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Daniel was an ordinary guy with an extraordinary dream. With no prior polar experience and no expedition experience, Daniel set off alone to bike to the South Pole. Starting near sea level and climbing to 9,300 feet while battling 10 to 30 mph headwinds, blinding whiteouts, deadly crevasses, and extreme cold Daniel biked for 51 days, covering over 750 miles to become the f ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 7th 2015 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published January 1st 2014)
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Doug Davies
Mar 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
I read this in 3 sittings. I couldn't put it down. I wish the book would have been completely written in first person, but I still give it 5 stars because of the story it told. I can't even imagine how Dan felt out there all alone far away from his family. I would have given up the first day! An inspirational story.
Stephan Burton
Mar 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Having followed the event pretty closely while it happened, I initially wondered if there would be anything new to learn from this book. I was pleasantly surprised that I did learn a lot more about the expedition, and gained a greater appreciation of the difficulty of the feat Daniel Burton accomplished. In this book you get an insight into the preparation that Daniel put into this expedition, you learn about the difficulties and dangers he faced, and you get a sense of the beauty of Antarctica. ...more
Daniel Burton
Mar 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I have to give myself five stars, right?
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