Eric McNair-Landry is studying engineering at Acadia University,
considering continuing in architecture. In 2004-5 he took off a
year of school to join the family Kites on Ice Expedition and became
the first American/Canadian to haul un-resupplied to the South Pole.
Eric is passionate about kiting. When there is no wind, he spends
his time in teaching himself computer graphics and website design.
Expeditions – Life Experience
Kites On Ice Expedition 2004-5
Eric joined a family journey to the South Pole that was un-supported
& un-resupplied, becoming the first Canadian & American
to do so and also the youngest after his sister.
Eric spent the summer of 2004 instructing kiting & guiding
sea kayaking trips on the Ile de la Madeline, Quebec.
Kids & Kites on Ice, 2003
On a 27 day family expedition, Eric crossed the Greenland Ice Cap,
skiing, dog sledding and kiting.
Soper River, 2004
Eric was co-leader on a 6 day Soper River raft trip.
Worked with film projects including driving dogs
for the Kardluk film (about Captain Bartlett’s ill fated expedition).
Eric has worked 2 years at the Nunavut Visitors Center.
Canadian Ski Marathon, has his silver.
Other interests include:
Whitewater canoeing, dirt surfing, wood working, down hill and cross
country skiing and 3D grapic animation.