In just three weeks, UAE national Elham, 27, will aim to be the first Arab woman to set foot at the North Pole. Insider magazine talked to her about her day's training. Download the PDF
These items from the media and press relate to Elham Al-Qasimi’s North Pole expedition. In April 2010, Elham aims to be the first Arab woman to set foot at the northernmost tip of the world, making the trek ski-assisted and unsupported.
VIVA chatted with UAE native Elham Al-Qasimi about her upcoming trek to the North Pole. Download the PDF
Elham Al-Qasimi will attempt to be the first UAE national woman to conquer the North Pole.
It is all very well praising the UAE’s capacity to: “Push the limits, in both your personal and professional lives,” but few people utilise this to the extremes that adventurer Ehlam Al-Qasimi is doing, as the first Arab woman and UAE national to ski to the North Pole. Read the article | Download the PDF
National Geographic Abu Dhabi marks this year's International Women's Day by screening an exclusive interview with Elham Al-Qasimi, the first Arab female and the Emirati national to attempt an unassisted and unsupported trek to the North Pole. On 8 March, viewers can watch the interview with Elham and hear about her preparation for the physically demanding trip which will begin in April and will entail skiing cross-country for three weeks. Read the article
The young Emirati will for the first time submit her body to the extremes of physical endurance in the freezing North Pole this April to become the first Arab woman to set foot in the Arctic. Read the article | Download the PDF