Day 9: The final push

Day 9: The final push

The team battled on through the fierce Antarctic winds on Sunday 12th January in what turned out to be the most testing day in terms of the cold and wind chill. This was the team's 10th day surviving the harsh Antarctic conditions. Hypothermia Strikes: A last minute rescue Yesterday served as a reminder of just [...]

Day 4: Dry (food) January

Day 4: Dry (food) January

43.5 miles to go! Day 4 was a successful day and has put the headsouth team 43.5 miles from the South Pole! After the drop off on Saturday, Sunday and Monday acclimatizing to the altitude, today felt much stronger with the team working well with no problems. The temperature has remained at -30/-40 with clear [...]

Read about the teenage rugby fan who inspired the Foundation

The Lewis Moody Foundation has been featured this week in the Daily Mail! read about how the tragic death of a young fan inspired former England captain Lewis Moody to devote himself to raising funds for tumour research... https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7858267/England-rugby-captain-Lewis-Moodys-bond-teenage-fan-cancer-changed-life.html

Union Glacier Basecamp

Union Glacier Basecamp

The headsouth team have made it to the Union Glacier Basecamp! It's -11ºC with no wind, and all reports from the team so far mention how breathtakingly beautiful and pristine it is. They are staying here in tents and being catered for while they await their next flight which will take them further on to [...]

About the challenge

About the challenge

A trek to one of the most inhospitable regions on Earth. There are just a few weeks to go until headsouth, and the team are enjoying their last days of warmth and home comforts before this epic journey begins. This will be an expedition in the most remote part of Antarctica, where physiological altitude will [...]