Monthly Archives: December 2013

  • Ed Parker: Cyclone Chases Team Out Of Antarctica

    December 18, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/125417568″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /] “We all arrived safely back in Novo yesterday, having the second half of the expedition team being picked up from the South Pole […] – it is about an 8-hour flight back to here in Novo.  Now on a very blustery, very snowy day, with a blizzard coming  – …
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  • Prince Harry, Team Glenfiddich, Updates The Voice Diary On The Day After The South Pole Arrival

    December 17, 2013

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    Expedition Patron and member of Team Glenfiddich Prince Harry reflects on the journey behind the teams and presents the endeavour trophy, on Saturday 14 December, the day after the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge reached the Pole. “Got to the South Pole yesterday, so today is Saturday, really really great day yesterday. All the guys and girls …
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  • South Pole Success!

    December 13, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124664251″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”530″ height=”289″ iframe=”false” /]After four weeks and 200km, the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge teams arrived at the South Pole at 12:48pm GMT on Friday 13 December – a day considered unlucky for some, but a monumental day for all the team members involved. “We’re here I am about 10 meters …
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  • SPONSOR A KM: THANK YOU TO YOU ALL

    December 13, 2013

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    The Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge has finally reached the Geographic South Pole. Each step of the way and each kilometre travelled has been made easier for the teams in the knowledge that you have been supporting them throughout their challenge. “The money we are raising is going to help young men and women who have …
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  • Alex Skarsgård, Team Noom Coach, Updates The Expedition Diary For The Last Time

    December 13, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124636758″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] “We are about 9.5km away from the South Pole station. We started out this morning and visibility was very, very bad. We couldn’t see much at all but then around 3 o’clock in the afternoon it cleared up and we could see the South Pole station. It is …
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  • Video Blog: Therese and Margaux, Team Noom Coach, Talk About How They Dealt With Their Injuries During The Expedition

    December 13, 2013

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    “[…]Once you get over that fear, you just have to get pass all your pain. If you are constantly thinking about your pain, is going to overwhelm you. So I noticed over the days that you just stay in a mode of “Here Now”. If you start thinking about the future or the past you …
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  • Heath Jamieson, Team Soldier On, Talks About How He Is Dealing With His Injury

    December 12, 2013

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    Team Soldier On member, Heath Jamieson talks from Antarctica about how he has been dealing with his injury during the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge. Walking With The Wounded expeditions are held to raise awareness, to show the public who our wounded are, to tell their stories, to highlight the support they need, and …
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  • SPONSOR A KM: The End Is In Sight

    December 12, 2013

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      The Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge has only 27km left to the South Pole with the teams expecting to arrive at the South Pole around Friday afternoon. The anticipation of arriving at the South Pole has everyone excited in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge camp and as they look back on …
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  • Ed Parker, Team Noom Coach: “just over the horizon is our ultimate goal”

    December 12, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124458799″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] ” We skied another 17km today, and just over the horizon is our ultimate goal. We’ve got 27km to go, 17 of which we are going to do tomorrow. And, all being well, we are going to ski onto the South Pole between 12:00pm GMT and 15:00pm GMT …
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  • Chris Downey, Team Soldier On, South Pole 2013 Diary

    December 12, 2013

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    Please read below a fragment of Chris Downey‘s daily diary, that he is writing every day in Antarctica to keep his memories of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge. Antarctica: She does not welcome you with open arms or a gentle greeting. Instead she offers warnings and constantly tests your want and will to …
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