Record Set in South Pole Expedition

The Canadian team of Ray Zahab, Kevin Vallely and Richard Weber have completed a 680 mile journey across Antarctica to the South Pole on foot in just under 34 days. This beats the previous Antarctic speed record by five days! They traveled on foot, skis, and snowshoes while pulling a sled with their equipment.
They endured altitude sickness, vertigo and massive, painful blisters.

They kept themselves fuelled with a 7,000-calorie-a-day diet of deep-fried bacon, cheese and huge chunks of butter.

"I'm dying for some pizza," said Mr Zahab, who added he was too excited to sleep.

Link to story. Link to website. -via Fark

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So, next time they attempt this, perhaps they should read Neatorama so they can cook those bacon and cheese logs you guys posted a while back. And did they just eat chunks of butter? Ugh.
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