Winner - Amundsen: He quickly overtook Scott in Antarctica, using experience gained from 11 polar winters. On December 14, 1911, the methodical Amundsen reached the South Pole, covering 714 miles in just 57 days with skis and sled dogs (which he had killed off in sequence to feed his other dogs, and men).
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