Monthly Archives: November 2013

  • Ed Parker Speaks On His Hopes To Get The Race Underway

    November 30, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122638778″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] “It’s Saturday evening, we are hoping that our final two vehicles that have really struggled to get here because of mechanical issues and also the weather, are going to be arriving at the old start point in the next half-hour. The remaining eight skiers, they will then be …
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  • Dr Dan Roiz de Sa Updates Us From 87º

    November 29, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122474062″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”530″ iframe=”false” /] Dr Dan Roiz de Sa updates us as the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge teams arrive at 87º. “Things are going well and I am very happy with the state of everybody. It’s really quite impressive that they have all got here in such a fit state.” …
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  • Victoria Nicholson Speaks From 87º About The Numerous Delays To The Challenge

    November 29, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122466767″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122466769″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] “Hi, it’s Vicks I thought I would leave a detailed voice blog explaining about the delays because I know it’s probably quite hard for everyone back home to understand . So from the beginning, immediately we were on the back foot …
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  • Mark Wise Wishes a Happy Thanksgiving from Antarctica

    November 28, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122425153″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] Team Noom Coach member Mark Wise got in touch to wish everyone at home a Happy Thanksgiving. The Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge teams, now at 87° South, managed to have a team dinner and a turkey jerky to celebrate. “I just wanted to call and say …
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  • Guy Disney Gets In Touch From 87° South

    November 27, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122289706″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] Team Glenfiddich member Guy Disney updates the audio diary from 87° South, he then passes the phone to his team mate Ibi Ali, but unfortunately the reception got crackly as soon as he starts speaking. “We are at 87° South at the moment. Myself, Harry and Ibi got …
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  • Chris Downey, Team Soldier On, Talks About The Arrival At 87°

    November 27, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122167210″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] Listen to Team Soldier On‘s Chris Downey voice diary as he talks about the arrival of the first plane at 87°. “On the landing, on the way here, I couldn’t help my interiors. Luckily we worn wearing sunglasses, so nobody could really see but I was teary eyed and as soon as I took …
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  • Kate Philp Updates The Voice Diary From Novo Airbase

    November 27, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122154446″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /]Team Glenfiddich member Kate Philp talks about the teams’ acclimatisation from Novo Airbase before the second party leaves to 87° at 9:00pm GMT today. “[…] We dropped more than 30°C from Cape Town to here, and we probably have another 30°C to go, so at least we are half …
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  • Victoria Nicholson Updates From Novo As The Party Arrive at 87°

    November 27, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122141834″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] Victoria Nicholson, Expedition Manager, updates us on the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge from Novo Airbase as news of the first party’s arrival at 87° comes in. The second party is due to fly out this evening at 21:00GMT. “I think there is a great sense of …
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  • Guy Disney from Team Glenfiddich Updates The Voice Diary

    November 26, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/121963644″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] Latest updates from Antarctica: Team Glenfiddich‘s Guy Disney reports strong winds and low temperatures at Novo Airbase. The teams will fly later today to the start point at 87°. Listen to his voice diary and keep following for more updates. “The weather has finally picked up, beautiful blue …
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  • Ed Parker, Team Noom Coach, Announces The Departure Of The Teams From Novo

    November 25, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/121876432″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] Ed  Parker, Team Noom Coach’s mentor and co-founder of Walking With The Wounded got in touch from Novo Airbase to send an update on what’s next for the teams and explain why they are still at Novo Airbase. “I thought it might be helpful to give everyone a quick …
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