The Race: Day 2

First, a very special message from Lennie Browne, reminding us all of the great distance our chaps are from their loved ones, all for a fantastic cause and in the great spirit of adventure.

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AMUNDSEN TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 661 nmi

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Today’s audio report is from Lou Rudd, following a steady day of progress towards the Ross Ice Shelf. Lou gives some fascinating insight into the loads they carry each day, and some of the difficulties of traversing snow with a sledge in tow!

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SCOTT TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 738 nmi

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The Scott team’s report today is from Vic Vicary, who describes the tranquility of Cape Evans which contrasts against the pain of their first serious slog across the snow.

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MAP AND SITREP

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  1. Hyman Prendes on November 4, 2011 at 7:06 pm said:

    My brother recommended I might like this web site. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You can not imagine just how much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  2. Phil Rudd on November 4, 2011 at 6:38 pm said:

    Hi Lou Just listened to your report thinks sound good lets hope it lasts. I played it to grandad he was pleased to hear from you. Thinking of you love Dad.

  3. Gentlemen, simply awe inspiring. God speed. Have the SO23 team all tuned into daily updates and wishing you ever onwards.

  4. Tony Gibbs on November 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm said:

    Good to see that it is going well so far. We will be watching and listningin regularly to check on progress.

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