Members' Lecture: 'Spirit of Endurance' with Louis Rudd MBE

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Tuesday 8 October 2019 | 6.45pm-8pm
£6 | Members only
Ground floor, Lecture Theatre

Hear from explorer Louis Rudd MBE as he discusses his solo, unsupported crossing of the Antarctic land mass.

In late 2018 Louis Rudd MBE trekked 925 miles across Antarctica. He was the first Briton to complete this feat, alone, on foot and without resupply, and the second person ever, just days after American Colin O'Brady finished his own trek across Antarctica. Inspired by the loss of friend and fellow Polar explorer Henry Worsley, Rudd spent 56 days on this amazing accomplishment. This is your opportunity to hear his amazing story.

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