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Linda Karen BEILHARZ

Born: 1960

Special Achievements:

2004 - First Australian woman to trek to the South Pole, skiing from the Antarctic edge.
2010 - First Australian woman to trek the North and South Poles.

Additional Information:

2006 - Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
2010 – Awarded Australian Geographic Adventurer of the Year for South Pole expedition.
2013 - Elected Bendigo Citizen of the Year.
2013 - Awarded an Order of Australia Medal.