MSN: Vic teen adventurer jets off to North Pole

Jade Hameister news

A 14-year-old Melbourne schoolgirl will trek 225km across floating ice in the Arctic Ocean in the first stage of her bid to be the youngest person to conquer the `polar hat trick’ – the North Pole, Greenland and South Pole.

Jade Hameister will on Wednesday fly out of Melbourne and make her way to a base on floating ice flats in the Arctic Ocean before being transported to her starting point by helicopter.

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