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Sir Ranulph Fiennes - Author


Sir Ranulph Fiennes was the first man to reach both poles by surface travel and the first to cross the Antarctic Continent unsupported. In the 1960s he was removed from the SAS Regiment for misuse of explosives but, joining the army of the Sultan of Oman, received that country's Bravery Medal on active service in 1971. He is the only person yet to have been awarded two clasps to the Polar medal for both Antarctic and the Arctic regions. Fiennes has led over 30 expeditions including the first polar circumnavigation of the Earth, and in 2003 he ran seven marathons in seven days on seven continents in aid of the British Heart Foundation. In 1993 Her Majesty the Queen awarded Fiennes the Order of the British Empire (OBE) because, on the way to breaking records, he has raised over GBP14 million for charity. He was named Best Sportsman in the 2007 ITV Great Briton Awards and in 2009 he became the oldest Briton to reach the summit of Everest.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Fear Our Ultimate Challenge by Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Fear Our Ultimate Challenge
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
In Fear, the world's greatest explorer delves into his own experiences and those of others to try and explain what fear is, and how we feel it. With an enthralling combination of storytelling, research and personal accounts of his own...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2016
Colder The Illustrated Story of Britain's Greatest Polar Explorer by Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Colder The Illustrated Story of Britain's Greatest Polar Explorer
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
The fully illustrated edition of Britain's greatest living polar explorer's memoirs, with personal photographs, maps and diaries of his adventures. Colder is the perfect coffee table guide to understanding how great his achievements are in the history of man's exploration...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016

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