Trans-Antarctic Crossing: Penguins to Pole
Looking through history both recent and ancient, the ones who get to go the places like Antarctica on expedition are the privileged few.
That’s where Phoebe Smith and Dwayne Fields come in. Known for their solo escapades they, both feeling under-represented in the adventure world and in the media (as non-upper class, and as a woman and a black man), have decided to team up together to show that anyone – from any background, sex or race – can make their wildest dreams come true.
This is why in November 2019 they are going to complete a world first in Antarctica. They will walk from Beckner Island’s colony of emperor penguins to the South Pole, unsupported and unassisted. But there’s more.
They’re not doing this just to show they can, they have a greater dream to fulfil. They intend to take a group of under-privileged young people to Antarctica in 2020 on a specially chartered expedition ship through their #WeTwo Foundation.
For more information and to follow the team’s updates see teamwetwo.com/