Lapland Explorer – Solo Snowkiting Expedition above the Artic Circle
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THIS IS INSANE! Monica Ballus doesn’t take no for an answer, she embodies strength and perseverance and definitely pushes herself way out of her comfort zone – her story is pretty crazy, and in this video, she tells you all about it. Follow Nika as she sets off on an unprecedented adventure – The first solo unsupported traverse of Finnish and Norwegian Lapland, only with her skis, kites and a sledge – Sit back and enjoy this wild adventure. From the freezing temperatures to unexpected issues, Nika faced many challenges during her expedition – We got to interview her in issue 96 of IKSURFMAG; click here to read it!
Outdoor expeditions like you’ve never seen them before : as a powerful, engaging and fun educational tool to teach science in schools. Nika is an engineer and an adventurer. As many people ask her to share her stories, she realized her expeditions could have an impact way beyond being an inspirational tool: they could become the scenario to introduce scientific concepts to young people. Through this non-profit initiative, Nika provides innovative workshops and hopes to spark interest in STEM fields. Want to join? Click here.