Tim Moss

On a secluded Omani beach
Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (8 of 9)
In My Own Words:
I enjoy adventures. Other people's as well as my own. I write about them on my website: The Next Challenge. I also wrote the book 'How to Get to the North Pole: and Other Iconic Adventures' which is available here on Amazon and through my website.

 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 675,467 - Total Helpful Votes: 8 of 9
Call of the White: Taking the World to the South P&hellip by Felicity Aston
Call of the White: Taking the World to the South Pole, is Felicity Aston's account of her project to create a team of women from eight different Commonwealth countries, with no polar experience, and get them all to ski to the South Pole.

This included taking women from places like Jamaica, Brunei and Ghana - not countries typically associated with cold weather exploits - to Antarctica after only two short training expeditions in Norway and New Zealand. The culminating expedition was only the final step along a bumpy road which included trying to gather applications from far flung countries by giving interviews on local radio stations, obtaining visas and blessings from high… Read more
The Long Haul: The Longest Fully Unsupported Polar&hellip by Alex Hibbert
This is a fantastically engaging account of a deeply impressive physical endeavour.

Three months skiing across a white canvas could make for a very boring story but this is anything but. I feel like I have spent the last week hauling a sled next to Hibbert and Bullard. Like them, I was anxious each day to get up and make progress towards my goal. I felt for them as they approached each supply cache and desperately struggled towards the coast without food.

What comes across most clearly is Hibbert's passion for polar travel. This was not carried out on a whim nor was it a simple box-ticking exercise. This was something that felt deep down important to him. That is… Read more
French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France by Tim Moore
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I loved this book. It both made me want to get on my bike and ride to France, and laugh out loud a lot. It's probably bad form to compare authors to one another but there are definitely similarities with Bill Bryson although, perhaps biased at a cyclist, Moore got more laughs from me.

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