Ed Parker, Team Noom Coach Member Updates on the Team’s Progress on Day One

Ed Parker, Expedition Director and Team Noom Coach member speaks on the team’s progress on Day 1 of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge. It was a shorter day, on Day 1 with around 5hrs of skiing, with the teams covering around 13km – Team Glenfiddich stand in first place currently, with Team Noom […]

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Inge Solheim: End of Day One

Inge Solheim, Team Noom Coach’s polar guide, sends the first update after day one of the race. “We have now started, this was our first day. Kind of a soft start with five hours of skiing. [...] We still covered quite a good distance in five hours today, we covered 13,3km and I am very […]

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The Race Starts: Video

Walking With The Wounded Teams Depart For Race Start

It has been confirmed that the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge teams will fly from the Novolazarevskaya (Novo) base, Antarctica, to their race starting point at 87°. All three teams, Team Glenfiddich, Team Noom Coach and Team Soldier On, will leave Novo on two separate flights, departing on Tuesday 26 November and Wednesday 27 […]

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Inge Solheim Talks About What Motivates Him

Team Noom Coach‘s guide Inge Solheim gets in touch from Novo, Antarctica. Listen to his inspiring words. “I’m supposed to talk about what motivates me. I don’t really know, because it changes every day. I can say that the most important thing to me is to be out here, and feel the elements and experience […]

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Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 Teams Finally Depart Cape Town for Novo Airbase, Antarctica

Polar storm in Novolazarevskaya, Antarctica, grounds Prince Harry and teams in Cape Town for two days prior to South Pole race Walking With The Wounded Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 team members, team mentors and polar guides were due to depart Cape Town on Tuesday 19 November to fly south to Novolazarevskaya (Novo) […]

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Inge Solheim From Team Noom Coach Updates Us from South Africa

  Team Noom Coach Guide, Inge Solheim speaks about the hold up in Cape Town for the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge start due to bad weather conditions down in Antarctica. He talks about how the Teams have been making the most of their time in Cape Town, with the whole group taking a […]

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Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge Departure Event

              Today Walking With The Wounded descended upon London, bringing the Antarctic to Trafalgar Square. Our Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge Departure Event invited a whole host of media, press and guests down to Trafalgar Square to join our Expedition Teams in wishing them all the best before […]

Third S2S Expedition Returns – Two Steps Upward, One Slide Back

“A couple weeks ago, I returned from our third Soldiers to Summits expedition high in the Peruvian Andes, with 15 veterans, all with either physical injuries or mental and psychological trauma. I met the team back in August at the No Barriers Summit during their first training session. I got acquainted with Aaron Hale, blind […]

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Peruvian Andes 2013 Video

The 2013 Soldiers to Summits (S2S) expedition took a team of 12 service men and women, alongside world-renowned mountaineers including Erik Weihenmayer, into the breathtaking landscape of the Peruvian Andes Mountains. Using mountains as both a metaphor and training ground, S2S helps veterans overcome adversities and reclaim their lives. Regardless of physical, mental or emotional […]