SPEC Expedition

  [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....

  A great day today covering over 10 miles in 6 'pulls'. We had the steepest inclines that we've had to deal with so far but everyone did really well although there was a bit more huffing and puffing and the breaks were much appreciated.  Barney led...

  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...

  We moved slower this morning. Taking in these last few days of the Expedition. It is so wonderful to be with Robert Swan on this day. 32 years ago he was standing at the Geographic South Pole after their 70 day ski journey from the edge...

  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...