Category Archives: Team Commonwealth

  • Harry’s South Pole Heroes on ITV

    March 12, 2014

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    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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  • Training For The Virgin Money London Marathon: Mark Wise, Team Noom Coach

    March 5, 2014

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/137666379″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”500″ height=”500″ iframe=”false” /] “I’m trying to change up the cardio, whether it’s the rowing machine, or just being on my feet for an hour, hour and a half, two hours, depending on what run I’m doing for the day…” – Mark Wise, Team Noom Coach To hear Mark Wise’s full voice …
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  • Chris Downey, Team Commonwealth, Talks About His Training for #VMLM2014

    March 3, 2014

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    “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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  • 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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Eric Philips, Team Soldier On, Looks Forward To Another Day On The Ice With The Teams

    December 10, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124132331″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] Eric Philips, Team Soldier On, updates the expedition diary ahead of another day on the ice. “[…] Just about to head back out on to the trail, all put our skis on, harnesses clipped in and head south for another day on the ice. Just had another wonderful …
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  • Dominic West, Team Soldier On, Talks About How Much He Is Enjoying It Out There

    December 9, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124130953″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] Listen to Dominic West, Team Soldier On, talking about his sleeping arrangements and how much he is enjoying it out there. “Hello, is Dominic West here. I just fell asleep… well I was supposed to be watching two pots from falling over, so I must be more tired …
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