Evening of Adventure Highlights: Tony Vriens & Eric Philips 15 November 2017

Report & Exclusive Members Video Access

On Wednesday 15th of November 2017 – ANZEC members and guests enjoyed another incredible ‘Evening of Adventure’ in Melbourne, Facilitated in our Melbourne home “The Sun Theatre” in Yarraville. Michael and Krissa from ‘The Sun’ once again delivered a fabulous event with plenty of food and drink for all. Members and potential members, had plenty of time to mix and offer advice on each other’s exploration ambitions.

ANZEC member Tony Viren’s, two time winner of the round the world solar car challenge, delivered an entertaining presentation outlining the mentality, physicality and technology that it takes to win in this challenging field. Tony’s insights and story led to many conversations that offered him suggestions for his next solar adventure challenge.

Tony’s presentation was followed by a remarkably entertaining presentation by polar explorer Eric Phillips. Eric led ANZEC guests through a day of contrasts – one trekking to the Arctic and one sledding to the south pole in Antarctica. Fantastic visuals and video rounded out a much talked about presentation.

For Members who could make it on the night we welcome you to watch the presentations here.

Tony Vriens Presents “At the Speed of Light” at The Explorers ClubClick Here

Eric Philips Presenting “The Coldest Place’s on Earth”Click Here

Thanks to ANZEC coordinators Todd Tai, Steve Trewavas, videographer Kasimir Zierl and the fabulous staff at the Sun Theatre, Yarraville.

 

 

About Author

Todd Tai

In 2002 Todd created the Australian Geographic Society Members Expedition Program which enabled members to participate in unique adventures, scientific research, art & photographic workshops. Profits generated from these programs have generated hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Society. In the field Todd has led many successful desert expeditions, organised marine research expeditions, photographic skills and wilderness/landscape art painting workshops, and managed remote scientific research camps.

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