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Challenge Antarctica R3 Challenge stats

As we celebrate #TravelTuesday we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on some amazing statistics from Baz Gray’s recent travel adventure: SATcase R3 Challenge expedition: Challenge Antarctica. The recent Antarctica summer season has seen 157 ski expeditions from … Read More

Colchester pupils meet Baz Gray

Colchester primary school pupils wrap up warm to support Challenge Antarctica When the cold chill was sweeping across the country, pupils at Colne Engaine C of E Primary School in Colchester wore a variety of multi-coloured hats and scarves to … Read More

The Rowing Marine

Lee Spencer, of Yelverton, Devon, who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, this month began his own R3 Challenge to row a 3,500-mile journey across the Atlantic  in a quest to beat the current able-bodied record. Lee hopes to set two … Read More

SATcase features on ITV West Country

Big thank you to ITV West Country who featured Baz Gray on their news programme last night to talk about Challenge Antarctica and SATcase The presenters asked Baz about his calorie intake and he consumed 6,500 calories each day during … Read More

The most extreme field test

        Aged 45 years old Baz Gray achieved some impressive achievements during his R3 Challenge:  becoming the first person to reach the South Pole Solo behind Colin O’Brady and Lou Rudd who both went on the complete … Read More

Challenge Antarctica Stats

Made it to the South Pole! Total distance: 715 miles. Time: 39 days 7 hours from Hercules Inlet to the South Pole Solo, unassisted and unsupported No full rest days taken Pulk start weight: approx. 88kg Food: Consisting of 6500 … Read More

Day 39 – Made it to the South Pole

Made it to the South Pole! The SATcase team are very proud to confirm that after 39 days Baz Gray has reached the South Pole. He called his wife Claire from his SATcase to confirm the fantastic news. Well done … Read More

Day 38/39 – Final push to the South Pole

Day 38 and 39 – Final push to the South Pole Conditions have been good for Baz as he enters the final stages of his expedition to reach the South Pole solo and unassisted. He is aiming to reach the … Read More

Day 37 – Highest Point Above Sea Level

Challenge Antarctica Day 37 – Location co-ordinates S 89.20.429 W 080.36.472. Today has been a good weather day with great visibility and firm ground with temperatures plummeting to -25 degrees. It’s been a long slow plod across flat terrain covering … Read More

Day 36 – 89 Degrees South

Day 36 Challenge Antarctica An amazing milestone passed today reaching 89 degrees South, the last degree before the South Pole. Location co-ordinates S 89.00.029 W 081.50.803. Conditions haven’t been great today with poor visibility. Despite not being able to see … Read More