Journal

September '14

Nina is training to be the youngest person ever to cross Antarctica when 18

Nina is training to be the youngest person ever to cross Antarctica when 18

My name is Nina and I am 14 years old. When I am 18 I want to become the youngest person to cross Antarctica in memory of my sister Verity who died of cancer in 2009. I would also like to raise recognition of my Mum’s charity the Teapot Trust, which provides art-therapy for sick children in hospital.

Crossing Antarctica is a mammoth task to plan and complete, along with all my school work, so I have decided to get out there and get as much experience as possible! Throughout my expedition, I will be dragging all of my rations, equipment and provisions behind me in a sledge...

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