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  [caption id="attachment_2402" align="alignleft" width="500"] After 56 days skiing over 600 miles, the South Pole Energy Team has reached the South Pole. Pictured here with Commvault CMO Chris Powell, who joined the team for its last week and final 60 miles, at the South Pole with...

  Today, on 15 January 2018, Robert and Barney Swan reached the South Pole. For Barney the journey took 56 days, 600nm and as much courage as he could muster. At just 23 years old, this was an epic journey for a young man with little polar...

  Today was a great day to lead. The weather was cold but sunny with lots of shadows and bright spots to help keep us moving straight. We did four pulls, six nautical miles. I had the good fortune of being the lead for the third pole....

  Congratulation Robert Swan O.B.E. On Saturday January 11 1986 at 14.03pm Robert Swan, Roger Mear and Gareth Woods, arrived at the South Geographic Pole. They had skied for 70 days and a total of 872.99nm. No one had heard anything from them since the day they left...

  January 10, 2018 SPEC and Last Degree Teams Unite! Today we rendezvoused with the SPEC Team – what a blast to see Rob and Barney reunited!  It was a great father-son reunion.  I am in awe of how quickly the SPEC Team can get their tents up...

  We started our day on January 8 with an 8:00 am breakfast of bacon and eggs…fuel for our five and a half sled pulls that covered 8.88 nm. We started our trek with cloudy skies, no wind, and fairly mild temperatures.  In fact, Rob said it was the...

  Here we are on Day #6 of our Last Degree Expedition with Robert Swan. We had a leisurely start to the day. Breakfast at 8:30: eggs and bacon...

  Today a flight left Punta Arenas, Chile bound for Union Glacier, Antarctica. Aboard the flight are 6 intrepid explorers who will join Robert and the SPEC Team to ski the Last Degree with them to the Geographic South Pole.  Tonight I would like to introduce you to two...