Cristian Donoso

2006 Associate Laureate, Exploration
Chile, Born 1975

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Cristian Donoso in Chile’s top 10 explorers as nation celebrates bicentenary

August 25, 2010

A lawyer who was chosen as an Associate Laureate of the Rolex Awards in 2006 has been named one of Chile’s 10 greatest explorers. Cristian Donoso, who first trekked into Chile’s mountains with his father and accompanied his grandfather on fishing expeditions, was ranked number four...

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Antarctic ardour

February 1, 2010

Just over a year ago, Associate Laureate Cristian Donoso kayaked along Antarctica’s rugged coast, documenting the fate of wildlife endangered by global climate change. Now he has returned there with two companions to kayak to a remote section of the Antarctic Peninsula, then turn the kayaks into sleds and...

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ANTARCTIC ANDES EXPEDITION

October 14, 2009

In November 2009, we will cross Drake's Sea aboard of the expeditionary ship Antarctic Dream, to tackle a self-sufficient voyage for the Antarctic Peninsula. We will seek to complete an itinerary of 1600 kilometers, following a maritime and terrestrial route never tried before, that will take them for...

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INTO THE WILDS OF PATAGONIA

October 13, 2009

Famous shipwreck fragments We were getting ready for our fifth trip to the archipelago of Guayaneco, to search for the exact site where the British frigate HMS Wager shipwrecked in 1741. This misfortune gave birth to one of the most astonishing sagas in the history of...

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Historic Kayak journey

July 1, 2009

Chilean explorer Cristian Donoso has completed a two-month expedition by kayak along the rugged coast of Antarctica, documenting the effects of global climate change on the isolated continent’s geography and animal life. A 2006 Associate Laureate of the Rolex Awards, Donoso planned and led the two-man...

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