Harry to lead Antarctica trek

Prince Harry will lead a team of injured servicemen in a race to the south pole to raise funds for charity. The 200-mile expedition begins on Sunday as Harry races two other teams of ex-servicemen to raise cash for Walking With The Wounded.

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Queen inspects equipment ahead of Antarctica trek

Prince Harry showed his grandparents the different types of equipment he and his teammates would use to trek to the South Pole during a reception at Buckingham Palace.

Ed Parker (left), co-Founder of Walking with the Wounded, Prince Harry and the Queen examine a pulk belonging to TEAM UK. Credit: PA

The 29-year-old Prince showed the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh the different types of jackets, boots and special sleds called pulks they will use in their 200 mile trek.

The race to the South Pole, which sees three teams battle it out for first place, are part of a charity effort to raise funds for Walking With The Wounded, which helps retrain injured military personnel for careers in civilian society.

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