Race to the South Pole: SA adventurers gear up for the extreme

2011-12-31 00:00

New year with a difference: South African competitors Braam Malherbe and Peter van Kets make final preparations for the Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race to the South Pole that starts tomorrow. Adventurers from around the globe are expecting weather conditions of -23°C with light snow. Malherbe tweeted of his final preparations: ‘Hectic day. Serious crevasse fields so had to climb very steep slopes with 80 kg behind, but the beauty lifts my spirit. In awe.’

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