Nick Gleeson has taken out the Australian Geographic Spirit of Adventure Award for 2019.
This accolade is awarded to people whose efforts reflect a strength, determination and the ability to overcome obstacles to achieve their goal. Here are the past winners.
This year, Australia’s adventurers impressed us so much we awarded three Spirit of Adventure medallions: to Brian Freeman, Alyssa Azar and Lachlan Smart.
Huw Kingston, AG Society 2015 Spirit of Adventure award winner, is touring Australia to talk about his epic 14,000km circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea.
Australian soldiers Heath Jamieson and Seamus Donaghue have been awarded the Spirit of Adventure for 2014.
The 12 recipients of the 2008 Australian Geographic Society Awards include conservation pioneers, a mother and daughter mountaineering team and two sets of young men who’ve completed world-first adventures.