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Chasing Shackleton

This series follows a modern expedition that re-creates Sir Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic expedition, which launched in 1914. The series joins a crew of five intrepid explorers, led by renowned adventurer, scientist and author Tim Jarvis, as they duplicate Shackleton's epic sea-and-land voyage in a replica of the original explorer's lifeboat.

Episode 3

55m 41s

Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment of Shackleton’s “double.” But injury, illness and bad weather are against him.

Episodes

  • Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 55m 41s

    Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment of Shackleton’s “double.” But injury, illness and bad weather are against him.

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 54m 41s

    Following in the wake of legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, a team of six men risks their lives to discover what it’s like on the greatest survival journey of all time. In a 22-foot replica wooden lifeboat, with 100-year-old equipment, clothes and rations, the team battles 800 miles across the roughest ocean on the planet.

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 55m 41s

    Veteran polar explorer Tim Jarvis is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history — Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 800-mile boat journey across the Southern Ocean and deadly mountain crossing of South Georgia.

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