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The Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12, supporting the Royal British Legion

 


 

Army Central Fund supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

 


   

Trailfinders supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Trailfinders is very pleased to support this awe inspiring adventure and the worthy and topical causes it will benefit. TF feels an affinity for this venture on several levels and wish all involved a successful and rewarding trek.”

- Mike Gooley CBE, Chairman

 


 

The Liontrust supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Liontrust is proud to be supporting the Scott-Amundsen Race and through this the fantastic work of the British Legion. We decided to support the expeditions because of our admiration for the bravery and endeavour shown by Henry Worsley and his team and the continuing courage shown by all British soldiers. Furthermore, Henry Worsley and his team will have to be determined, focused and steadfast to achieve their goals later this year. To be successful, they will have to stick to tried and tested methods and processes whatever the environment they face. Our fund managers at Liontrust manage money according to robust, tried and tested processes that they believe are the best ways for our clients to achieve their financial goals. Our managers ignore external influences and distractions whatever the market environment to stay focused and consistent in their approach.”

- John Ions, Chief Executive, Liontrust

 


 

The Army Sports Lottery supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

 


 

Chivas Regal supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Chivas Regal is honoured to be supporting The Scott-Amundsen Race and with it the work of the Royal British Legion. Those who enjoy Chivas Regal aspire to succeed as gentleman and in the endeavours of the Scott and Amundsen teams we witnessed a legendary display of brotherhood and acts of chivalry, which helped them to achieve their goal. We are delighted to support this tremendous race which perfectly captures the modern day spirit of these values.”

- Christian Porta, Chairman & CEO, Chivas Brothers Ltd

 


 

Gieves & Hawkes supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Gieves & Hawkes are proud to support The Scott-Amundsen Race and with it the work of the Royal British Legion.

“Both Thomas Hawkes and James Gieve were quintessential English gentlemen who understood the needs of international travellers and explorers. They were mavericks and risk takers. Men who enjoyed life. Men who looked further than the shores of England. These values remain true.

“We have outfitted our military for the past 240 years, many of which have been some of the world’s greatest explorers. One hundred years ago Gieves & Hawkes were a part of Scott’s Terre Nova expedition. Today we are proud to support this exceptional group of men during the centenary race and be a part of the team’s journey.”

- John Durnin, Chief Executive Officer

 


 

KBR supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

For me, this expedition is another great example of the courage, determination, spirit and leadership that the Armed Forces display day in and day out, whatever the situation they are confronted with. That is why we are so proud to support them wherever they are. KBR is renowned for supporting the Armed Forces in extreme and challenging environments and in consequence this race is also something that everyone at KBR is proud to support. Good luck!”

Andrew Pringle CBE, President KBR International Government & Defence

 


 

Kobold supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Supporting organizations such as The British Legion -especially in times of war- is something that the Kobold Watch Company considers a civic duty, which is why Kobold is a proud sponsor for Henry Worsley and his team. Following the progress of the Scott/Amundsen Race, and making donations to its cause, is a fun yet important way the public can get involved. Which is why armchair explorers like us watchmakers are so thrilled to support the Scott/Amundsen Race.”

- CEO Michael Kobold

 


 

Matrix supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Matrix Group is delighted to support the Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race and the work of the British Legion. The race reminds us of the heroic challenges faced and sacrifices made at the beginning of the last century in the name of exploration. At Matrix, we are inspired by the character and determination of the early explorers: qualities which are essential for success in any business, are demonstrated every day by the British Armed Forces, and which will be required again by Henry Worsley, Mark Langridge and their teams in the modern race. We wish them luck and will follow their progress with interest.” 

- CEO, Matrix Group


 

ReMark supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

 


  

“British heritage menswear brand Wolsey are extremely proud to be supporting The Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race, and in turn, supporting The Royal British Legion.Wolsey supported both the Scott and Amundsen teams in the original race to the South Pole, over 100 years ago, by providing the team’s clothing. Today, Wolsey is once again proud to support a courageous and spirited expedition to the South Pole, this time with Henry Worsley and his teams. A British brand of distinction, leading the way for quality craftsmanship and design innovation since 1755, Wolsey apply the same values to their contemporary design and styled collections today, as they have done over the last 255 years. Even taking design and style details from the original pieces provided to Scott and Amundsen, Wolsey is inspired by its very own real history. Through supporting the work of The Royal British Legion, Wolsey are proud to support and honour the men and women who serve Britain today.”

 - Stephen Reeds, Brand Director

 


 

Dorset Flapjacks supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“The Dorset Flapjack Company is very proud to be associated with The Scott-Amundsen Race and the Royal British Legion. We are a family owned business and are all members of the Royal British Legion. We have nearly one hundred and twenty years’ worth of membership of the Royal British Legion and are very proud to be able to add to that support. The Royal British Legion has been a major contributor to community life in our village and is a very deserving organisation. Our bakery is based between the Bovington and Lulworth Army camps and our shop is a regular port of call for many soldiers based here, we are pleased to be able to return the support. We are delighted that Henry and his team will be using our flapjacks to provide the energy needed to combine with their courage and determination to get to the South Pole. We like to support people doing amazing things for good reasons and can think of none better than the Scott-Amundsen Race. This will be inspirational for us and we look forward to following their progress as the expedition goes forward.”

- Bruce Williams, Director

 


 

BAE Systems Detica supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“We at Detica are delighted to be supporting the Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race and in commemorating the pioneering spirit, leadership and heroism that the two teams displayed at the beginning of the last century. It is particularly fitting that the centenary race will start in the 90th anniversary year of the Royal British Legion. Detica has a long history in supporting our Armed Forces and we wish Henry Worsley, Mark Langridge and their teams well for their inspiring expedition.”

- Scott McVicar, Director, Defence Client Group, Detica

 


 

drazaH Solutions supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12 “drazaH Solutions Limited are proud to be sponsoring the Scott-Amundsen Race and were previous sponsors of Mark Langridge’s solo expedition in 2008/2009. As personal friends of the teams being ex military ourselves and huge supporters of the British Legion it is with great respect to be supporting these courageous modern day heroes in their endeavour. We wish them all the very best.”

- Paul Thomson, Managing Director

 


 

Crisp supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“Crisp Thinking is extremely proud to sponsor the Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race. Today, over 100 years on, we still look back in awe at the achievements of Scott and Amundsen; their courage and determination to push themselves beyond the limits of human endurance on a journey into the unknown. As a company thinking and going beyond the established boundaries of technology, at Crisp we are continually inspired by their determination to overcome all obstacles in their quest for knowledge and discovery. We salute Henry Worsley and all his team members and urge everyone to give to the Royal British Legion who do such valuable work to support our brave servicemen and women.”

- Adam Hildreth, CEO, Crisp Thinking 

  


 

Barrus supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“E. P. Barrus Ltd is proud to support the Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race, and in turn, the outstanding work of the British Legion. 

“Barrus has a long and close association with the British Armed Forces and rescue services; working with them to produce innovative engine and equipment solutions to meet the demanding operating conditions that they encounter. This makes us even more proud to be a supporter of this modern day race and we commend the determination and bravery of Henry Worsley and all his team members.

“We wish them the very best of luck and we would urge everyone to support this project, the team and to give generously.” 

 


Cadbury supports the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12


 

Mule Bar support the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12

“MuleBar is delighted to be involved with Henry Worsley and his team in the Scott-Amundsen Race this year. Our mantra at MuleBar is “Fuel for Adventure” and what better way to help the spirit of adventure than be closely associated with this challenge? Everyone in today’s world can draw a parallel with the discipline and rigour that the original team had in bucket loads 100 years ago and although technology has moved on, the same disciplines will make this race equally as tough.

“We wish everyone a safe and adventurous time.”