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.


  1. Birgitt on February 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm said:

    Liebe Grüße wieder aus Deutschland für Paul und alle Männer. Wir sind sehr glücklich, dass alle wieder gesund angekommen sind und das Scott Team auf den Tag genau 17.1.2012 einhundert Jahre nach Scott. Aus eigener Kraft die ganze Strecke zu gehen, fabelhaft.
    Ich verbinde hiermit auch einen schoenen Abend in der Queensgallerie. Fuer mich eine besondere Erinnerung. Birgitt

  2. I am so excited,that Vic,my niece’s husband , was part of this great expedition. We are so proud of him. With advanced technology we were able to read and hear the daily comments during their venture . It gave us a feeling of being a part of this historical undertaking.. Such a great accomplishment for him and all his teammates.Best wishes for the future. A happy aunt in USA.Barbara Rindermann

  3. Dig in Vic. Fantastic effort. Happy New Year mate.

  4. Ali & Ian on January 1, 2012 at 10:57 pm said:

    Happy new year Paul and all the gang! Hope you’re all doing ok. Not long now, your doing fantastic! Love from Ali, Ian & Kobi dog xxx

  5. brendon hopkins on December 23, 2011 at 9:26 pm said:

    vic just because i said about coming up at christmas going to the south pole was a bit extreme lol. joking aside your doing really really well and keep going!! merry christmas!!

  6. Korsfamily on December 20, 2011 at 9:12 am said:

    Hi Vic,
    You don’t know us but we are family of your wife from Holland.
    We wish you all te luck!!!
    Merry Christmas!
    Jacqueline, Frank, Cheryl and Joyce Kors

  7. Birgitt on November 11, 2011 at 5:36 pm said:

    wie immer lieber Vic alles Gute, wünschen Dir Deine Oberstdorfer

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