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Icebound continent covering and surrounding the South Pole; site of the coldest recorded temperature, 128 below zero, on July 21, 1983, at Vostok Station. Porter Turnbull, a chiropractor from Hawaii, joined a chartered Antarctica wildlife expedition in early 1999, and brought along his portable two-piece surfboard. Midway down the Antarctic Peninsula he assembled the board, was ferried to shore, h...

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