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Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick.
In 2015, she skied to the North Pole.
In 2016, she completed the Greenland Crossing.
In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole.
This is the story of an adventurer who never gave up - who set herself incredible challenges beyond her years and experience.
An adventurer who endured extremes of cold and blizzards; treacherous terrain where one wrong step could be fatal; struggled through sastrugi, ice rubble and emotional lows to achieve an extraordinary goal.
Along the way, she made a sandwich for online trolls, inspired young people, and made international headlines.
At sixteen, Jade Hameister became the youngest person in history to complete the Polar Hat Trick.
The youngest person to ski from the coast of Antarctica to South Pole unsupported and unassisted
The first Australian woman in history to ski coast to Pole unsupported and unassisted
The first woman to set a new route to the South Pole
The youngest to ski to both Poles
The youngest to complete the Polar Hat Trick.
About the Author
In 2015, 14-year-old Jade Hameister skied to the North Pole in her quest to complete the Polar Hat Trick. In 2016, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In January 2018, she arrived at the South Pole. Jade lives in Melbourne and is in Year 11. Her ultimate goal is space.
My daughter (14) read this twice in 3 days! She absolutely loves it, it was a real page-turner. She's feeling inspired to follow in Jade's footsteps. A great book for teen readers.
ISBN: 9781760554774 ISBN-10: 1760554774 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 240 Published: 11th September 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.41