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Prince Harry 'amazing' says man who followed him to South Pole

A sound recordist from Leicestershire who followed Prince Harry and wounded ex-service personnel to the South Pole, says the Prince was an inspiration.

Robert Leveritt from Clipston near market Harborough worked on the Harry's South Pole Heroes documentary.

It was part of the Walking With The Wounded challenge, which helps those injured in the line of duty.

Mr Leveritt says it was a privilege to take part.


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Prince Harry and South Pole team flying to South Africa

Prince Harry and the South Pole teams were due to fly from the South Pole to Novo airbase yesterday, December 17 , and then onto Cape Town by the end of the week.

Teams are returning to the UK on December 23, so any delay would have seen their return home before Christmas jeopardised.

Prince Harry in the Antarctic. Credit: ITV News

In a voice blog left with expedition HQ in London, co-founder of Walking With The Wounded and Team Noom mentor, Ed Parker, said:

"Now on a very blustery, very snowy day, with a blizzard coming, we are about to fly out to, well we are about to be dragged out on the back of a skidoo to our Aleutian aircraft.

"That Aleutian aircraft will be flying us back to Cape Town, where we have a few days of decompression before returning home to our loved ones."

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Prince Harry evacuated from South Pole ahead of extreme storms

Prince Harry and Team UK as they rest on day nine of the tre Credit: ictoria Nicholson/WWTW/PA

Prince Harry and his the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge team have had to be evacuated from the South Pole before a forecast major Antarctic storm swept in to hit airbase Nova, where they were staying, the Charity Walking With the Wounded said.

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Prince Harry prepares for a trek across the Antarctic

Prince Harry has been preparing for a trek across the Antarctic to the South Pole, listening to safety talks ahead of the hike.

The prince listens to the talk on safety. Credit: ITV News
Harry appears to be in good spirits. Credit: ITV News
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