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Twin sisters Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik (b June 21, 1991) of Dehradun, Uttarakhand became the first twins and siblings to reach the geographic North Pole on skis on April 21, 2015. Again, they skied from the Last Degree (89o) reaching the South Pole on Dec 28, 2014, becoming the first twins and siblings to achieve the feat. They were also the youngest South Asians to reach both the Poles on skis.