Louis Rudd MBE

2019 HONORARY EXPLORER AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT We are excited to introduce you to Louis Rudd MBE, winner of our SES EXPLORER OF THE YEAR AWARD! In 2018/19 Louis undertook the ‘Spirit of Endurance’ Expedition,...

When I was 14 years old, during the school summer holidays, I read a book by Sir Ranulph Fiennes that inspired me to hop on my push bike and cycle 500...

Now that I’m finally home and the dust is beginning to settle I thought I’d write a few lines to summarise the key points of the expedition. It’s been an incredible...

It’s getting close now, less than a week to go before I depart the UK. I’m feeling as well prepared both physically and mentally as I’ve ever been for any expedition....

Pulling together major expeditions such as these can be an emotional rollercoaster. The early phases are always particularly difficult as you are trying to get it off the ground, spread the...

Planning and preparations for the Spirit of Endurance expedition are coming along well. I’m currently tackling fundraising, physical training, selecting and sourcing equipment, clothing, nutrition, logistics support, media plan, route planning...

Crossing Antarctica, Solo & Unsupported A solo, unsupported crossing of Antarctica, using muscle power alone with no resupply– although attempted – has never yet been completed. It is the purest and...