British Sikh Army officer becomes first woman of color to ski solo to the South Pole – CNN January 4, 2022

I saw this today on CNN – British Sikh Army officer becomes first woman of color to ski solo to the South Pole: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/preet-chandi-completes-south-pole-expedition-idnty/index.html. Longer article.

Laura Smith-Spark and Francesca Street, CNN January 4, 2022

(CNN) — British-born Sikh army officer Preet Chandi has become the first woman of color to complete a solo expedition to the South Pole

Chandi, who has spent the past few months skiing solo and unsupported across Antarctica, announced on January 3 that she’d completed the 700 mile trek in 40 days.

“Feeling so many emotions right now,” said Chandi, via her blog.

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1 Response to British Sikh Army officer becomes first woman of color to ski solo to the South Pole – CNN January 4, 2022

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Wow what an incredible feat by this woman military officer

    Liked by 1 person

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