Polar explorer Aaron Linsdau is the second only American ever to ski solo to the South Pole and is the author of Antarctic Tears. Featured in television and newspaper interviews, Linsdau’s 2012-2013 Antarctic expedition helped raise awareness for the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The foundation also headlined him, his relationship with the foundation, and his training, on their athlete’s website.
Aaron is a motivational speaker and has spoken with thousands about his experiences, sharing the triumphs and challenges and how it relates to their lives. His talks teach audiences the process of goal achievement. They’ll learn how to keep a positive attitude in the worst conditions possible. And they’ll discover how to look forward to journeying to the worst places imaginable.
No stranger to distance trekking, Linsdau has skied across Yellowstone in the dead of winter for three successive years, solo. And, he has also trekked across the Greenland tundra, from the ice cap to the coast, again solo. The expedition in this book was his second trip to polar latitude and his first to Antarctica. He holds the world record for the longest solo expedition to the South Pole.
Linsdau has a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering and a master’s in computational science from California State University, San Diego. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), placing him in the top 10% of electrical engineers. Also an accomplished cinematographer, he has a decade of experience in shooting documentaries.
Aaron is available for speaking engagements around the world. Be inspired, educated and invigorated by his captivating stories of going to the far corners of the world. Some of the cities Aaron speaks in can be found here.
Q. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR LIFE IN ONLY 9 WORDS?
A. Passionate for adventure and sharing my energy with others
Q. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE PERFECT HAPPINESS?
A. Enjoying time with those I love
Q. WHAT’S YOUR FANTASY PROFESSION?
A. Polar explorer, photographer and author – live your dream
Aaron Linsdau was born in Jackson, Wyoming in 1973, the first son of Timothy and Vicki Linsdau. He first learned outdoor craft through the Boy Scouts of America in 1986 and went on to earn the Eagle Scout award in 1992. He has written for SanDiego.com and has a certificate for feature writing from University of California, San Diego. He has earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in computational science from San Diego State University. He teaches photography at the Art Association of Jackson Hole and donates time to the Teton Photography Group. In 2013, Sastrugi Press accepted the book Antarctic Tears for publication. He is currently working on Adventure One and a techno-thriller novel.
Aaron lives in Wyoming. He is a regular contributor to the Old Bill’s Fun Run, a major charity event in Jackson and his photographs and videos have been featured in videos promoting the event.
Other Books by Aaron Linsdau
More in the works…