21st Century Adventurer Award

With this award we celebrate the most inspiring adventurers of our time.

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About the award

With this award we celebrate the most inspiring adventurers of our time. And you can help decide which of the nominees will win!

Via bike, camera, kayak, or even barefoot, the nominees of this year's award find their own unique path to adventure. They face new challenges and experience unforgettable moments. Whether they are crossing an entire country sans shoes, making first descents down wild waterways, or discovering another world far from their own from behind a camera lens, the adventurers of the 21st century are characterized by their curiosity, their courage, and their gift for sharing their personal experiences with us. These are stories that touch us and inspire us to seek and find our own adventures!

The 21st Century Adventurer Award is endowed with 10,000 Euro in prize money, which is given to the winner to help fund their next expedition.

21st Century Adventurer 2019
Sarah McNair-Landry

The Canadian polar explorer was chosen by the jury to win the first ever 21st Century Adventurer Award.

Sarah grew up with the Arctic Ocean and a team of dogs in her backyard. She is the youngest person to travel to both the North and South Pole, traverse the Greenland Ice Cap five times, venture into the Gobi Desert, guide an expedition to both the South and North Pole, and more recently kite ski 3,300 km retracing the Northwest Passage.

Being the winner of the 21st Century Adventurer Award 2019, Sarah was part of the E.O.F.T. 19/20 with the film FREEDOM TO ROAM.

Above and Beyond
Land Rover

Since 1948 Land Rover has engineered and produced authentic all-terrain vehicles. Across the world Land Rover has made a distinctive name for itself by virtue of its all-terrain excellence and an unrivalled performance across all models.

Defender, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Evoque define the SUV sector worldwide. 80 percent of this model range are exported to more than 100 countries. Since the model year 2018 the broad array of engines is complemented by a newly developed plug-in hybrid engine (PHEV) combining a petrol and an electric motor. Since June 2020 Land Rover celebrates the new edition of their icon – the Defender. Also available as a plug-in hybrid.