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MIKE HORN

Inspirational Conference Speaker

The Mike Horn philosophy, self empowerment and adapting to the challenges and changes in a modern world.

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POLE TO POLE

Mike Horn's Next Dream

Outside Magazine feature article on Mike Horn's next mammoth adventure

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FIFA World Cup 2014

Mike motivates the German Football Team on board Pangaea

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Makalu 2014

Mike reaches the summit of Makalu the 17th of May 2014!

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Mike Returns to IPL Cricket

Mike coaches the Kolkata Knight Riders during the final playoffs in May 2014

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Mike Horn

Explorer, Educator, Adventurer

I've spent the last two decades exploring the furthest corners of the Earth, testing the limits of the human body and promoting science and exploration in environments that are being affected most rapidly by climate change.

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Mike Horn

Explore | Learn | Act

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Mike Horn

Explore | Learn | Act

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The only size that counts, is the size of your heart

Dec 20, 2014

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Perfectly shaped snout to feed himself, the Pink river Dolphin. Made to perfection.

Dec 19, 2014

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Soon back to the tropics to teach survival skills. Stuff we all should know.

Dec 18, 2014

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Dolphin escort out of Cape Town, the magic city

Dec 17, 2014

Mike spots a dangerous crevasse

Expedition / Makalu

Makalu

In April-May 2014, Mike and fellow Swiss climber Fred Roux will attempt to climb the world’s 5th highest peak, Makalu. Makalu is located in a remote section of Himalayas on the Nepal-China, about 20 km south of Everest.  

April 2014

Expedition / Pangaea

Pangaea

Why the name ‘Pangaea’? Pangaea is defined as a “hypothetical super-continent that included all the landmasses of the earth before the Triassic Period”. Then Pangaea broke apart during the Triassic and Jurassic Periods and formed what we now know as the Earth’s separate continents. Mike Horn chose the name Pangaea for his new expedition as […]

April 2008

Expedition / K2 Expedition 2013

K2 Expedition 2013

It was a long wait for Mike to get back to Pakistan but he is finally there and ready to attempt the ascension of the second highest Himalayan peak, K2. Known especially for its difficulty, the peak has been nicknamed by mountaineers as ‘The Savage Peak’. Alpinists that affront the clmb to the summit must […]

January 1970

Up Up! Steeper and Steeper!

Expedition / Makalu

Makalu

In April-May 2014, Mike and fellow Swiss climber Fred Roux will attempt to climb the world’s 5th highest peak, Makalu. Makalu is located in a remote section of Himalayas on the Nepal-China, about 20 km south of Everest.  

April 2014

Expedition / Himalaya Expedition

Himalaya Expedition

I’ve always had a fascination for mountaineering, but never actually got around to it seriously. Then an unexpected phone-call from legendary climbers Jean Troillet, Fred Roux and Olivier Roduit quickly changed this. They invited me to join them to climb four Himalayan summits of 8000m – an offer I excitedly could not refuse and we […]

January 1970

Expedition / North Pole Winter Night

North Pole Winter Night

My expedition in January 2006 gave new meaning to the term ‘walking on thin ice’. It was an exciting and daunting new challenge. But one I could not do alone by law. Thankfully, renowned Norwegian arctic explorer, Borge Ousland took little convincing and joined me in a heartbeat. Together, we’d walk to the North Pole […]

January 1970

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Christmas in Sète

December 20, 2014

  For a few months now Pangaea has been settled in the charming and friendly village of Sète, on the southern coast of France. Pangaea has been undergoing some minor renovations ans maintenance work while Mike has been giving conferences, writing books and preparing for his next amazing adventures in 2015. We would like to take […]

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Laureus Project visit in Woodlands Primary School, Cape Town, South Africa

November 24, 2014

Nov 24 – Laureus Academy Member and adventurer extraordinaire, Mike Horn, mentored a group of children from the Laureus-funded Great Commission United (GCU) project at Woodlands Primary School in Cape Town last week. The South-African born Swiss explorer met with a group of local children from the GCU project and joined them for some fun […]

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Mike Horn’s Inspiration reaches the seas

November 20, 2014

On the eve of the leg 2 start South African explorer Mike Horn shares his insights from a life lived on the edge with Dongfeng Race Team skipper, Charles Caudrelier. “What I say is if the will to win becomes bigger than the fear to lose, you can win.” Watch the video

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