Helen Skelton Sport Relief

Biking, Skiing and Kiting Across Antarctica for Sport Relief

Helen Skelton | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home
Helen Skelton

A lot of people told me it couldn't be done, but when asked if I'd travel across Antarctica by bike, ski and kite to reach the South Pole for Sport Relief, I knew it was a chance I couldn't turn down. Now, 500 miles and 18 days later, here I am, standing at the bottom of the world at the southern most point with a massive smile on my face. I keep grinning because I can't really believe I'm here, I'd pinch myself if my heavily padded mittens permitted it!

Why Is This Woman Spending Christmas In The Antarctica?

PA | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Daredevil Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton spent Christmas Day in Antarctica as she prepares for an attempt to become the first person to use a bike...