Chasing Shackleton

2014, TV Show

Chasing Shackleton
A modern-day expedition re-creates 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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Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Follow Tim Jarvis on his mission to uncover what really happened on Shackleton s journey of survival.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

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.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

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.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

This new three-part series follows a modern expedition that re-creates Sir Ernest Shackleton s Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which launched in 1914. The series joins a crew of five intrepid explorers, led by renowned adventurer, scientist and author Tim Jarvis, as they duplicate Shackleton s epic sea-and-land voyage in a replica of the original explorers lifeboat.

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Premiered: January 08, 2014, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A modern-day expedition re-creates 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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