Captain Kim Young-mi, who ‘reached the South Pole’ without assistance or support, returned to Korea on the 25th
Captain Kim Yeong-mi (42, North Face Athlete Team), the first Korean to reach the South Pole without any support or assistance, returns home on the afternoon of the 25th.
On the 22nd, Captain Kim Young-mi said on her social network service (SNS), “I arrived in Punta Arenas (Chile) and came back to Yeong-mi.” will arrive,” he wrote.
Ace Story, which produces a documentary about Captain Kim’s conquest of the South Pole, also reported that “Captain Kim Young-mi will arrive at Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 25th.”
Captain Kim departed from Hercules Inlet in the west of Antarctica on November 27 last year and moved alone with a 100kg sled for 51 days. The straight line distance from Hercules Inlet to the South Pole is 1,130 km, but there are sections where you avoid obstacles or go around, so you actually walked 1,186.5 km. 먹튀검증
Captain Kim walked 11 hours a day without support or assistance through the extreme cold of below minus 30 degrees Celsius. Unsupported is a larger concept than no resupply as an expedition without various resupplies and emergency support. Unassisted is an expedition powered solely by human power, without wind assistance (using a kite), dog assistance (dog sleds), or vehicle assistance. At this time, skis, sleds, walkie-talkies, compasses, global positioning systems (GPS), etc. do not correspond to whether they are assisted or not.
With this expedition, Captain Kim became the first Asian woman to successfully complete the South Pole by herself, without intermediate assistance such as food and fuel. So far, a total of 17 women, including Canadians, French, Germans, Icelanders, and the British, have stepped on the South Pole alone. Among them, only 10 women, ahead of Captain Kim, reached the South Pole without receiving food or supplies.