Douglas Stoup is the world’s leading polar adventurer and has skied to both North and South Poles more than anyone on the planet. Douglas has lead international scientific expeditions to both poles, including Poletrack in which he pioneered locator beacons that track climate change for scientists. As the founder and President of both Ice Axe Expeditions and the Ice Axe Foundation he is an educator dedicated to sharing the profound beauty and fragility of our planet and continues to push the limits of human endurance leading disabled adventurers in the polar environments while raising monies for charities. He’s an explorer, environmentalist, humanitarian father and husband.
Portrait Photo: Keoki Flagg