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Mon Feb 25, 2013, 08:34 AM

Ranulph Fiennes forced out of Antarctic challenge

Source: BBC News

Sir Ranulph Fiennes has pulled out of an expedition across Antarctica in winter because of severe frostbite.

The 68-year-old had been training at a base camp in Antarctica.

He was injured after an accident while skiing during a whiteout. Following a fall, he was forced to use his bare hands to fix a ski binding in temperatures around -30C.

His five team-mates will still embark on the 2,000-mile (3,219km) trek.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21571870

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Response to dipsydoodle (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:08 AM

1. Loved him in the Harry Potter movies

Oh, wait a minute.

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Response to Orrex (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:37 AM

2. Thats his cousin.

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Response to whistler162 (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 12:04 PM

3. I figured he was the nu Ralph.

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