The First Unsupported, Unassisted American Expedition to the North Pole

Minnesota Public Radio - Ski trek to North Pole is an American first, 5/12/2009

An Ely man and his fellow arctic adventurer are back from an unprecedented North Pole expedition. Tyler Fish and John Huston made a 55-day trek across the Arctic Ocean without any external help; skiing, snowshoeing, and even swimming their way to the top of the Earth.

Minneapolis — Tyler Fish and John Huston were standing in Minneapolis' Loring Park amid much of the 700 pounds of gear they had hauled more than 500 miles to the North Pole. As they finished a television interview and ambled over, the essential question seemed to be "Why?"

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