Reporter Alex Cullen greeted Cas and Jonesy on the ice to celebrate their record-making trek to the South Pole and back. In this exclusive interview, Cas and Jonesy reveal the highs and lows of their 89 day expedition and why it is something that they will remember forever.
Cas and Jonesy invite you to celebrate their world first return South Pole expedition with them this Thursday night. Please RSVP to Kate – details below.
Hope to see you there!
Channel 7′s SUNDAY NIGHT (http://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/) spent some time with Cas and Jonesy to get full story of their world first return South Pole expedition. What started out as a friendly rivalry with Norwegian Aleksander Gamme (who had also set out to be the first person to complete the unsupported return trip) turned into an adventure […]
Cas and Jonesy are greeted by a warm crowd at Sydney International Airport after their epic 89 day world first Antarctic expedition.
The plane has departed Chile and Cas and Jonesy are currently in transit in Argentina. They are so excited to get home!! They are scheduled to arrive in Australia this Sunday (5 Feb) at 7.40 am at Sydney International airport (Terminal 1). They are flying LAN airlines, flight LA 801. If you’re around, come down […]
After 89 days, Cas and Jonesy accomplished their mission – to be the first people to ski unsupported from the South Pole and back. Now they are just waiting at Union Glacier to come home.
It’s time to celebrate with a real meal, a shower and a wedding!
Waiting at Union Glacier The last flight out of Antarctica for the season has been delayed until the 31st (at this stage). We are currently staying at the camp at Union Glacier and it’s been great (but sometimes a little overwhelming) to be around civilisation again. There are amenities, a huge mess tent, snowmobiles and […]
Mission accomplished! 26 January 2012, at 1.05 pm (Chilean time) Cas and Jonesy completed their world first expedition. They met up with Aleksander Gamme approximately 3 nautical miles out from the end and finished the expedition together. They have now become the first people to ski unsupported from the edge of the Antarctic to the […]
To survive the harsh elements of Antarctica, the guys needed quality, reliable, gear. The North Face partnered up with Cas and Jonesy for this world first expedition supplying them with their clothing and sleeping needs, and have been a key partner for their expedition.
The boys are doing it tough – their bodies are failing them and their food rations are low… But it’s the last stretch of 250km and they are determined!
Day 82. Cas and Jonesy have 2 full days of food with them to cover 120 km to the next cache for resupply. They are both nursing injuries, high levels of fatigue, hunger and mental exhaustion. But this is the crucial part of the journey. Regardless of how they feel right now, they must go […]
Cas and Jonesy return to the Centenary Cache and prepare for the last 500km of their journey.
After 70 days on the ice, Cas and Jonesy are feeling hungry, tired and under pressure to get back to Hercules Inlet before the final flight of the season.
At day 72 of the expedition, Cas and Jonesy have now skied over 1,560 km in total with another 733 km to go. They have only 18 days before the last flight of the season out of Antarctica. They are currently at 1791 m and even though their general direction is down, they still experience […]
Step back in time and watch Cas and Jonesy’s first day on the Ice. The guys jump off the Twin Otter and commence their journey that has been almost 3 years in the making.