Marks home team reported that he reached the South Pole at 20h30 GMT on 29 December, after travelling 13 nm that day. They said, although Mark expresses a sadness at being unable to do the return journey, even Superman would struggle to do the return trip in 25 days. Image courtesy of Mark Langridge (click to enlarge)
When British soldier, Marks march gets too tough he will be motivated by Fear of failure, endurance from previous testing circumstances, and endurance shown by sufferers of EB (one of my charity fundraisers). Images courtesy of Mark Langridge (click to enlarge)
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(ThePoles.com) Early November British soldier Mark Langridge will attempt to ski solo from Hercules Inlet to the Pole and return to the Inlet without a kite. He will be placing depots along the way, which he will mark with his GPS and bamboo sticks with black flags.In just more than a week Mark flies off to Punta Arenas in Chile. ExWeb's Correne Coetzer caught up with him during his last days at home. Mark explains on his website how he got hooked. When he was in primary school he was send out of class for some trivial...