Table Talk

With Sir David Hempleman-Adams

26 min listen

In This Episode

Where to begin with Sir David! An English industrialist and explorer, he was the first person to complete the ‘Explorer’s Grand Slam’. This means he has completed both North and South Poles as well as traversing the seven highest peaks across the seven continents. He has received the Polar Medal twice, from Queen Elizabeth II and now King Charles, the first person to do so under two monarchs. This June, David is attempting to cross the Atlantic by hydrogen balloon and break several more records in the meantime. 

On the podcast he takes Lara and Liv through what he packs for an expedition, discusses the art of hydrogen ballooning, and explains why the best meal he has ever experienced is simple egg and chips. 


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