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Mike Horn, the explorer with strong links to Monaco, has succeeded in his solo Antarctic crossing. He achieved this remarkable feat in 57 days, travelling 5,100 kilometres. He passed the South Pole on January 9.
No one had ever traversed most of his route, which he covered on skis. On some days, using kites to harness the winds, he was able to complete 200 kilometres, while on others, he faced very strong winds and had to hunker down in his tent.
On Tuesday, February 7, the 50-year-old made it to the French base of Dumont d’Urville and the end of another epic adventure.
In January, 2009, Mike Horn met up with HSH Prince Albert near the South Pole. Prince Albert was on a tour of Antarctica, visiting research outposts across the continent as part of his ongoing campaign to raise awareness of the necessity of protecting polar areas.
Two-time NBA champion Norris Cole has joined AS Monaco Basketball for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. The 31-year-old former Miami Heat star played seven seasons and 428 games, including six playoffs in the NBA, before making the move across the pond in 2017 to play in the Euroleague for Maccabi Tel Aviv. Last season, […]
Real Madrid’s Luka Modric has landed the 2019 Golden Foot award, an accolade that recognises the best player aged over 28 who stands out for their on-field achievements, both as an individual and a team player. Modric collected the award in Monaco on Tuesday night in recognition of his outstanding career, which, amongst other honours, has yielded 15 pieces […]
Malizia II, helmed by Boris Herrmann and Will Harris, have crossed the finish in 12th place for the 14th edition of Transat Jacques Vabre. The pair on the Monegasque boat, initiated by YCM Vice President Pierre Casiraghi, took 14 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes and 43 seconds to cover 4,350 theoretical miles from Le Havre to Salvador […]
The Red and Whites leapfrogged from 15th to 11th place in Ligue 1 standings after a hard fought win at home against Dijon on Saturday. Ending on a high before the international break, Monaco beat Dijon in a close 1-0 match at Stade Louis II putting them firmly in the safety zone out of relegation […]