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Prince Harry's South Pole Excursion Delayed Due to Inclement Weather

8 December 2013 10:49 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Even royalty deals with bad weather! Prince Harry and his team, who embarked on a South Pole expedition with Walking With the Wounded in late November, have been suspended due to inclement weather and severe conditions, a rep from Walking With the Wounded confirms to Us Weekly.  With about 70 miles (112km) to go until they reach the South Pole, the three teams have stopped racing.  "I made the decision to suspend the race," expedition director Ed Parker told Us. "The reason for this is entirely simple -- [...] »

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Prince Harry's South Pole Expedition Is Suspended—Find Out the Details

7 December 2013 2:06 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Prince Harry's South Pole expedition keeps on facing some serious delays and challenges. Organizers announced on Saturday, Dec. 7 that the race has been suspended for safety reasons. "Until now, the three teams have been racing against one another across the Antarctic plateau, but yesterday I took the decision to suspend the race," Ed Parker, the expedition director said in a statement. "The reason for this is entirely simple—safety, which remains the core principal of our expeditions. While all three teams were progressing well, it was becoming evident that there was a higher degree of stress imposed on the team members, due to unprecedented terrain on the »

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Prince Harry Bids Farewell Ahead of His South Pole Adventure

14 November 2013 9:45 AM, PST | | See recent news »

var brightcovevideoid = '2838455992001'; Prince Harry's goodbye kiss will have to last Cressida Bonas for five weeks as he treks across Antarctica to raise awareness for wounded soldiers. The prince, 29, heads for Cape Town, South Africa, on Sunday to take part in Walking with the Wounded's South Pole Allied Challenge - a race that spans over 200 miles in temperatures that can dip to 50 degrees below zero. The competition will involve three seven-man teams from the U.K., the U.S., Australia and Canada. During that time, none of the participants will be calling home. "He won't get to speak »

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Prince Harry's South Pole plans

31 January 2013 5:02 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Britain's Prince Harry wants to trek to the South Pole. The 28-year-old royal - who has just got back from Afghanistan after fighting on the frontline for 20 weeks - is keen to join a group of wounded service personnel to race across the southernmost point on the surface of the Earth when they embark on their journey in November. The six adventurers, who are part of Harry's charity Walking With The Wounded (Wwtw), have undergone vital medical checks ahead of their expedition and they hope the prince can make it. Ed Parker, co-founder of Wwtw, said: 'As the patron of the charity, Prince Harry has been able to give us a huge amount of support, and to hear he »

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