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Teenager in Antarctic challenge

19 year old Parker Liautaud, who grew up in London, is aiming to break the 'pole to coast' speed record, skiing across the Antarctic in just 22 days

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Teen to attempt 400 mile Antarctic challenge

Do you know where you'll be waking up on Christmas morning? Well one teenager who grew up in London certainly does - he's hoping to spend the day in the South Pole, hundreds of miles from civilisation. 19-year-old Parker Liautaud is attempting to break the record for skiing across Antarctica.

Along the way he'll also carry out scientific experiments to investigate the impact on climate change on the area. Martin Stew went to meet him as he made his preparations - next to Tower Bridge.

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