US explorer Colin O'Brady completes first unaided solo trek of Antarctica

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The endurance athlete took 54 days to walk 1,500km across the frozen continent, dragging a 170-kg sled

An American has become the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible.

Colin O’Brady, of Portland, Oregon finished the bone-chilling, 930-mile (1,500-km) journey on Wednesday as friends, family and fans tracked his progress online.

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