After being injured in Afghanistan, Duncan is determined to prove naysayers wrong and show that limitations are only in the mind. He also hopes to give inspiration to others in similar situations.
Ibrar Ali, MC
A decorated member of the Yorkshire Regiment who has served on operations all over the world. Ibrar joins this expedition in memory of two of his colleagues who were killed whilst he was back in the UK attending the Walking With The Wounded selection process for the South Pole challenge.
Upon returning to full-time work in the Army following operational injury, Kate threw herself back into the job she loves. Now she has set her sights on this personal challenge, both as an extreme goal for her ongoing rehabilitation, and in the hope of motivating others to test their limits.
Having been a member of the 2011 Walking With The Wounded North Pole expedition just six months after his amputation, Guy is looking forward to having the chance to complete this mission as quickly and successfully as the last one, which finished four days ahead of schedule.
An experienced expedition and polar regions guide, Conrad is looking forward to reconnecting with his first love: cold weather travel. His notable experience includes operating in many of the world’s coldest places during the last 30 years.
Although having to leave behind his wife, Sheelagh, of 35 years and his passion for music, Richard is looking forward to having the opportunity to go South, after already successfully completing a North Pole expedition.
A serving soldier himself, Prince Harry is a keen and active supporter of Walking With The Wounded. Having been Royal Patron of the charity’s North Pole expedition in 2011 and the assault on Mount Everest the following year, Prince Harry announced that he will be a member of this year’s South Pole expedition for its entire duration at the Launch Press Conference earlier this year.