This weekend 17 applicants, all with inspiring stories and life changing injuries will be put through their paces at the South Pole 2013 selection weekend in Ward Barracks in Bulford.
The team from Walking With The Wounded will include co-founders Edward Parker and Simon Daglish, Inge Solheim who will be lead guide for the expedition as well as Jaco Van Gas and Andy Hawkins who took part in Walking With The Wounded’s Everest expedition.
As well as the Walking With The Wounded team there will be a medical expert in cold trauma, as well as a physio and a prsosthetics expert.
The command tasks will be planned and co-ordinated by a team of four military experts.
It promises to be a wonderful weekend and for those chosen to take part will be a life-changing event.