Double amputee reaches the South Pole in charity trek

Duncan Slater.
Duncan Slater. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A former soldier from Norfolk has become the first double amputee to walk to the South Pole.

Duncan Slater from Scole lost both his legs in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

The prince reached the bottom of the world at midday after more than three weeks of arduous trekking.
The prince reached the bottom of the world at midday after more than three weeks of arduous trekking. Credit: Walking With The Wounded

He was part of Prince Harry's team which reached the South Pole earlier today in a challenge organised by Walking with the Wounded.

It took three weeks pulling sleds across 200 miles of the frozen wastes of Antarctica.

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