T he Founder of MyAdventure Group, James Castrission, is a famous Australian Explorer, Keynote speaker and Leadership Consultant.

On the 26th January 2012, alongside his best mate (Jonesy), he made history by completing the longest unsupported polar expedition of all time: the first return journey from the coast of Antarctica to the south pole and back without assistance.

In 2008 the duo became the first kayakers to cross the Tasman Sea.

James has led mountaineering expeditions to some of the most challenging peaks around the world, run numerous ultramarathons and sailed to remote destinations across the globe.

In 2013, he founded MyAdventure Group – a business committed to providing Australia’s premier corporate Adventure-based development programs. Harnessing lessons learnt from the most hostile environments on earth, his corporate programs are designed to develop teams and drive competitive advantage in organisations.

He holds 2 Guinness World Records for his accomplishments and is highly regarded as one of Australia’s premier public speakers. He has written 2 bestselling books: Crossing the Ditch and Extreme South.

James lives with his wife, Mia, and two young children in the upper Blue Mountains.