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Chasing Shackleton

Episode #103

Explorer Tim Jarvis must traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete Shackleton's journey. [56 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

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Series Description: A crew of six men, led by explorer Tim Jarvis, is attemptING to follow in Shackleton's wake. Using exactly the same equipment and clothing used a century before, Jarvis and his crew take themselves beyond the point of no-return. Using their first-hand extreme experience measured against historical accounts and contemporary scientific, meteorological and medical analysis, they unlock the secrets of Shackleton's survival, measure themselves against his heroic feat -- or die in the process.

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