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Australian Geographic Award Winner's Roadshow – Hobart 4 September 2019

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UTAS Stanley Burbury Theatre

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Hobart, TAS 7000

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Be inspired by Australia’s most incredible adventurers and dreamers.

Ever wanted to hear firsthand stories from a world record holding kayaker, a daring wingsuit flier or an Antarctic exploring climate activist? Australian Geographic is proud to present our Awards Roadshow Speaking Tour – where we bring some of Australia’s most impressive adventurers, conservationists and all-round incredible people to inspire and motivate audiences right across Australia.

Join us for an inspiring evening where each of our guest speakers will share their adventure and conservation stories, take part in a hosted panel discussion, and you’ll have the chance to ask your heroes questions.

Australian Geographic Presents: Hobart

Eric Phillips is one of the most notable polar explorers Australia has ever seen, having completed ski expeditions across icecaps all around the world, and became the first Australian, together with companion Jon Muir, to ski to both the North and South poles. He has accompanied many explorers on their polar adventures, and was even Prince Harry’s official guide on his trek to the South Pole.

How to Climb an 8000 metre peak (& come back to tell the story) - Russell Brice has been part of every remarkable event in Mt Everest's recent history. He his one of the world's most experienced and accomplished high altitude mountaineers with 14, 8000 metre summits to his credit. Russell is perhaps best known as founder and Chief Executive of Himalayan Experience. This renowned expedition management company that has successfully guided 400 people to the summit of Everest and more than 750 climbers to the summits of eight different eight-thousand metre peaks.

In 2015 Michael Smith flew into the record books with his astonishing around the world solo flight, achieved in a tiny single engine amphibious plane - the 'Southern Sun'. His seven month long journey makes a wonderful story, rich with tales of adventure, planning and problem solving, travelling to rarely visited villages and the generousity of perfect strangers.

Australians continue to be living proof that no matter your age, location, physical ability or strength, anyone can become a world-class adventurer – and these three individuals are no exception. Justin Jones was the most unlikely adventurer growing up, yet has gone on to break two world records, including crossing the Tasman Sea from Australia to New Zealand in a kayak. Together, he and his wife and adventure buddy, Lauren Jones, walked across the Australian desert with their one-year-old daughter, proving that you don’t have to choose between family and adventure.

With jaw-dropping stories of exhilarating highs and excruciating lows, these incredible Australians truly embody what it means to live a life of adventure, and will leave you eager to embark on your own journey. A night not to be missed!

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Each presenter will speak for 25 minutes followed by a 20 minute panel discussion and the end of the talks.

There will be a short intermission. Seating is not allocated so plan to arrive early.

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Special pricing for Australian Geographic subscribers. Select ENTER PROMOTIONAL CODE top right of the ticketing section after you click the TICKETS button. The promo code has been emailed to all current Australian Geographic Magazine Subscribers.

NO REFUNDS but feel free to pass on your ticket to someone else if you can not attend.

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