WOMEN
01/24/2012 03:36 pm ET

British Woman Becomes The First Person To Ski Across Antarctica Alone

If the winter weather is getting to you, imagine how British skier Felicity Aston must have felt. She just returned today from a solo ski expedition across Antarctica. She is the first woman -- and first human -- to complete such a journey alone. The trip took her 59 days, during which she was powered only by her own strength. She hauled two sledges over 1,084 miles, which is not too shabby!

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