By Good News Network Monday, January 23, 2012
British adventurer Felicity Aston became the first athlete ever to ski across Antarctica alone, using only her own muscle power.
She completed the crossing of the icy continent today, becoming the first woman to make the trek alone on skis. She accomplished her goal in 59 days, pulling two sleds with supplies for 1083 miles (1744 km) from her starting point on the Leverett Glacier on Nov. 25.
(READ the story on ESPN)
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