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 | Xfinity Aired: 1/8/2014

Season 1, Episode 1
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 been used in 1914, explorer Tim Jarvis and his crew attempt to follow in Shackleton's wake, going beyond the point of no return, using their firsthand extreme experience measured against historical accounts to unlock the secrets of Shackleton's survival.

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.

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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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