking risks and discusses how experience is a teacher. Continue reading