Teenaged adventurer Jade Hameister has already accomplished more than most of us ever will. She’s the youngest person ever to ski to the North Pole from anywhere outside 89 degrees, and the youngest woman in history to cross Greenland Ice caps unassisted.
Before her recent excursion to the South Pole to fulfill her Polar Hat Trick, Hameister taped a 10-minute Ted Talk describing her various journeys and encouraging other girls and women to attack their own adventures.
You will be shocked—shocked!—to discover that the YouTube comments on Hameister’s speech ranged from complimentary to disgusting, with a disturbing sandwich theme: “cool story babe, now make me a sandwich, “good on you sweetie, maybe could find a successful husband and make him a sandwich,” or just the simple, idiotic, “make me a sandwich.”
The undaunted Hameister completed her mission in the Antarctica, becoming the youngest person ever to pull off the Polar Hat Trick. Her journey included dragging a sled weighing double her body weight from sea level up to around 3000m in temperatures at minus 30 degrees. CNN reports:
The idea of taking a sandwich to the pole was a joke throughout the trip, she said. But she didn’t decide to follow through with it until the last minute. “The camp we were staying at was less than a (kilometer) away from the actual pole, so we were like, ‘Let’s just do it.’”
She then responded to her trolls in the most badass way possible, posting “I made you a sandwich (ham & cheese), now ski 37 days and 600km and you can eat it.”
Considering most of those guys can barely make it from the couch to the refrigerator, safe to say that Hameister has that sandwich all to herself.