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The challenge they face is immense: a 500 mile cross country skiing race to the South Pole, on the windiest, coldest, highest and driest continent in the world; winds of almost 100mph, constant daylight, temperatures as low as minus 50ºc and a steadily increasing altitude up to the equivalent of 4,000m.
If that wasn’t enough, they must survive each other’s company, day in and day out, for up to 45 days. And on top of that, they have to train their bodies to face the harshest conditions known to man, pull a sled behind them weighing almost 170lbs, escape deadly crevasses, stuff their bodies with over 6,000 calories a day, and ski for up to 18 hours a day.
Have they got what it takes to win the race?
First class thoughout really brings it home how really to do this march though ice packPublished 1 month ago by Thomas Fletcher
FAntastic for studying polar preparations and my students all loved it 14yrs oldPublished 7 months ago by Boo
What an exciting DVD from start to finish. Ben Fogle seems a very interesting person as are his companions on this trip.Published 13 months ago by Dot
I read the book, I watched the dvd. What an amazing story of events captured beutifully.
Again, like the book, I feel like I've been through the journey with them. Read more
This was simply amazing to watch...Loved the determination, the tears, the laughs, the hard days -Ben Fogle has always inspired me to push myself in the outdoors but I finished... Read morePublished on 26 July 2011 by Elissa
My wife and I enjoyed this DVD very much.The story starts from when they first started training for this great adventure. Read morePublished on 5 Jan. 2011 by C Mayo