21st Century Adventurer
2021 & 2019
Filmmaker & alpinist
Starting out as a climber, Renan Ozturk found his true calling when he first picked up a camera.
Since then, the photographer and filmmaker has documented stories in the most remote corners of the world for award-winning films.
He will receive the 21st Century Adventurer Award 2021 for his work.
Adventurer & Master Polar Guide
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 EOFT 19/20 with the film "Freedom to Roam".