'Ice Maiden' team completes Antarctica ski record

'Ice Maiden' team completes Antarctica ski record
 

Six women from the British Army have become the largest all-female group to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica.
The Ice Maiden team began the 1,000-mile expedition on 20 November - each pulling an 80kg sledge behind them.
After 62 days on the ice, the six soldiers crossed the finish line at the Hercules Inlet just before 10:00 GMT.
They were expected to take between 75 and 90 days, with the team tackling winds of up to 60mph and temperatures reaching as low as -40C.
Maj Nics Wetherill, of the Royal Army Medical Corps in Portsmouth, said: "I'm just so incredibly proud of the team.... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional, Views: 44
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