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Title Australian Story: Alaska And Me
Published Australia : ABC, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (28 min. 48 sec.) ; 174221111 bytes
Summary Introduced by South Pole adventurer James CastrissionTwenty-seven year old John Cantor, the son of a psychiatrist and a teacher, has devoted the past six years to trying to complete one of the toughest solo expeditions on earth. The Brooks Range is not for the faint-hearted. Spanning northern Alaska the mountains are a mecca for trekkers and kayakers. Many attempt the 1600 kilometre trip but only a handful succeed and some have died in the attempt.Accessible only during summer, the traverse demands fitness and sophisticated survival skills. Bears, drowning, climbing accidents, a lack of food and extreme weather are just some of the dangers.John Cantor's first three attempts ended in catastrophic failure but much to the horror of friends and family he wouldn't surrender.Join Australian Story as John prepares for his final journey and charts his progress in a video blog. Will he succeed at last, or disappear into the wilderness?
Event Broadcast 2012-09-17 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Adventure and adventurers.
Traverses (Surveying)
Alaska -- Brooks Range.
Form Streaming video
Author Castrission, James, host
Cantor, Becky, contributor
Cantor, Chris, contributor
Cantor, John, contributor
Cantor, Liz, contributor
Skurka, Andrew, contributor
Stansbie, John, contributor
Williams, Sarah, contributor