BBC: Crossing Antarctica Alone

Norwegian Borge Ousland, 33, shown in this undated photo, at the South Pole.
Norwegian Borge Ousland, 33, shown in this undated photo, at the South Pole. Ketil Soyland / Associated Press
Norwegian Borge Ousland, 33, shown in this undated photo, at the South Pole.
Norwegian Borge Ousland, 33, shown in this undated photo, at the South Pole. Ketil Soyland / Associated Press

BBC: Crossing Antarctica Alone

In January 1997, Norwegian polar explorer Borge Ousland became the first known person to cross Antarctica alone. It took him more than two months. He spoke to the BBC’s Louise Hidalgo about the highs and lows of his dramatic journey.