Welcome to the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12 video page. Here you can see press reports, videos and images of the guys in Chile and on Union Glacier as they prepare for the race; an abseil in London by Henry Worsley, Vic Vicary and Kev Johnson, raising awareness of the Race and the Royal British Legion; and highlights from training in Norway.
A short film chronicling the journey to the South Pole. Footage taken by the guys themselves.
Henry Worsley and the formidable Axel Heiberg Glacier.
The wonderful moment when Amundsen team leader Henry Worsley found the cairn and fuel tin left atop Mount Betty by Roald Amundsen 100 years ago.
A collection of images of the guys in Chile and on Union Glacier, preparing for the race. These images were brought back by Lennie Browne.
A video by Kirk Watson of Perfect View Productions. Here we see all 6 team members on Union Glacier as they wait for a window in the weather that will permit them to fly on to their start points.
From YouTube: Members of a British Army team, undertaking a South Pole expedition in support of the Legion, practised crevasse training by abseiling off the roof of the iconic Lloyd’s building in London, ahead of their modern-day recreation of Scott and Amundsen’s Race to the South Pole.
Training on Norway for the Scott-Amundsen Race 2011-12
Incisive Media’s editorial director Lawrence Gosling speaks to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Worsley about the British Army repeating Captain Scott’s race to the South Pole in aid of funds for the Royal British Legion.