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Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge

Day 3 – The Antarctic Bites Back

Day 3 – The Antarctic Bites Back

On Day 3 of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge the teams have struggled with the seemingly never-ending sastrugi-sharp grooves formed on the snow surface by wind erosion. As Victoria Nicholson, Expedition Manager explains, ‘The sastrugi is endless and tiring. The teams are struggling but still in good spirits and everyone is well but…

Day 2 – Teams face Sastrugi fields

Day 2 – Teams face Sastrugi fields

Day 2 of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge has seen renewed determination from all team members. After breaking camp yesterday morning Team Glenfiddich, Team Noom Coach and Team Soldier On began another taxing day on the ice (pictured above). At the end of Day 2, Team Glenfiddich is in first place after covering…

Day 1 – First Day on the Ice

Day 1 – First Day on the Ice

TEAM Glenfiddich, Team Noom Coach and Team Soldier On began Day 1 of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge yesterday, Sunday 1 December, full of adrenaline and competitive spirit. The race kicked off at 13:35 GMT, with Team Glenfiddich quickly taking the lead, with Prince Harry at the front. “The scenery here is quite…

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