British Athlete & Adventurer
Mel Andrews is a British Athlete and Adventurer. In 2014 she became the First Briton to finish the World's biggest Sleddog Race; Femund 600km. Mel was ranked the UK number 1 for several years and was the 2016 British Champion. From expeditions in the Arctic with her Huskies, to climbing mountains and sea kayaking, Mel is a Wilderness & Arctic Survival Specialist. Mel is passionate about sharing her love for Sleddogs and advocates Women in Adventure, Animal Welfare & Arctic Environmental Issues.
FILM STARING MEL ANDREWS
RIDERS OF THE ARCTIC
On the 5th of February the documentary ‘The Riders of the Arctic’ will be released.
A full Finnmarksløpet adventure from the preparation till the finishing line. Starring Mel Andrews and the winner of the Finnmarkslopet 2016 Petter Karlsson. Several mushers, volunteers, crew and veterinarians share their feelings throughout the race. What does it take to participate in the largest dog sledding race of Europe?
Director Hilse De Groote is about to introduce the documentary worldwide, the intention is to put both dog sledding and the Finnmarksløpet in the spotlights.
Written by: Trond Anton Andersen - (C) FINNMARKSLØPET - Date: 30.01.2017 07:53