There are not many people that might actually know a Mike Horn and his inspirational story of being an adventurer. Mike is a South African-born Swiss professional explorer and adventurer. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa he currently resides in Château d’Oex, Switzerland. His most famous achievement was his journey across the equator and Arctic circle all by himself (solo). He is also the first man to achieve this feat.
Mike Horn fingers are not normal either, the tip of his fingers are amputated. Horn started off on this journey at the age of 24 as he sacrificed his lucrative sports science job in South Africa.
Find out more about his story and sacrifices in this video!