Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Team US Got Interviewed by Norah O’ Donnell on CBS This Morning

    July 25, 2013

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    Please click here to watch the inspirational interview by Norah O’Donnell on CBS This Morning with Team US about their story and their involvement in the South Pole Allied Challenge. “After an IED hit their humvee, four soldiers suffered life-changing injuries ranging from amputations to blindness. Together they pledged to take the South Pole Allied Challenge and plan …
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  • Summer Times by Therese Frentz

    July 23, 2013

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    “What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.” – Jane Austen It’s my least favorite time of the year in Southwest Texas. Summer. It’s the price we Texans pay for nearly perfect weather in Spring, Winter, and Fall. We experience three (or four) months of different variants of …
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  • Dominic West Announced as Celebrity Team Mentor for Team Commonwealth

    July 16, 2013


    The Wire star and old Etonian Dominic West will join the three teams of wounded servicemen and women in the  gruelling Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge as celebrity team mentor for Team Commonwealth. The Sheffield-born actor West, who is best known for his role as Jimmy McNulty in The Wire, recently joined Team Glenfiddich UK members for a …
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  • Therese Frentz Explains Why She Applied For Such an Extreme Challenge

    July 15, 2013


    A question that everyone ask me when they find out about my involvement with Walking With The Wounded and the South Pole Allied Challenge is: “Why did you apply for such an extreme challenge?” If I’m being honest (which is my motto the majority of the time) I tell them that the prospect of having …
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  • Ibrar Ali From Team Glenfiddich Updates The Audio Diary From The Training in Iceland

    July 10, 2013


    [soundcloud url=”″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=” 300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] Team Glenfiddich members are currently in Iceland training hard. The South Pole Allied Challenge is only 4 months away now, and the team is gradually getting to the level of fitness needed to compete in the largest expedition to date. Listen to the voice blog by Captain …
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  • Spirit of a Nation: Whisky Tasting & Adventure with Team Glenfiddich

    July 4, 2013


    Glenfiddich, the world’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky, will take a very special cask across the UK for the Spirit of a Nation tour, giving whisky enthusiasts and supporters of Walking With The Wounded the rare opportunity to be a part of Glenfiddich history. The signed Spirit of a Nation cask will arrive at four locations …
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