Avenger of the Week | Jade Hameister, Explorer

Not only has 16-year-old Jade Hameister set records by being the youngest person to trek to the North and South Poles and Greenland, but she can make a pretty mean sandwich. After commenters flooded the comment section of her TEDx talk on YouTube with the sexist message “make me a sandwich”, Jade Hameister skied over 370 miles back to the South Pole (as in, she’d already done it once and chose to do it again) to do just that. After posing at the ceremonial south pole with a sandwich, she invited the commenters to join her, but only once they skied the 37 days it would take to get there.


We spent this morning cleaning out our sleds to be ready to fly out to Union Glacier tomorrow morning (depending on...

Posted by Jade Hameister on Saturday, 13 January 2018

16-year-old @JadeHameister ‏is the youngest person to complete the Polar hat-trick by visiting the North and South Poles and Greenland. She’s also the one who shut up her naysayers by making a pretty mean sandwich. #genderavenger #makemeasandwich https://www.genderavenger.com/blog/avenger-of-the-week-jade-hameister-explorer