Chasing Shackleton

  • 2014
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A modern-day expedition recreates Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which launched in 1914 and met with disaster when his ship was crushed by ice and sank.

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Episode Three Season 1, Episode 3 Jan 22, 2014 Paid

From PBS - Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment of Shackleton’s “double.” But injury, illness and bad weather are against him.

Episode Two Season 1, Episode 2 Jan 15, 2014 Paid

From PBS - Following in the wake of legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, a team of six men risks their lives to discover what it’s like on the greatest survival journey of all time. In a 22-foot replica wooden lifeboat, with 100-year-old equipment, clothes and rations, the team battles 800 miles across the roughest ocean on the planet.

Episode One Season 1, Episode 1 Jan 8, 2014 Paid

From PBS - Veteran polar explorer Tim Jarvis is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history — Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 800-mile boat journey across the Southern Ocean and deadly mountain crossing of South Georgia.

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Chasing Shackleton Trailer
00:30 — Can six men endure Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic rescue mission today? Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothing as would have bee (more…)
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00:30 — Follow Tim Jarvis on his mission to uncover what really happened on Shackleton s journey of survival.
Episode One
55:41 — Veteran polar explorer Tim Jarvis is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history Sir Erne (more…)
Episode Three
55:41 — Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment o (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 8, 2014
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A modern-day expedition recreates Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which launched in 1914 and met with disaster when his ship was crushed by ice and sank. (more)

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