Mark follows in the footsteps of Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen during a 43 day expedition race with temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees. After man hauling sledges over 1,000 kilometres with his teammates, Simon O’Donnell and Inge Solheim, Mark became the first blind man to race to the South Pole.

Award winning documentary maker, Ross Whitaker, created a mini-series of videos tracking Mark’s preparation, training and race to the South Pole. This formed the basis for the documentary Blind Man Walking released in 2010.