Category Archives: South Pole 2013

  • Harry’s South Pole Heroes on ITV

    March 12, 2014


    On Sunday 16th and Sunday 23rd March at 8pm GMT, ITV will be airing Harry’s South Pole Heroes, a two-part documentary following the adventures of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013, and we want you to watch it and join the conversation about one of the largest Antarctic expeditions to date! After four …
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  • There Is No Place Like Home by Therese Frentz

    March 6, 2014


    “There’s no place like home.” – Dorothy Gale That sentiment sure rings true when you’re a Southern girl and find yourself in Antarctica. Despite the efforts I made to galvanize my nerves over the last year, stepping off of the plane onto the Antarctic plateau was daunting. Half of those in the expedition group were already …
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  • Chris Downey, Team Commonwealth, Talks About His Training for #VMLM2014

    March 3, 2014


    “Once again Walking With The Wounded has offered myself and the other wounded an opportunity that for most will only happen once. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, they have chosen wisely to partner with Virgin Money again. After the amazing support they provided us in reaching the South Pole, they have once again …
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  • Ibi Ali, Team Glenfiddich, Updates Us On His London Marathon Training

    February 28, 2014


    “Well, it’s been just over 2 months since we returned from Antarctica and it seems to have gone by in the blink of an eye. My frost bitten thumb has fully recovered, the Christmas decorations are in storage for another 10 months and it’s almost time to start buying Easter eggs! Numerous interviews have been …
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  • Welcome Home Press Conference

    January 16, 2014

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    On Tuesday 21 January 2014 a Welcome Home press conference for the Walking With The Wounded Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. Team Glenfiddich will be attending as well as expedition Patron Prince Harry, and Team Commonwealth‘s honorary member Dominic West. The Walking With The …
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  • Ed Parker: Cyclone Chases Team Out Of Antarctica

    December 18, 2013


    [soundcloud url=”″ 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=”″ 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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    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


    [soundcloud url=”″ 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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