Category Archives: Team US

  • 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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  • There Is No Place Like Home by Therese Frentz

    March 6, 2014

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    “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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Therese Frentz, Team Noom Coach, Talks About Day 7 Of The Expedition

    December 9, 2013

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    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124128318″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=false&player_type=artwork” width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] Therese Frentz, Team Noom Coach, explains her reasons for being enthusiastic about the new structure of the expedition. “I’m excited to say that we have only 4 days left of skiing before we reach the South Pole and I have to say that I really liked the decision …
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