In November 2022, I set out to become the youngest woman in history to ski solo to the South Pole. As I prepared for this daunting challenge, I knew that my clothing would be my first line of defense against the harsh Antarctic climate.
Hi! I am Hedvig, and I just finished crossing the Greenland icecap on skis. By the sound of that introduction, you probably think that I’m one of those people who was born with skis on my feet. That I grew up in the mountains. That cold temperature is like a close friend of mine. Well, it’s not at all like that.