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Image by Canadian Ice Service courtesy Trudy Wohlleben, SOURCE
Wing Commander Matt Stowers.
courtesy Matthew Stowers, SOURCE
Wing Commander Matt Stowers.
courtesy Matthew Stowers, SOURCE
Flight Lieutenant Kev O’Brien.
courtesy Kevin O Brien, SOURCE
Flight Lieutenant Kev O’Brien.
courtesy Kevin O Brien, SOURCE

1996 Magnetic North Pole ski: RAF Matt Stowers and Kev O'Brien start delayed by blizzard

Posted: Mar 04, 2013 08:23 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) In the 2011 Arctic ski season the RAF team, Matthew Stowers and Jules Weeks, was one of the teams who decided to abandon their expedition before getting to their start point at the most northern coast of Canada because of a too long weather delay in Resolute Bay. Matt and Jules thereafter decide to ski to the 1996 position of the Magnetic North Pole in Canada. Unfortunately they had to abandon that attempt as well because Jules had sustained cold injuries to his thumb and a number of fingers on his right hand. ...

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