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Re: Explorers to Retrace Shackleton's Epic Antarctic Journey

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Well, that's good. Seems like the 50/50 comment in the article is some showmanship then, doesn't it.
Minne ... Jarvis already has a few runs on the board. He's no fool and has a pretty good success rate for previous jaunts.

While there may have been an element of showmanship in the remark my guess is he was talking about 50/50 chance of completion not survival.

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